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WHAT IS WORLD BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT?

World Blockchain Summit is a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 19+ destinations across the world.

It is a thought-leadership-driven initiative that brings together the most important stakeholders from the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency ecosystem such as investors, blockchain and crypto projects, exchanges, enterprises, government representatives, technology leaders - to discuss and deliberate the future of the industry and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions.

The summit also features inspirational keynotes, pitch competitions, panel discussions, investor meet-ups, project showcases, industry use-cases and a host of formal and informal networking opportunities.

Why Dubai?

Middle East and Africa’s Blockchain Spending to Surge 400 per cent by 2023

Source: Cointelegraph

The UAE, particularly Dubai, is recognised for its welcoming stance on crypto and blockchain technology. Dubai facilitates its governing bodies to promote and foster the adoption of blockchain.

  • The DMCC Crypto Centre – launched in May to promote cryptographic and blockchain technologies in Dubai – is home to more than 100 organisations operating in the crypto space.
  • The city has opened a new free economic zone for business offering, issuing, listing and trading in Crypto. The Dubai Multi Commodities Center has signed an agreement with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) to enable licensing for firms that deal with crypto assets.
  • Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) signed an agreement with the SCA to contribute to driving growth in the cryptocurrency sector and enhance the use of blockchain in Dubai and the UAE, which will be an essential part of the nation's blockchain strategy.

The safety of our AI community is a top priority

In light of the health safety recommendations by governments across the world, World AI Show - KL will be hosted for CIOs, Heads of AI and global experts as a virtual online event, in lieu of an in-person event. We look forward to bringing together our ecosystem of tech leaders in this new virtual format to learn, connect and collaborate together. Stay tuned for more details to come.

Meet crypto investors from across the global, who are gathering at World Blockchain Summit - Dubai. Meet crypto investors from across the global, who are gathering at World Blockchain Summit - Dubai.
Investor
Connect

Meet with Institutional Investors, Family Offices, Hedge Funds, Asset Allocators and Angel Investors who are on the lookout for the most promising entrepreneurial projects in the Crypto and Blockchain space.

Listen to crypto investors, HNIs and influencers, who are thought leaders in the Crypto world, at WBS Dubai Listen to crypto investors, HNIs and influencers, who are thought leaders in the Crypto world, at WBS Dubai
BlocKonnect

Meet the world-renowned industry experts, who are handpicked based on their contribution to the field of distributed ledger technology.

Gain insights from these IT Leaders, Tech Entrepreneurs and Blockchain Developers who are thought leaders in the Crypto world.

Listen to experts discussing the latest trends in Blockchain and Crypto at WBS Dubai. Listen to experts discussing the latest trends in Blockchain and Crypto at WBS Dubai.
Enlightening
Sessions

Listen to enlightening sessions from some of the greatest minds in the Blockchain and Crypto space as the answer some of today's most pressing questions in the current industry.

They will be joining through thought-provoking panel discussions, keynotes, use-cases, fireside chats and more.

Explore the latest projects and use cases in the crypto and blockchain world at World Blockchain Summit Dubai. Explore the latest projects and use cases in the crypto and blockchain world at World Blockchain Summit Dubai.
Product
Showcase

The show features presentations, use-case-studies and educational sessions by global technology providers who are showcasing their latest innovations designed with the primary focus on enabling businesses and organizations to adopt Blockchain and Crypto solutions.

pitch competition

CONTEST TO WIN

US$ 1,000,000

Get a chance to win the regional cup of the startup worldcup and fly to San Francisco to compete with 30 other contestants to win US$1 million.

Startup World Cup has set a precedent for attracting the world’s brightest minds across the globe and look forward to having you participate in solving the planet’s biggest challenges through ground-breaking solutions that move ecosystems forward.

PAST SPEAKERS

Frederik Gregaard

Chief Executive Officer,

Cardano foundation

Zurich

Faryar Shirzad

Chief Policy Officer,

Coinbase

USA

ALEX MASHINSKY

Founder and CEO,

Celsius Network

USA

Furqan Rassul

CEO,

Elite Partner Investment LLC

UAE

Founder and CEO of SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI marketplace. He is also the chief scientist of robotics firm Hanson Robotics, chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society and vice chairman of the futurist nonprofit Humanity.

DR BEN GOERTZEL

CEO,

SingularityNET

Hong Kong

Hubertus Thonhauser

Partner- Ghaf Capital,

Chairman of the Tezos Foundation

UAE

Marwan, a Crypto Pioneer is also the CEO of Foresee Payment Services LLC which is the UAE’s first crypto commodity payment processing company. In February 2018, Marwan founded the region's first crypto over the counter crypto trading desk with the establishment of his company OTC Supply DMCC.

DR MARWAN ALZAROUNI

CEO,

Dubai Blockchain Center

UAE

Austin Alexander

VP,

Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

USA

discussion topics

NFTs and the future of the Metaverse

From Web 2.0 to Web 3.0

Current state of DeFi

Navigating Blockchain and Digital Assets as a VC

Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs) - How to Implement Corporate governance

Practical Implimentation of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

The institutionalisation of crypto markets

Regulatory advances in crypto

WHY ATTEND?

WHY SHOULD

GOVERNMENTS

ATTEND?

Draft new regulations, meet potential partners, network with global blockchain experts

  • Learn from industry experts and thought leaders to help draft new regulations and policies
  • Explore latest blockchain innovations from established tech leaders and emerging startups
  • Understand how to automate and cut costs of several state-provided services
  • Explore collaboration opportunities with top global technology enterprises
  • Network with elite blockchain experts, business owners, investors and startups
  • Identify and incentivize local startups/ICOs with a potential to develop innovative solutions and services

WHY SHOULD

ENTERPRISES

ATTEND?

Explore innovative blockchain products, network with regional governments and potential partners

  • Explore latest blockchain innovations from established tech leaders and emerging startups
  • Learn from the world’s top-most blockchain gurus, successful use-cases, implementation, roadblocks and much more
  • Find relevant startups/ICOs for collaboration to develop products and services of mutual interest
  • Network with regional government authorities and potential partners

WHY SHOULD

STARTUPS/ICOs

ATTEND?

Showcase innovations, get brand exposure and network with investors to help raise funds

  • Showcase your innovations in front of early adopters, governments and enterprises who are eager to explore blockchain solutions in their businesses
  • Raise funds by meeting with potential investors interested in your type of product and solutions
  • Present your ideas and innovations in front of curated audience consisting of investors, senior government authorities and global technology enterprises
  • Get maximum brand exposure through regional and international media, tech-bloggers and journalists
  • Learn and network with international blockchain experts and regional policy makers

WHY SHOULD

INVESTORS

ATTEND?

Meet curated startups/ICOs, network with elites from enterprises, governments and global blockchain experts

  • Meet curated startups that have potential value in a growth oriented markets and practical solutions to real problems
  • Get privileged access to startup pitch decks that are curated and approved by our advisory board comprising of investors, thought leaders and senior technology fellows
  • Access to dedicated networking lounge specially reserved for speakers, investors and VIPs attending the show
  • Receive startup pitch decks much prior to the event, so you can come prepared with your customized questions to them

advisory board members

Our advisory board consists of top technology experts and some of the brightest minds globally who play a critical role in the development of agendas, effective conference sessions design and cutting-edge content creation.

TOP TESTIMONIALS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO ATTEND WBS!

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