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ELEV8 Conference Recap: Return to Los Angeles

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ELEV8 Conference Recap: Return to Los Angeles

ELEV8, formerly CryptoBlockCon, returned today to Downtown LA’s Hudson Loft. With a focus on blockchain, cryptocurrency, and healthcare, there was something for everyone!

We heard from Heather Leigh Flannery, Health Circle Global Lead at ConsenSys, on what Ethereum is doing in Healthcare and Life Sciences:

She presented the full landscape of Public and Enterprise Ethereum:

Kaleido is a Blockchain as a Service Platform, built by ConsenSys, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Here are the current tools:

Finally, don’t let anyone tell you that there are no Blockchain use cases in Healthcare:

Later, we saw Tokenization and the Global Economy:

On one end of the spectrum was Nithin Eapen, CEO of investment firm Chance River, who does not see Security Token Offerings as the next big thing:

Celine Moille weighed in with a European perspective on companies that want to issue Security Tokens:

And finally a sentiment that we can all agree on:

Blockchain Beach’s own Evan Greenberg moderated a fireside chat with Augur and Ausum Venture’s Jeremy Gardner. The biggest prediction from Jeremy was his expected massive impact of Facebook’s crypto offering, saying that it could make Mark Zuckerberg the “emperor of the universe:”

The day ended with a panel on Building a Blockchain Ecosystem: Key Strategies for 2019:

It may have been Crypto Winter for retail, but not for Enterprise Blockchain:

Kedar Iyer from Everipedia is more interested in growing ecosystems than in new projects, commenting on the recent efforts of his company and using Binance as another example:

Morgan Steckler, CEO iTrust Capital, wants you to know the power of IRA investment accounts:

And we love his socks!

We’ll see you next year!

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