Web Summit returns to live event to explore crypto, DeFi, and NFTs

Shauna Kiely, Web Summit’s Shauna Kiely, stated that although events change from year to year, crypto has remained relevant.
The event covers topics from cryptocurrencies to geopolitics and is expected to bring together 40,000 attendees. It will run until Nov. 4. The event will cover topics from cryptocurrencies and geopolitics. It is expected to draw 40,000 people. Shauna Kiely, Web Summit’s financial expert, said that crypto has been an integral part of Web Summit. “Our events change year to year, but the one thing that has remained relevant is crypto. Blockchain.com, a major blockchain data provider, ran a $100,000 giveaway on the Stellar blockchain at Web Summit 2018. Blockchain.com, a major blockchain data provider, ran a $100,000 giveaway for the Stellar blockchain at Web Summit 2018. Breitman will also discuss crypto mining in the context global environmental concerns with BitGreen CEO Adam Carver. Brendan Eich, Brave CEO, will speak on Nov. 4 about the decentralized internet and blockchain’s ability to protect user data. Tinie Tempah, a Grammy-winning rap star and musician will also discuss the impact NFTs have on the modern music industry. Nicolas Julia, cofounder and CEO of the blockchain-based fantasy soccer app Sorare, will also discuss NFTs in entertainment. Illia Polosukhin (co-founder of Near Protocol’s DeFi platform) will talk about decentralization of internet enabled by blockchain technology. Some of the most prominent speakers at the Web Summit 2021 such as Sir Tim Berners Lee, the World Wide Web inventor, may also have something to say about crypto industry. He sold an NFT of web’s source code to Sotheby’s for $5.4 million in July 2021. Berners-Lee will be discussing the next era in the web during a panel discussion that takes place on Nov. 4. Kristina Lucrezia corner, editor-in-chief of Cointelegraph, will also participate. On Nov. 3, she will be joined by Kristina Lucrezia Corner, editor-in-chief of Cointelegraph, to discuss online commerce with Drift cofounder David Cancel, and Red Points CEO Laura Urquizu. This was in response to a surge in remote workers and tech companies moving to Portugal. According to Our World In Data, Portugal is now the second-highest vaccinated country in the world. It boasts the second-highest vaccination rates in the world after the United Arab Emirates. Web Summit 2021 organizers will discuss matters related to online commerce with Drift co-founder David Cancel and Red Points CEO Laura Urquizu on Nov. 3. COVID-19 compliantOriginally held in Dublin, Ireland, Web Summit moved to Lisbon in 2016 due to a large increase of remote workers and tech companies choosing to move to comply with COVID-19 regulations, including mandatory masks. Web Summit attendees will need to have either an official certificate of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 testing. Web Summit will not be held if official certificates are not available. Organisers will need to obtain a negative PCR/antigen test. This will only be valid for 72 hours. It will be amazing to see people reconnect in person and experience the magic of face-to–face interactions. Live events are returning from all over the globe. We are seeing thousands of speakers, entrepreneurs, investors, and world-class media eager to meet people again,” Web Summit CEO Paddy Cosgrave stated. This conference follows the World Blockchain Summit in Dubai, which was held in mid-October. The conference brought together some the industry’s most influential executives and investors, such as Alex Mashinsky, founder of Celsius Network, Samson Mow, Blockstream chief strategist officer, Serguei Popov, founder of Iota Foundation, and others.

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