All things crypto
It’s time for another neat crypto conference, and this one’s just around the corner.
This August, Coinfest Asia will feature experts from the world of crypto, who will be discussing the future of all things cryptocurrency. New and exciting solutions, innovations, and blockchain use cases will be demonstrated.
Coinfest Asia is not your typical crypto conference, though, as the organizers are placing the focus on networking. So, apart from learning, this is looking to be a great opportunity for making contacts. It’s hot in Indonesia, but the sweat will be worth it, we say.
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