Our coverage from Malta AI & Blockchain Summit!
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One of the world’s biggest blockchain conferences – Malta AI & Blockchain Summit took place on May 23-24 in the Hilton hotel in St. Julians, Malta. Our delegation took part in this considerable event and we were definitely under the huge impression – there were over 5,500 attendees, many delegates, exhibitors, investors and top speakers, including Roger Ver and Dr Larry Sanger, the co-founder of Wikipedia.
“Excellent combo of AI and blockchain”
Check out some comments from this event:
“One of the best summits of this sort. Excellent Combo of AI and BC. Great minds, top speakers, great networking.”, told us Valentin Kotov, a data scientist at TMC People Drive Technology.
“Great Summit. I won tickets and give big thanks to Block Fund for their communication and help in attending. My main interest is in how AI can help blockchain technology to become fairer and help reach a consensus in the festival of the commons.”, told us Usama Dafaalla from the United Kingdom, who was supported by Block Fund.
TMC People Drive Technology is an international high-tech company. It is “comprised of Employeneurs with more than 30 nationalities who provide services to customers all over the world”. It is based in many different locations, having offices in such places as (among others) Eindhoven (Netherlands), Utrecht (Netherlands), Brussels (Belgium), Rennes (France), Paris (France), Madrid (Spain), and Porto (Portugal). You can check out their Facebook fan page here.
Block Fund is a cryptocurrency crowdfunded real estate development operation based in Is-Swatar, Malta. Check out their Facebook here.
Some other companies that attended this event are: WH, TaoDust, Amlexa, CoinCasso, Fasttoken, WizKey, and CloseCross.
According to their website, EMD is an established multi-disciplinary firm based in Malta providing legal, tax, advisory and corporate services.
TaoDust is equity crowdfunding platform on the blockchain and the first tokenized startup platform.
CoinCasso is one of the main sponsors of the event – actually we could find their logo on the leashes that the delegates wore. It is a hybrid cryptocurrency exchange that is going to combine the advantages of centralized and decentralized exchanges.
Fasttoken is also one of the main sponsors of the event. The company provides the world’s first and fastest decentralized Ethereum blockchain-
Amlexa is a company which is providing anti-money laundering solutions.
There were many famous speakers, including Joseph Muscat (the Prime Minister of Malta), Bobby Lee, Roger Ver, Tim Draper (remotely), Dennis O’Neill (O’Neill Capital Advisors) and Dr Larry Sanger (Wikipedia and Everipedia). Dr Larry Sanger was discussing the topic of Web 3.0 – “What is web 3.0 and why does it matter?”. Sanger emphasized how social media affect our lives and that Big Tech corporations are currently more and more closely collaborating with governments around the globe. Tim Draper was discussing the topic “Bitcoin: a 21st-century currency renaissance”, Bobby Lee – “The future of digital money”, Dennis O’Neill “Blockchain Investment: Has the industry matured for institutional investors?”. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said: “We must look to make sure other countries embrace this [blockchain] technology”.
Blocktoq team spent a great time in sunny Malta. We were very glad to take part in this exceptional event. It was the spring edition of Malta AI & Blockchain Summit. The next one will take place on November 7-8. We can’t wait for it!