Meetup: Future of Blockchain • Vilnius

Hello! We invite everyone interested in blockchain and crypto issues to come together in Vilnius and discuss the raucous topic.

The provisional agenda is as follows:

6 p.m. — 6:30 p.m. Registration. Welcome drinks

6.30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m. Understanding Cryptocurrency, Benas Bizevičius, Exorior Capital

Extremely delighted to have Benas Bizevičius in our list of speakers: Benas is taking truly active part in development of Vilnius local cryptocommunity!

Benas is a co-founder of an actively managed crypto fund Exorior Capital. Expert in cryptoasset fundamental research and crypto market analysis.

During the meetup Benas will masterfully alphabetize the cryptocurrency topic. With so much information and disinformation about crypto, it is difficult to grasp the fundamental nature and value of different crypto-assets. Fortunately, there is a framework for understanding crypto-assets.

Topic ‘Understanding Cryptocurrencies’ will include: 
- the structure of crypto asset space, 
- comparison of bitcoin protocol and internet protocol,
- how does crypto currencies fit into nowadays economics?

7:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. The Way Blockchain and Cryptocurrency will Change the World in 2018, Ina Samovich, CopPay

Blockchains are revolutionizing the world. Blockchains are becoming the world’s most reliable, powerful and cost-effective way to manage financial assets, documents and contracts. The price volatility and speculative opportunities brought worldwide popularity to many crypto currencies in 2017. Nevertheless, the situation will change in 2018. Soon, the survived and more technological crypto currencies will serve civilization in completely different way allowing people and businesses interact without intermediaries, evenly redistribute wealth around the globe and change the structure of the international financial system. New financial infrastructure and institutional players will create a bridge between traditional and crypto economies.

Ina Samovich is Co-Founder and CEO of CopPay blockchain platform for cryptopayments. After graduating in Finance from Florida International University and obtaining MBA degree, Ina was managing retail and service business for 7 years. In 2016, she realized the future advantages of crypto currencies and decided to implement it in her business. This was the beginning of the journey which has resulted in the creation of crypto payment platform and possibility to integrate crypto economy and real businesses.

Right now CopPay is actively developing among innovative Lithuanian merchants and entrepreneurs. Already about 50 merchants start accepting cryptocurrencies in their shops, restaurants, barbershops etc.

7:30 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. Our third speaker is to be confirmed soon.

8:30 p.m. — onwards Networking, beer and chips.

Join us on July 3 at a cosy Rise Vilnius space (Gyneju str.14).

Participation is free. Only registration is needed.

See you!