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PR: Who Said What at WIRE SUMMIT 2018

Wire Summit 2018

Bitcoin Press Release: The premier blockchain investment event, “WIRE SUMMIT 2018” , which took place last week in Delhi, proved to be a great success, with interest and demand in blockchain opportunity undiminished even in the current market climate.

Dec 6th, 2018, New Delhi, India – Wire Summit 2018 has concluded. Organized by one of the most recognized blockchain news platforms, BTCWIRES, in partnership with Vizag Fintech Valley, Vizag, Government of Andhra Pradesh, it has shown itself to be one of the world’s and region’s most subscribed blockchain investment event, featuring more than 50 speakers and over 25 companies delivering the freshest emerging opportunities to over 1,000 investors.

Here is a highlight of what some of the industry’s biggest names had to say at the event:

JA Chowdhury, the special chief secretary and IT adviser to the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, talked about the role of government in bringing blockchain in the mainstream. Chowdhury raised the question “how can we protect the digital assets and focus on a Blockchain and Digital India?”.

Dr Dhiren Patel, Director, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai discussed blockchain beyond cryptocurrencies. He said, “Crypto was supposed to be independent of the institution so that it’s value does not vary or [is] volatile.”

A brilliant panel discussion moderated by Abhishek Kishore Gupta, Partner at KPMG India, on “A Decentralized Future”. They outlined adviser, network and capital as key ingredients of a successful blockchain project with industry experts Giacomo Arcaro and Giovanni Casagrande, followed by an interactive Q/A session.

Investors Utsav Somani and Mohak Agarwal discussed in a panel moderated by Daniel Steeves about investments in blockchain. The panel had an active session throughout the discussion. Somani, Partner at Angellist, commented during the discussion, “We are at a level in the blockchain, is same as early internet before the introduction of https.”

Niki Ariyasinghe, Partner at R3, talked about the power of blockchain for the enterprise sector. He focused on the discussion over the problem of the industry by saying, “What I see is NOT what you see.” His session was followed by an informative Q/A session.

The AMA session with Simon Cocking and the informative note from Tim Draper were other key attractions at the event.

Cathy Guo, co-founder of Dunya Labs, discussed the three phases of Mass Adoption, where she focused her speech on application-specific blockchains, the general purpose of concept and the decentralized apps. She also discussed cryptocurrency and blockchain having an edge.

An interactive panel discussion moderated by Varun Sethi discussed blockchain regulations in India along with industry experts Anshul Dhir, Opinder Preet Singh, and Ankit Gaur. They were actively answering queries that were being asked by the audience.

The active participation from some of the innovative startups was also seen at the event. Projects like BIENT, Dunya Labs, Farm2Kitchen, ELAD, DGram, and Intrachain were some of the startups that presented their projects and ideas at the event.

The central concept of WireSummit 2018 was to bridge the gap between blockchain startups and investors, and it is accomplished because of the active participation by everyone present at the event. The networking and the interactions were actively facilitated during the event and covered by many publications as well.

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