IBM, Microsoft and Sberbank shared experience in blockchain developments. How did Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Moscow go?
On Thursday, the 10th of November, Moscow hosted Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia – the largest Eastern European annual conference on cryptocurrency and blockchain.
On Thursday, the 10th of November, Moscow hosted Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia – the largest Eastern European annual conference on cryptocurrency and blockchain. Representatives of IBM, Microsoft, Sberbank, Skolkovo, as well as a number of entrepreneurs and founders of blockchain-based startups shared their views and developments. For the first time in Russia, participants were able to communicate with the representatives of the State Duma on Bitcoin regulation, as well as to meet with the developers of the first blockchain-based social platform in the Russian Federation.
More than 500 participants and guests were divided into two streams: for financial experts and entrepreneurs.
Elina Sidorenko, the representative of parliamentary working group told about the aspects of cryptocurrencies from the regulator’s point of view. The interdepartmental group headed by the speaker is developing a concept of national cryptocurrency – cryptoruble. According to Elina Sidorenko, Russia has to choose the most appropriate interpretation of BTC – as a cash, substitute, financial tool or good.
This post was published at NewsBTC on November 16th, 2016.