30 September 2022 | Hybrid Edition (Grand Africa Café & Beach, Cape Town, South Africa and Virtual) | 4th Edition
The bustling and vibrant Crypto Fest 2022, hosted at The Grand Africa Café and Beach venue at the Cape Town Waterfront in September 2022, was a spectacular convergence of visionaries, enthusiasts, and experts in the world of cryptocurrencies, NFTs, DeFi and blockchain technology.
Nestled against the picturesque backdrop of Cape Town’s iconic waterfront, The Grand Africa Café and Beach provided the perfect setting for this extraordinary gathering. Its lively ambiance and scenic location served as a fitting backdrop for the dynamic discussions, captivating presentations, and vibrant networking opportunities that unfolded throughout the event.
The event formed part of a Week of Innovation as a collaboration with the SA Innovation Summit, the largest startup event in Africa, that took place in Cape Town, 27-29 September 2022.
Under the theme of ‘Don’t Look Up’, based on the satirical movie, ‘Don’t Look Up’, the event saw about 1,000 entrepreneurs, traders, investors, developers, and pundits alike gather both in-person in Cape Town and virtually, to explore the vast opportunities that cryptocurrencies and their related innovations are creating in the African economy.
In addition to the captivating talks and presentations, the event offered a plethora of enjoyable activities that added an extra layer of excitement.
Attendees were treated to a luxury yacht cruise around the picturesque Cape Town harbor, immersing themselves in breathtaking views while connecting with like-minded individuals.
The NFT gallery showcased a captivating array of African digital art, providing a glimpse into the vibrant world of non-fungible tokens. For gaming enthusiasts, the Metaverse Gaming Zone provided an immersive experience where cutting-edge technology and virtual worlds converged, allowing participants to explore and engage in the future of gaming.
The event also featured engaging exhibitions, offering attendees the opportunity to interact with the latest advancements and innovations in the digital asset space.
Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth in the City of Cape Town, Alderman James Vos opened the event and expressed that – as Africa’s Tech Capital – Cape Town was an ideal host city for the continent’s leading gathering of innovators, affording them an unmatched opportunity to connect, inspire and accelerate the impact that crypto technologies can have on advancing socio-economic growth in South Africa and abroad.