August 2018 - January 2019
About the Tour
Blockstack hosted a global speaker series featuring thought leaders and luminaries discussing and presenting on key topics related to decentralization, the new internet, dapps, censorship, token economies, and more. The 'Decentralizing the World' tour featured some of the biggest names, projects, and people discussing the most important ideas, problems, and opportunities in our rapidly changing world.
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September 13th, 2018
New York
Why Decentralization? The NYC city stop included presentations, discussions, and remarks from Muneeb Ali, Blockstack Co-founder, Justin Hunter, Graphite Founder, Avthar Sewrathan, Richard Adjei and Felix Madutsa, Afari Founders, Megha Rajagopalan, BuzzFeed, Alex Gladstein, Human Rights Foundation, and more. Net profits will benefit Girls Who Code.
October 1st, 2018
The London tour stop covered Crypto Economics as it relates to active participation in networks, investments, and protocols as well as Blockstack updates and a demo from Misthos. Speakers included Muneeb Ali, Blockstack Co-founder, Larry Salibra, Blockstack Engineering Partner, Richard Muirhead, Fabric Ventures Founder & Partner, David Fauchier, Cambrial Capital Founder and Justin Carter, Misthos Founder, and more. Net profits will benefit Girls Who Code.
January 10, 2019
Hong Kong
Blockstack held an event on January 10, 2019 at the Hong Kong Exchange. The event featured thought leaders in the crypto world and supporters of decentralization. Speakers took on important topics with both global and local importance such as Decentralized Governance, Digital Rights, and Building with Blockstack. Net profits will benefit Women Who Code - Hong Kong.
Thank you to fantastic speakers that joined the tour in cities all over the world.
What they discussed:
  • Peeling the layers of Decentralized Governance
  • From Agile to Immutable: Balancing Innovation and Trust in Decentralized Systems
  • Will Life After Google be Blockstack?
  • The Stacks Blockchain
  • Why global trade will inevitably move to the blockchain
  • Decentralizing your cash flow
  • 2019 and Beyond: Crypto Outlook
  • Ensuring Internet Symmetry: Topology Over Geography
  • The new internet/web 3.0, dapps, censorship, token economies, and more.
  • Why building on Blockstack is more scalable than other dapp platforms.
Thank you to all the amazing Meetup Organizers who hosted the tour in their city!
  • Amsterdam 1, Louise Ivan
  • Amsterdam 2, Louise Ivan
  • Brussels, Cogarius, Friedger Müffke
  • Paris 1, JC Finidori
  • Paris 2, Cryptomondays
  • Munich, Alexander Thomsen
  • Berlin, Alex Obadia
  • London, Paul Gordon
  • Prague, Pete Van Velden
North America
  • San Francisco, Matt Davis & Paul Martin
  • Seattle, Mitchell Cuevas
  • Portland, Dan Trevino
  • NYC, Harry Solovay
  • Newark, NJ, Andre Preoteasa
  • Los Angeles, Anders Kargaard
  • Boston, Maggie O'Brien
  • Tokyo 1, Asuka Uesaka
  • Tokyo 2, Omar Massoud & Higo Koji
  • Bangalore, Shankar Ganesh
  • Kolkata, Dan Trevino
  • Ho Chi Minh, Loc Nguyen
  • Singapore, Kenneth Goh
Thank You To:
Don't see a stop near you? Work with us to add your city to the tour, we're excited to support you!