It was a busy week for Binance with the launch of another new exchange and the four-day blockchain event currently underway in Singapore.
From 19 to 22 January Binance Blockchain Week attracted thousands of participants to see some of the biggest names in the crypto industry. The first two days hosted the Binance SAFU Hackathon while today and tomorrow is the Binance Conference.
The official website highlighted the need for such an event as the industry is going through a difficult time;
"Currently there is a great deal of turbulence in the encrypted market.The uncertainty is affecting the industry and companies are facing an increasing number of challenges.It is necessary to combine efforts and start a global blocking movement that it will reenergize and create a positive orientation for the blockchain and the industry as a whole ".
The hackathon is part of the company's SAFU, secure user investment funds and "buidl" ethics that involves working towards better products and the future security of cryptography and blockchain applications. Building a safer environment to exchange crypto will be key to its broader adoption and Binance is at the forefront of security.
Congratulations to Merkle Blox !! 👏
The winning team of #SAFU Pre-hackathon Singapore, which is organized by @binance is @bit_temple , win the final CHAMPION of #SAFU HACHATHON !!! @EventBinance #BUIDL #BUIDLers #SAFU #SAFUHackathon pic.twitter.com/C8BEw2RGxb
– BitTemple (@bit_temple) 20 January 2019
The conference, which is currently underway, is a showcase where over 50 "dedicated, extraordinary and creative minds in the blockchain space will gather to discuss current industry trends, hot topics and seek innovative solutions to further explore the development of the industry. blockchain ecosystem ".
In addition, the head of Binance CZ is Yoni Assia, CEO of eToro, Da Hongfei, founder of NEO, founder of Tron Justin Sun, Anthony Pompliano, partner of Morgan Creek Digital and representatives of numerous cryptographic organizations including Ripple, PwC, Qtum, Vertex, Bloq, Ontology, R3, ConsenSys, Circle and the Ethereum Foundation.
The first chat with the fireplace started with @cz_binance Founder and CEO of @Binance is @ JamesRadecki32 Global manager of business development of @CumberlandSays . James was kind enough to give CZ a @NHLBlackhawks hockey shirt! pic.twitter.com/qXJWW7nYzm
– Binance Blockchain Event (@EventBinance) 21 January 2019
Following the chat with CZ, the first panel discussed "Lessons learned in Crypto and Token Investments", followed by "The United Nations of Blockchain: new solutions for the objectives of development of sustainability".
Tomorrow's conference articles include NEO Da Hongfei's founder who talks about "smart economy" and Justin Sun on dApp's blockchain ecosystems. Stablecoins and corporate blockchain solutions will follow lunch with the emerging markets in the crypt to keep watch over the afternoon.
Unlike the major technology fairs organized by Microsoft or Apple to advertise their products and services, cryptographic conferences are largely team-oriented activities. Binance has started what is likely to be a growing trend in creativity and productivity for industry, which is good news for anyone with an interest in cryptography and a desire to see it grow and become part of our daily lives.