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Korea Blockchain Week 2024 Announces High-Profile Sponsors and Speakers

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Korea Blockchain Week 2024 Announces High-Profile Sponsors and Speakers

Asia’s most influential blockchain conference, Korea Blockchain Week 2024, is excited to reveal a lineup of high-profile sponsors and featured speakers. Mysten Labs’ cutting-edge Layer-1 blockchain, Sui, has been selected the Official Conference Partner. Orbs, Flare Network, and Ripple are the Gold sponsors, while Aptos Foundation and Tron are the title sponsors. The official KBW website has the whole list of partners that are taking part as Silver, Bronze, and Copper sponsors.

Evan Cheng, Co-Founder & CEO of Mysten Labs, said:

“Every year, Korea Blockchain Week brings together the world’s brightest minds and leaders of some of the most innovative technology companies to explore and expand awareness of blockchain technology. Korea is rising to the forefront of the industry’s wave of mass adoption, and with Sui’s established roots in the region, we are pleased to join KBW this year in continuing its tradition of excellence and fueling crypto’s next phase of growth across Asia.”

Among the notable speakers on KBW2024’s stellar speaker lineup are Vitalik Buterin (virtual), Arthur Hayes, Mike Belshe, Mo Shaikh, Yat Siu, Muneeb Ali, Keone Hon, Eli Ben-Sasson, Ed Felten, and Aleksander Larsen among others.  The following new big-name speakers are welcomed to the conference:

  • Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple
  • Richard Teng, CEO of Binance
  • Sébastien Borget, Co-founder and CEO of The Sandbox
  • Dominic Williams, Founder and Chief Scientist at DFINITY Foundation
  • Nick van Eck, Co-founder and CEO of Agora
  • Nathan Allman, Founder and CEO of Ondo Finance
  • Vyas Krishnan, Strategy at EigenLayer
  • Daniel Wang, CEO of Taiko
  • Greg Solano, CEO of Yuga Labs

Each of these powerful individuals would contribute a multitude of skills and expertise, providing priceless insights into the rapidly developing field of blockchain technology.

Seon-ik Jeon, CEO of FACTBLOCK, the host of KBW, said:

“Over the past seven years, KBW has grown to become the prime avenue for impactful dialogues that help shape the narratives and influence decisions in the global Web3 industry. The growing roster of our headline speakers is a testament to that. We are truly delighted to welcome Sui as the Official Conference Partner, along with other prominent sponsors, renowned speakers, and attendees who collectively help make Asia’s most impactful blockchain conference possible.”

The seventh iteration of Korea Blockchain Week (KBW) will take place from September 1–7, 2024, with just 75 days to go in the countdown. Its main two-day “IMPACT” conference will take place on September 3–4, at the Walkerhill Hotels & Resorts in Seoul, South Korea.

KBW2024 is expected to be one of the most eagerly awaited international Web3 conferences of the year. This year’s KBW, which is co-hosted by Asia’s top Web3 venture capital fund, Hashed, and founded and coordinated by Web3 ecosystem builder FACTBLOCK, will focus on the convergence of Web2 and Web3, highlighting the importance of Asia-powered growth, innovation, and adoption that is driving the global Web 3 ecosystem.

Hashed CEO Simon Kim stated:

“KBW2024 will serve as a bridge connecting East and West by inviting leaders who are at the forefront of the global blockchain industry.” He added, “The upcoming KBW: IMPACT will cover not only the trends in Web3 technology but also institutional approaches to Web3 technology and market, strategies for expanding into the mass market both regional and comprehensive, and trends from major regulatory agencies.”

KBW2024: IMPACT will host an Institutional Day with an emphasis on the ways in which decentralized finance and conventional finance interact, as well as how Web2 enterprises are using blockchain technology to improve services that are geared at users or clients. KBW2024 will serve as a platform at the intersection of institutional capital and Web3 innovations as Korea emerges as the Web3 capital.

As part of its ongoing endeavor to enhance the experience and optimize the value for participants, KBW2024: IMPACT will include an abundance of interactive features that allow guests to fully engage with cutting-edge blockchain-based games and apps.

Please visit https://koreablockchainweek.com/ for more details and ongoing updates on Korea Blockchain Week 2024.

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