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Noted speakers and participants came to the five-star Hilton Hotel in Kyiv to explore a broad spectrum of issues related to the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, from the future of the ICO market to regulations and real-life applications of the technology. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have made a massive leap forward, transforming from a niche phenomenon into a groundbreaking innovation poised to penetrate all spheres of life.

NEXT BLOCK had no shortage of industry stars, one of the keynote speakers being Bobby Lee, BTCC co-founder and member of the Bitcoin Foundation board. He inspired the audience as he spoke about freedom of money, asset ownership, and control over your financial future. Bobby Lee provided examples of governmental control over money and shared four grave mistakes novice crypto investors tend to make. You can learn more about his presentation from the live coverage of the event.

Nimrod May, chief marketing officer of Sirin Labs, discussed best marketing practices for initial coin offerings (ICOs). He shared his experience of conducting the ICO for his company and offered practical tips and advice to those planning to tap the market.

Veteran music executive Don Grierson talked about Younk, a blockchain-based venture for the music recording industry. Younk seeks to modernize and democratize music production, and stirred deep interest among the attendees during the ICO quickfire pitches.

The conference attendees participated in four panel discussions dedicated to various topics. Simon Cocking from Irish Tech News; Motti Peer, co-CEO of PR Agency Blonde 2.0; Michael Pearl from Finance Magnates and other seasoned entrepreneurs and investors shared their views and expectations for the industry trajectory while answering some of the most pressing questions.

Overall, NEXT BLOCK recorded solid attendance from participants passionate about the industry. The conference concluded with a fantastic Official FTV Coin Deluxe Party in Coin Restaurant, where attendees were able to network in an informal and exclusive atmosphere created by FashionTV.

The event was streamed live here.

Sharing his impressions, Ilan Tzorya, CEO of Krypton Capital, the main organizer of the conference, said:

"We at Krypton Capital are happy to have hosted NEXT BLOCK, one of the most prominent and informative blockchain events in the region. It was a huge success and a big move forward for the regional and global crypto investors. We’d like to thank the entire team and our partners who made it possible."