As a kickoff to BlockchainWeekend NYC, Gemini, a New York based cryptocurrency exchange, will host an evening opening reception to bring together NYC’s blockchain community and share what’s on the horizon for their own projects. This reception is hosted in partnership with Tech:NYC, a non-profit that represents New York City’s technology industry with government, civic institutions and business.This opening event celebrates fascinating new projects in blockchain and technology that are taking place right here in New York City. Mingle with tech leaders, innovators and companies, and set the tone for the exciting weekend to come.
“Blockchain Weekend celebrates so much of what we love about New York: the coming together of technology and the people and companies who build it. The implications of and potential for blockchain—and cryptocurrency—continue to grow and its foothold in the financial world demands that New York be a leader in its development and growth. Blockchain Weekend is an encouraging step in that direction, and we applaud the leadership of forward-looking companies like Gemini and other New York blockchain companies for being a part of it.”
Julie Samuels, Executive Director Tech:NYC
BlockchainWeekend NYC is a city wide initiative taking place from November 7th-10th with blockchain focused events happening across all five boroughs. Supported by New York’s Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) all sectors of NYC’s tech industry has gotten involved. From panels outlining the “Diversity In Decentralized Technologies” hosted by Civic Hall and ConsenSys, to the Blockchain Summit, a day centered around the “Future of Blockchain,” featuring keynotes, panels, live showcases and networking. A sister event to BlockchainWeek, the focus of BlockchainWeekend is to highlight local NYC tech spaces and blockchain projects that are being built.
For the full line-up of events taking place this weekend from November 7th-10th, visit the official site BlockchainWeekend.org and explore the events. We feel the buzzing is in the air and it certainly feels as if the spirit of blockchain is already taking over NYC in advance of this weekend.