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: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113885813924814848 She presented the full landscape of Public and Enterprise Ethereum: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113886090975309824 Kaleido is a Blockchain as a Service Platform, built by ConsenSys, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Here are the current tools: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113886231069319169 Finally, don't let anyone tell you that there are no Blockchain use cases in Healthcare: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113886348752986112 Later, we saw Tokenization and the Global Economy: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113916150209888256 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: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113917377148637184 Celine Moille weighed in with a European perspective on companies that want to issue Security Tokens: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113918798468222976 And finally a sentiment that we can all agree on: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113920960560680960 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:" https://twitter.com/speakingcrypto/status/1113956811411836929 The day ended with a panel on Building a Blockchain Ecosystem: Key Strategies for 2019: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113962760075792384 It may have been Crypto Winter for retail, but not for Enterprise Blockchain: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113963728322437120 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: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113966253830365184 Morgan Steckler, CEO iTrust Capital, wants you to know the power of IRA investment accounts: https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113965804133871616 And we love his socks! https://twitter.com/blockchainbeach/status/1113964508668502016 We'll see you next year!