This weekend, June 10-11, one of the most anticipated events among the crypto community of Eastern Europe took place in Kyiv – Encrypted Conference 2023. For the first time in history, the conference was held for two days and combined online and offline formats. All tickets for the offline meeting were sold out a few weeks before the event.
On June 10, as part of the online day, the following speakers spoke at the conference: Eowyn Chen (Trust Wallet), Martha Belcher (Filecoin), Anton Bukov (1inch), Christina Lucrezia (Cointelegraph), Alex Shevchenko (Aurora), Dmitry Kuriksha (UaCatsDivision) and other representatives of well-known projects. A recording of their presentations and Q&A is now available on the official website. Youtube channel Incrypted.
“The first day of the conference was composed entirely of English-speaking speakers and international projects. Thus, we wanted to show that our crypto community does not have the usual geographical boundaries. We are building a truly international brand, and with this conference we are one step closer to our dream.” — noted Andrey Makarov, COO Incrypted
June 11 in the first innovation park in Ukraine UNIT City the second day of the conference was held, which brought together more than 1000 representatives of government, the banking sector, regulators, large crypto startups and just crypto enthusiasts from all over Ukraine.
“We are becoming those who, in their desire to popularize Web3 in Ukraine, will stop at nothing. We are becoming those who are ready to open Ukraine to the world as a powerful innovation and technology hub. Instead of a dying old one. And we haven’t even started yet.” — Ivan Pavlovsky, CEO of Incrypted.
The second day of the conference in numbers turned out as follows:
- 11 hours of useful content from 20 speakers;
- 10,000+ handshakes and contact exchanges;
- 1200 glasses of coffee drunk;
- 10 startups pitched their ideas;
- 16 companies acted as partners and presenters;
- 30+ media supported the event as media partners.
The focus was on a panel discussion, which was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Digital Transformation (Yulia Parkhomenko), the National Bank of Ukraine (Arsen Makarchuk) and the industry regulator (Yuriy Boyko), as well as lawyers Yevgeny Pronin from Pronin and Partners Law Firm and Petr Bilyk from Juscutum . We discussed the legalization of cryptocurrencies in Ukraine, taxation and the prospects for clear and transparent supervision. Kirill Bondar, partner of UNIT.City, acted as moderator.
Also, Vadim Grusha from TRUSTEE, Anna Shakola from Cointelegraph Accelerator, Oleg Bevz from Hacken and others shared useful information from the stage.
“All materials, speeches, presentations of speakers will be processed by our journalists and gradually will appear on the Incrypted website in free access. Our philosophy and mission remain unchanged: we are building the most open and friendly crypto community in the world. Any novice crypto enthusiast should know that they will find the maximum of useful and up-to-date information with us” — Dmitry Yurchenko, managing editor of Incrypted.
I would like to thank all the companies that supported this event, and thanks to which Incrypted Conference 2023 became possible: WhiteBIT, Trustee, 1inch, Bitget, Asymetrix, Whitepay, WhiteEX, Primex, Metis, Symbiosis, Hacken, DeXe Network, Dvizh, 001k, Axelar, NYM.