October 5, 2022

Over 8,700 attendees flocked to Asia’s greatest crypto convention in Seoul to realize insights into the way forward for Web3, DeFi, Metaverse, and extra

[Seoul, South Korea] – FactBlock, the host of the action-packed Korea Blockchain Week 2022, is delighted to share that the fifth installment of Asia’s flagship blockchain occasion has been a roaring success.

Over 8,700 builders, buyers, policymakers, executives, and fanatics from everywhere in the world gathered in Seoul to realize insights into the way forward for blockchain in addition to the chance to fulfill {industry} specialists.

At KBW2022 held between August 7 and 14, the {industry}’s finest gamers and pioneers joined South Korean blockchain evangelists and enterprise leaders to debate blockchain expertise, cryptocurrency, DeFi, NFT, Metaverse, Web3, GameFi, and extra.

KBW2022:IMPACT, the primary occasion, was organized with Factblock as host, Hashed as co-host, and ROK Capital as a associate and was held on the Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas on August eighth and ninth. It had 1000’s of attendees engaged throughout three phases named after the three symbolic metropolitan cities in South Korea – Seoul, Busan, and Jeju. The convention went on with out hiccups regardless of the heaviest rain storms in 80 years in Seoul.

The organizers are grateful to all of the attendees who traveled all the way in which to Seoul to take part in probably the most vital crypto occasion in Asia, in addition to the sponsors who made all of it attainable. The title sponsors for the occasion had been Klaytn, Solana, and Wemade. 

FactBlock, Hashed, and ROK Capital additionally categorical their honest gratitude to the 130 audio system who took half in giving keynotes or panels on the convention. 

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“In KBW2022:IMPACT, Web3 was the primary agenda, and speeches and panel discussions had been held on varied detailed subjects akin to infrastructure, NFT, video games, metaverse, DAO, and regulation,” stated FactBlock CEO Seonik Jeon.

“KBW is a venue for blockchain {industry} leaders around the globe to share insights and focus on the event of blockchain expertise. It has now established itself as a worldwide blockchain occasion past Asia.”

“We hope that everybody who attended this occasion obtained worthwhile details about the newest developments in blockchain expertise and main tasks inside the house,” added Jeon.

“Breaking the long-due social distance of Covid-19, KBW2022 grew to become a core platform for the blockchain and web3 {industry} past Asia, the place varied founders and builders gathered collectively to share their ideas and discover new alternatives. We firmly consider the fervour we noticed throughout KBW will make the blockchain ecosystem develop more healthy. We’d like to precise our honest gratitude to all of the audio system, attendees, sponsors, and organizers who enlightened the occasion.” stated Edward Hong, Head of Platform at Hashed.

On condition that the occasion was primarily based in Korea, many had been within the Web3 tasks popping out of the Korean blockchain scene. The South Korean authorities has moved to control the {industry} moderately than imposing an outright ban, giving a much-needed enhance to the Web3 ecosystem within the nation.

Attendees had an thrilling week in Seoul. Proper after KBW2022:IMPACT, the official KBW2022 afterparty passed off in Dongdaemun Design Plaza on August 12-14th which showcased the most well liked EDM/Hip-Hop/Okay-Pop artists on stage. As well as, the Formulation E World Championship passed off in Seoul on August 13-14 for the primary time within the collection’ historical past.

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The 2-day E-Prix noticed 24 of the world’s most proficient drivers battling to be the primary winner on the streets of Seoul.

We’ll meet once more subsequent yr at KBW2023 to debate and discover new developments, modern options, and the way forward for crypto.

About FactBlock

FactBlock is a blockchain neighborhood builder shaped with the objective to enhance the integrity of the blockchain {industry} by resolving info asymmetry inside the market. The corporate serves as an necessary bridge that connects world blockchain tasks to the Korean market whereas showcasing home tasks to the worldwide world. It hosts numerous widespread occasions in Korea together with the Korea Blockchain Week, FactBlock VIP Evening, and varied networking and neighborhood occasions.

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About Hashed

Hashed is a worldwide enterprise fund centered on backing founders pioneering the way forward for blockchain and cryptocurrency. Led by serial entrepreneurs and engineers, Hashed is expediting world blockchain adoption via strategic investments and neighborhood constructing. Primarily based in Seoul, San Francisco, Singapore, and Bangalore, Hashed has cultivated industry-defining web3 founders across the globe.

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