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World Blockchain Forum Launches Mission in New York to Build Greater Understanding and Consensus

World Blockchain Forum Launches Mission in New York to Build Greater Understanding and Consensus
Oct 9, 2018 by Rico Wise

A reality-style television event, a hackathon, a job fair, and presentations and panel discussions featuring leading innovators in the dynamic blockchain and cryptocurrency industry, are just some of the highlights expected at the 4th World Blockchain Forum (WBF) that will take place in New York, November 8-9, 2018.

“We are witnessing an unprecedented digital migration of wealth onto blockchains of various forms so we need to start working towards a global blockchain industry consensus,” WBF

Co-Founder Zhao Sheng said. “And the best way to achieve consensus is to gather all stakeholders together within an ecosystem founded on consensus, which is why we organise the World Blockchain Forum.”

Investor sharks sniff out new blood

WBF will work with television producer SharkChain during the first day of the Forum to produce a competition show onsite in which a shortlist of innovative blockchain companies will pitch their business proposals to a panel of investors.

To be named WBF · New York City Series, the event will be broadcast on mainstream media including NASDAQ, NETFLIX, HULU, WebRTC, OTT, SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS, ROKU, and APPLE TV.

“Great ideas stand up to pressure tests,” Mr Zhao said. Representatives of promising projects will pitch their ideas to experienced investors and answer probing questions while getting invaluable global media coverage and exposure. This will be compelling viewing for anyone interested in the blockchain sector, especially new investors and aspiring entrepreneurs.

We invite you to join the 4th World Blockchain Forum, November 8-9, 2018 in New York at the New York Hilton Midtown. Keep an eye on our social media channels and official website,, to get all the details and reports first.

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