When Bitcoin was first conceptualized in a paper circulating a cryptography mailing list, it was difficult to take seriously. This wasn’t the first time an e-currency outside of government regulation had tried to shake up the financial world, and every single one of them had flopped. There was no reason this one would succeed where others had failed.

But it caught on. Bitcoin became a global phenomenon. What set it apart was the technology it was built on: blockchain.

The internet is transforming. Blockchain has offered a way for data to be handled without trusting it in the hands of centralized corporations. This digital revolution is happening right now, which is why on both days of our Hangzhou China 2018 event, we’re dedicating an entire stage just to speakers on blockchain. And wow, get ready to hear from some of the biggest names in the industry!

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James Deutsch

James Deutsch is a marketing intern based in Beijing. You can contact him at jm.deutsch@protonmail.com.