“Cryptocurrencies, blockchain and decentralization is a revolution. It is the fourth system that is here to replace what’s not working for 7 billion people that cannot rise to the middle-class.”
as quoted by Forbes in 2019 as ‘Quite possibly one of the most important innovators and pioneers of modern business’ opened the summit with a keynote on reinventing financial services and moving money over a blockchain.
“This is the beginning of one of the most amazing sociological changes in the history of the world. We are in for one of the biggest transformation moments and it is happening in the next five to ten years. If you are issuing an ICO, this is your moment, this is the trillion and ten trillion-dollar industries that you are going after.”
Founder, DFJ Venture Capital, United States
The 13th edition of WBS was in line with the Singapore Government’s strategy to adopt blockchain technologies that can revolutionize its Public and Private Sector.
As one of the top destinations for blockchain and crypto ventures, #WBS Singapore was designed with a specific goal to reinvigorate the nation’s efforts to nurture a robust blockchain and crypto ecosystem.
The summit succeeded in linking investors who are experts in crypto & blockchain who had private meetings with ICOs, IEOs, STOs, startups, digital companies, solution providers and top blockchain experts who collectively articulated their narrative around the potential application of blockchain and cryptocurrency for Singapore.
To fuel the blockchain and crypto startup ecosystem of Singapore, Trescon’s dedicated pitch competition, Startup Grand Slam featured more than 20 startups that pitched their business ideas to a panel of global investors. AgUnity, a global technology platform working towards connecting 1+ billion people without access to basic services were the winners of this elite competition.