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J.D. Salbego Hosting Crypto Finance Conference VIP Investor Dinner San Francisco 2018

Hosting Crypto Finance Conference’s VIP Investor Dinner

Crypto Finance Conference, California, September 5-7, 2018 Crypto Finance Conference’s VIP Speaker/Investor Dinner at the prestigious Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay Investors are an integral part of our Blockchain and Cryptocurrency world. If not for them, innovations would lay stillborn, limp and utterly unable to thrive. That said, I believe in the role of well-formed investor networks in supporting the development of crypto economies around the world, especially in Asia. With this realization, I hosted the CFC at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, in …

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J.D. Salbego with Vitalik Butarin and Jason Hsu

A Vision for the Future of Blockchain with Vitalik Butarin and Jason Hsu

On August 7, 2018, I had the wonderful opportunity to join the prodigious Vitalik Butarin, the founder of Ethereum, and Jason Hsu, at an intimate event organized by the Blockchain at Berkeley forum, Origin, and the Modernist Club’s co-founder Steve Chen. Interestingly, it was Butarin who gave Hsu his nickname, the crypto congressman, and now the entire world knows him by this name. Apart from the “fireside chat” between Hsu and Vitalik, the event featured a series of “lightning talks” …

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J.D. Salbego Attends Byond Blocks Blockchain Week Seoul 2018

Global Expansion Deal Flow at Korea Blockchain week 2018

Korea Blockchain Week 2018, Seoul, July 16 to 20, 2018 Building Cryptocurrency Networks Understandably, the dramatic upsurge in cryptocurrency use culminated in the Korea Blockchain Week 2018, featuring multiple events and conferences, designed towards bringing potential and successful investors together. 50 speakers, from over 30 countries, met in Seoul KBW 2018 to discuss the prospects of the cryptocurrency industry and ways to implement blockchain technology further. The Beyond Blocks Summit also had discussions and lectures on similar topics, thereby forming …

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J.D. Salbego's Work Featured in Forbes and Business Insider

Linked To Boosting Japan’s Economy With Blockchain

My company Legion Ventures, the Global Blockchain Association, and Yoshitaka Kitao CEO of SBI Holdings, and in partnership with the Japanese Government; are proud to announce that we were featured in Forbes & Business Insider linking our Japan Blockchain Conference 2018 to helping re-build Japan’s economy to its once thriving stage back in the 80’s! We were also featured in many other media outlets showcasing the success of our conference and fueling Japans Blockchain Industry. Along with that, we reached an astounding 15,000 attendance throughout both days!  Our conference was …

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J.D. Salbego Advises Google's Startup Grind

Advising Google’s Startup Grind

Google Startup Grind – Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs As a rising global entrepreneur platform meant to inspire, educate, and connect, Google Startup Grind, is organizing some of the largest conferences and startup events around the world which have been glorified by the likes of Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn’s co-founder), Eric Schmidt (former Google CEO), Cal Henderson (CTO at Slack), and Mikkel Svane (CEO of Zendesk), among many others. Presently, this global entrepreneur community has more than 2,000,000 members and is spanned across …

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J.D. Salbego co-organizes Japan Blockchain Conference Tokyo 2018

Japan Blockchain Conference 2018-Speaking & Organizing the Largest Blockchain Conference in the World

Japan Blockchain Conference, Tokyo, June 26-27, 2018 The #1 Cryptoeconomy In The World When preparation meets opportunity, the stars are supposed to align. At least, this was definitely true for us in Tokyo, Japan during June 2018 when we organized the first Japan Blockchain Conference. My company Legion Ventures, Global Blockchain Association, Yoshitaka Kitao CEO of SBI Holdings, and in partnership with the Japanese Government; the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) organized …

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