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A [Consensus] Night to Remember

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A [Consensus] Night to Remember
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ZB Group has successfully hosted the prestigious ‘Consensus Night’ at MIMa, New York City this evening, May 14th, 2019, along with ChainDD. The event took place in the evening of the second day of ‘Consensus’, by Coindesk, also in New York City.

‘Consensus Night’, an invitation-only gathering, was booked up over a week prior to its scheduled date. Over one hundred individuals added their names to the waitlist in hopes to attend.

The night started out with the welcome speeches of both hosts, ChainDD’s Founding Partner Ms.  Catherine Li, and ZB Group’s Vice President Ms. Aurora Wong.

ZB Group’s VP spoke on the challenges that the industry has overcome as well as those that still remain, “The crypto winter played an important role in revealing a more mature industry full of great opportunities.”

These opportunities are translated into technological advances, such as the leaders of Ethereum successfully working towards delivering Ethereum 2.0 and the steady growth of EOS community with more DAPPs being developed and coming online, as well as established institutions like JP Morgan and social media giants such as Facebook actively seeking blockchain solutions to address their own challenges.

Those present also had the chance to learn more about ZB Group and their flagship exchange, ZB.com’s, history of contribution to space with their 6 year anniversary arriving in June 2019.

ZB.com is one of the absolute earliest cryptocurrency exchanges which has never had any issues with securing its users’ digital assets. It has been extremely successful in constantly upgrading its security standards exceeding industry best practices.

ZB.com is a top tier cryptocurrency exchange which delivers a product worthy of the most sophisticated traders. It was the very first exchange to make available blue-chip tokens like ETH and EOS to mainland China traders, and in those early days for Ethereum, over 80% of all ETH trades happened on ZB.com. Ms. Wong made it clear that ZB.com is a highly curated platform where users interests are put first.

ZB Group’s Director of Business Development, Mr. Jesse Johnson, moderated a panel discussion on the theme “how blockchain is changing the investment landscape.”

Panelists included Joy Lou, Founder and CEO of TokenMania, one of the largest digital asset management firms in China with forty thousand bitcoins of assets under management, Wonder Xu, founder of Coineal Labs, former VP at Global Crypto Fund and David Martin, CIO of Blockforce Capital, an experienced financial professional with twelve years in portfolio management, trading and risk management.

The panelists shared their thoughts about the most interesting developments they see happening in the industry, different protocols on the Blockchain, asset tokenization and the exploration of new territory around ‘digital securities’ and security token offerings [STOs].

“Consensus Night” gathered professionals from leading industry companies, investment firms, financial security giants, global brands, academic institutions, and policy groups. It promoted deep conversation over wine and refreshments in the heart of Manhattan.

About ZB Group

ZB Group was founded in 2012 with the goal of providing leadership to the blockchain development space and today manages a network that includes digital assets exchanges, wallets, capital ventures, research institutes, and media.

The Group’s flagship platform is ZB.com, the industry-leading digital asset exchange. The platform launched in early 2013 and boasts one of the world’s largest trading communities.



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Bytom hosts a digital assets conference in New York Blockchain Week and announces the launch of 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition

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Bytom hosts a digital assets conference in New York Blockchain Week and announces the launch of 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition
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Bytom announces its launch of 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition in the Programmable Economy and Digital Assets Conference, one event of New York Blockchain Week hosted by Bytom.

Following the 2018 Bytom global dev competition held in Hangzhou China, Bytom will continue the competition this year and the 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition’s final will be held in San Francisco this September. This dev competition aims at finding more technology talents, strengthening Bytom’s development capability as well as enhancing Bytom’s sustainable open-source ecosystem. Six winning projects will share a prize pool of $65,000 equivalent BTM tokens.

Duan Xinxing, Founder and CEO of Bytom announced this news in the Programmable Economy and Digital Assets Conference hosted by Bytom in New York on May 14th. He also illustrated Bytom’s current use cases, open source movement, and 2019 development roadmap.

Bytom’s overseas operation manager Zoe Peng showcased Bytom’s community building efforts and past events including hackathons, bounty programs, and dev challenges. The fist-prize winner of 2018 Bytom Global Dev Competition, Bytomswap team also gave a presentation. Anil Kumar, CEO of Bytomswap, introduced how Bytomswap realizes the decentralized swap between multiple cryptocurrencies on Bytom blockchain.

At the Programmable Economy and Digital Assets Conference, David Segura, Chief Operating Officer of Carbon; Mike Chen, CEO of Block72; George Cao, Co-Founder & CEO of BitMax.io and Victor T. Samuel, CEO of NV Global Ventures, discussed about the adoption of blockchain in finance industry and asset tokenization in a panel discussion.

In another panel discussion about public blockchains, Duan Xinxing, Founder and CEO of Bytom; Jason Qiao, Chief Ecosystem Officer of PlatON and Ryan R. Fox, Development Coordinator of BitShares, shared their opinions on the competition of public blockchains and different consensus algorithms.

Before the Programmable Economy and Digital Assets Conference in New York, Bytom also hosts a meetup at Kennedy School of Harvard University in Boston on May 11th. Before the final of 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition in early September, Bytom will host a series of meetups or hackathons in several cities, such as Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Registration for participating in the 2019 Bytom Global Dev Competition has been open.

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