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ChainPoint 19 Conference | Connecting people, making future visible.

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ChainPoint 19 Conference – commenced in
Yerevan, Armenia for the second time, on the 14th of October, 2019. The
conference was hosted by Nooor
Blockchain Armenia and suffice as the opening partner event for the
Aurora Forum.

About five hundred attendees gathered in the
beautiful Dvin Hall to discuss the current state of
blockchain and future tech, where it is headed, and the true potential that
lies within the Armenian ecosystem. Speeches by Vigen Arushanyan, President of
Nooor Blockchain Armenia, Tigran Khachatryan, the Minister of
Economy of the Republic of Armenia, and Noubar Afeyan, Co-Founder of
Aurora Forum, opened the ceremony.

Over the fulfilled two-days-program, there
were 16 presentations, 7 panel discussions and a whole lot of networking!  The key speakers included Global Crypto
Leader and FinTech Leader for Asia at PwC Henri
Arslanian, the Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia,
Tigran Khachatryan, the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Armenia, Vakhtang Abrahamyan, the Deputy Governor of
the Central Bank of Armenia, Chris
Emms, the Business development manager at Bitcoin.com.

Topics of the the hottest panel discussions
centered around:

  • the regulatory aspects of
    crypto-assets
  • Armenia as a home to future tech
    companies
  • investments opportunities in
    blockchain
  • the latest crypto trends and the
    rise of exchanges 
  • the merging of FinTech with
    blockchain.

The conference was an exceptional way to
converge Nooor’s international blockchain community and local enthusiasts of
the technology. ChainPoint became a cornerstone of opportunity, investment, and
new beginnings. Without a doubt, Armenia established itself on the world
blockchain map, showcasing the untapped resources that the region can offer.

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In the scope of the ChainPoint 19 Conference,
we had a networking event at the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU),
flavoured with Henri Arslanian’s book presentation “The Future of Finance: The
Impact of FinTech, AI, and Crypto on Financial Services”. In the framework of
AGBU’s Bridge for CSO’s program Henri Arslanian was appointed  as the Goodwill Ambassador for Nooor
Blockchain Armenia. With this there are a number of projects coming.

Additionally, during the conference we had
witnessed the most outstanding speeches delivered from all the stakeholders
involved in the development of blockchain in Armenia. Vakhtang Abrahamyan, the
Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Armenia, proposed his own vision towards
the regulatory issues and stated that they are open to discussions and are
looking at the market demand.

Parallel to the conference there was an Expo
area where local and international businesses and organizations had the
opportunity to present their offerings and receive feedback from the community.

One of the most noteworthy moments of the
conference was the startup battle, which included a $350,000 prize fund raised
by, CV
VC labs, AE
ventures, SmartGateVC, x10 Agency, ECOS and InnMind. The Prizes were granted to four
lucky startups: CoinStats – the official portfolio tracking app of ChainPoint,
To the Moon, Creatr and GeBeCert/SmartCheck.

ChainPoint 19 Conference is officially a part
of the history now. See you at ChainPoint 2020 and let’s #thinkthefuture
together!

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