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BLOCKCON 2018: Brock Pierce Closes Out Day 3

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BLOCKCON 2018: Brock Pierce Closes Out Day 3

Another BLOCKCON is in the books! You can see our coverage from Day 1 and Day 2 or our recap of the fireside chat between AngelList Co-Founder Naval Ravikant and author Nassim Nicholas Taleb using these links.

Day 3 concluded with an inspiring presentation from Brock Pierce:

For those who think investment in Blockchain is dead, Pierce would disagree:

One of the reasons for that is the adoption he is seeing in countries like the Philippines:

As well as the investment advantages that can be found in economic opportunity in zones, including most of Puerto Rico:

Finally, Pierce held an impromptu auction for a photograph by Peter Ruprecht. It sold, in Bitcoin, for  the equivalent of approximately $4,000 USD, funds which will go toward helping families in Puerto Rico who are still affected by Hurricane Maria.

Earlier in the day, Crystal Rose, CEO of SENSE, spoke on decentralization and the real meaning of privacy:

Rose believes that we have lost the true meaning of privacy and that it should be looked at in a more positive light:

SENSE is looking to bring privacy back:

SENSE is one of the many decentralized applications in a growing EOS ecosystem:

On the other hand, Paul Puey, CEO of Edge Wallet, does not think decentralization is the solution (although it is important):

The Women in Blockchain panel featured a diverse group of successful Blockchain leaders:

Bitcoin is in fashion:

And words of wisdom from each of them will hopefully inspire both men and women to make a difference in Blockchain:

As should the comment from DNA Fund’s Marc Weinstein during a later panel:

You can see our coverage from Day 1 and Day 2 or our recap of the fireside chat between AngelList Co-Founder Naval Ravikant and author Nassim Nicholas Taleb using these links.

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