Blockchain Beach attended Day 1 of the largest Crypto event in Los Angeles. Read below for some highlights or you can see the full set of our live tweets here. You can also see our recap of Day 2, with entrepreneurs Crystal Rose and former Olympic Medalists Apolo Ohno. The opening Keynote came from Hashgraph CEO, Mance Harmon. He had a surprising quote: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991351392282460162 The following was a fireside chat with investor Tim Draper and his son Adam (also an investor): https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991357810980995072 Tim had a lot to say about government regulation: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991359888331714562 And the current state of heavily regulated industries: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991360885829517312 Adam chimed in with his thoughts about investing in startups and how company structure is not the defining characteristic: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991362204132827136 In the first full panel of the day, a number of Blockchain investors weighed in on the state of the industry: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991367718656864256 The always interesting Jeremy Gardner, of Augur and Ausum Ventures, questioned the idea of a Crypto "Hedge" Fund: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991368065311952896 Moderator of the panel, and one of the Crypto Invest Summit Organizers, Wavemaker Genesis's Alon Goren gave us perspective on the potential token market: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991369793583202305 And back to Jeremy, don't ignore both the risks and benefits of Airdrops: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991372535802441728 The following panel was a fireside chat between DNA Fund/Wavemaker's Scott Walker talking to Abra CEO Bill Barhydt: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991381072955899904 Did you know that ANY customer service is the top rated customer service in the Blockchain industry? https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991384790409490432 Abra will allow you to lock in a USD value of your Digital Currency: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991388846091780096 And in some countries, you can exchange funds and not get taxed using their system (not in the US, sorry): https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991389299282141185 There has been a lot of talk about whether there should be "Women in Blockchain" panels versus just having more women during other panels. However, we still saw a world class group of women today: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991390194132660224 Tavonia may have created Guapcoin for the African American community, but that doesn't mean Blockchain is for everyone: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991395607766958080 But it is for some: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991397929997905920 And in case you still think you've missed the boat, you haven't: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991394158496497664 The Beyond the ICO Hype panel had a timeline of US Regulatory Action. Recent quotes from SEC Chairman Clayton don't sound as scary as his previous ones: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991415231673847808 The most fiery panel of the day came from a panel of Crypto Investors, plus one entrepreneur (guess who had the most exciting quotes): https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991418096685477888 As one of the investors used soundbites to preach regulatory caution, David Bleznak shot back with passion: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991425468325769216 and: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991429087850741760 To end the day, we got to hear about the Asian Markets and their impact: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991473554704089088 For long time investors, a difficult shift in mindset is necessary to think about this new asset class: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991474355333812224 And finally, don't diss Satoshi: https://twitter.com/blocchainbeach/status/991476160012824577 You can also see our recap of Day 2, with entrepreneurs Crystal Rose and former Olympic Medalists Apolo Ohno.