WHAT WENT DOWN AT CRYPTO FEST 2019?

This was the first event of its kind in South Africa held at Shimmy Beach Club in Cape Town.

Watch the highlights video below.

Immersive, Interactive, Innovative

Bitcoin Events’ inaugural Crypto Fest in Cape Town saw over 250 attend the exciting event from over 10 countries to engage with, talk about, present on and learn everything this still nascent crypto industry has going for it. Focusing on payments, investing, trading and even touching on social good opportunities, Crypto Fest 2019 was a first-of-its-kind event that looked to incorporate the excitement and dynamism of music festivals.

The event provided attendees with an immersive experience, plenty of engagement with well-known speakers and thought leaders, fantastic networking opportunities and showcase the real-world applications on how this technology is being used globally.

The event drove meaningful discussions and debates on how to accelerate the global adoption of cryptocurrencies and to explore the many opportunities that exist. Read more…

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Speakers

Our global speakers are well-known thought leaders and experts in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology space.

Richard de Sousa

Richard de Sousa

Founder of AltCoinTrader
Martin Harris

Martin Harris

Trader and Market Analyst at IG
Khaya Maloney

Khaya Maloney

Country Manager of South Africa for OKEx
Rocelo Lopes

Rocelo Lopes

Founder of CoinBR, CEO of Stratum and CoinPY
Shantnu Saxena

Shantnu Saxena

EVP at Huobi MENA
Marius Reitz

Marius Reitz

General Manager for Africa at Luno
Piotr Tylczynsk

Piotr Tylczynsk

Senior VP Global Business Development at MineBest
Abraham Cambridge

Abraham Cambridge

Founder and CEO of The Sun Exchange
Athena Yu

Athena Yu

Executive Director of Binance Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF)
John Lombela

John Lombela

Founder and Managing Director of Cryptovecs Capital
Vojtech Simetka

Vojtech Simetka

Co-founder of Blockchain for Humanity and Giveth
Graeme Tennant

Graeme Tennant

Financial Analyst at AvantCore (Pty) Ltd and SA Crypto
Grey Jabesi

Grey Jabesi

Director of Communications at United Africa Blockchain Association
Connie Gallippi

Connie Gallippi

Founder and Executive Director at BitGive Foundation
Claire Hall

Claire Hall

MC for Women in Crypto Meetup, Sydney
Farzam Ehsani

Farzam Ehsani

CEO and Co-Founder of VALR.com
Louis Buys

Louis Buys

Co-founder and Co-CEO of Revix
Lorien Gamaroff

Lorien Gamaroff

Founder/CEO of Bankymoon and Co-founder/CEO of Centbee
Earle Loxton

Earle Loxton

Founder at DCX Capital
Warren Gray

Warren Gray

Co-founder of OpenMint and Blockstarters
James Preston

James Preston

Managing Editor at SA Crypto
Jurgen Kuhnel

Jurgen Kuhnel

Co-founder and CEO of Xago
Prof. Angela Itzikowitz

Prof. Angela Itzikowitz

Director at ENSafrica’s Banking and Finance Department
Simon Dingle

Simon Dingle

CEO of Inves Capital, South Africa Radio Presenter

PROGRAMME

The focus of the Crypto Fest was on cryptocurrency investments, trading and payments. Hotly contested debates and discussions took place in the Crypto Battle Arena.

Click on the button below to view the programme.

SPONSORS

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!

AltcoinTrader
IG
Okex
Huobi
MineBest
Stratum
The Sun Exchange
Xago
Stratum
Bitcoin Africa
Brave New Coin
CoinInsider

EXHIBITORS

AltcoinTrader
BitDrop
Centbee
Cryptobasket
Huobi
IG
LAToken
MineBest
Okex
Peng Coin
Stratum
VALR