Written by Evan Schindler

From Pittsburgh with a background in payments, mobile applications and marketing technology. My future is in blockchain.
May 16 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: May 16, 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: May 16, 2018

In Today’s Crypto Minute: It’s Blockchain Week! What’s the latest going on in New York City?

Consensus is Underway

According to Forbes, Coindesk’s annual crypto-centered conference is predicted to bring roughly 8,500 visitors through the doors of the New York Hilton Midtown throughout the week. Amongst those in attendance are Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank president James Bullard and European Parliament member Eva Kaili.

The estimated event attendance is up from just 2,700 last year according to Reuters. Consensus 2018 will feature 250 speakers to explore the current and future landscape of the industry including Dorsey, who is slated to speak on Wednesday.

Tweets from #Blockchain Week

The Nasdaq shows some love to blockchain technology in Times Square.

These tulips were ironically on full display as the center peices for the Coin Center Gala.

“Bankers” banned together in the on-going fight against Bitcoin to rally a protest outside the Consensus Convention.

…. and the founder of Litecoin can get into any party he wants.


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Topics: Blockchain, Crypto Minute, Blockchain Week, New York City, Bitcoin