Silicon Valley to host blockchain world championship

October 15, 2018
Chris Wheal

Business leaders and investors from across the world will gather at the Silicon Valley on October 29 to witness the most exciting startups in the distributed ledger technology (DLT) space.

The inaugural Responsible Blockchain World Championship (RBWC) will showcase and identify the best blockchain innovations, according to a report from Chinese news serviceĀ  Xinhuanet.

The report suggested that most of those present at the Silicon Valley event would also join the Blockchain Forum scheduled in New York in November .

Another key event in the calendar is a blockchain forum in New York in November.

According to Xinhuanet, leaders from Draper Dragon Innovation Fund, SOSV, GOBI VC, Blockchain Frontier Venture Fund, Alignment Capital and other investment funds will select the top 30 blockchain innovations to be accelerated in both China and the US.

Commenting on the planned events FinTech4Good president Xiaochen Zhang said: It is a very exciting time for the blockchain industry. The world has heard enough of what blockchain could potentially achieve.

“Through the Responsible Blockchain World Championship, we will join hands with top investors to identify the most impactful blockchain innovations from all over the world and help them to achieve growth in frontier markets.”

Post written by Chris Wheal
Chris Wheal is editor of OpenLedger's news and features service. An award-wining business journalists himself, he runs a team of freelance journalists from across the UK and north America.

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