[PRESS RELEASE – Hong Kong, China, 12th October 2021]

Forkast.News, Asia’s leading news platform for digital currencies, blockchain and emerging technologies, and AAX, the next generation crypto exchange operated by LSEG Technology, will jointly host the annual Bitcoin & Beyond global summit on Wednesday November 10th organize.

The one day virtual event will discuss and analyze the most complex and relevant issues facing the industry today. What is the takeover of Bitcoin by the countries like and what are the further economic and political effects? What does innovation look like in the Bitcoin network? How does space exploration overlap with the rise of digital assets? How can digital assets revitalize the global economy?

According to the research company Chainanalysis, the worldwide acceptance of cryptocurrencies has skyrocketed. In the second quarter of 2021, the adoption rate skyrocketed 881% from the previous quarter, and the upward trend is expected to strengthen as more governments, institutional and retail investors join the industry.

Bitcoin & Beyond began with an online video series as a “conversation between colleagues”. With the merger of AAX and Forkast, this conversation can now be raised to a new dimension and effect as a global virtual summit. This is the first of many more to follow in the years to come.

The event includes over 20 prominent investors, researchers and thought leaders in the industry. The line-up includes:

  • Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and CEO of FTX
  • Don Tapscott, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute
  • Raoul Pal, founder of Real Vision
  • Sheila Warren, World Economic Forum
  • Alex Tapscott, Co-Founder of the Blockchain Research Institute
  • Ash Bennington, Senior Editor & Crypto Editor, Real Vision
  • Wayne Huang, CEO and Co-Founder of XREX Inc.
  • Michael Casey, CoinDesk’s Chief Content Officer

“It is clear that cryptocurrency as a tool for exchanging values ​​is not the future, but an unstoppable wave that is currently taking place in all corners of the world. But the industry is inundated with distractions that can be misleading, intimidating and even daunting, ”said Angie Lau, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Forkast.News, who will be one of the moderators for the conference.

“The goal of Forkast, aligned with Bitcoin & Beyond, is to break through the noise and present the facts so that crypto players can make informed decisions,” said Angie Lau, co-founder and editor-in-chief of Forkast.News, who is going to be one be the moderators of the conference, ”she added.

“Bitcoin is both a technology and an asset and a discursive phenomenon. Therefore, beyond providing trading technology at the institutional level and a full range of services for users to participate in Bitcoin and the broader crypto markets, AAX sees a responsibility to drive productive discourse and drive adoption, “said Ben Caselin., Head of Research & Strategy at AAX.

“It’s not about fueling the hype or getting any of the thousands of crypto-coins out there, nor should people expect just another round of panels. Bitcoin & Beyond is meant to be a full, interactive live experience that should inspire anyone who wants to see the transition accelerate to a world based on sound monetary principles, ”Caselin continued.

About AAX

Preferred by more than a million users in over 100 countries, AAX is the world’s first cryptocurrency exchange with LSEG technology and the first to switch to the Satoshi Standard (SATS) to drive the adoption of Bitcoin.

AAX’s mission is to connect traders, innovators, NFT artists, high net worth investors as well as non-banks and help ground digital assets in the real world and reap the benefits of solid money for all. aax.com

About Forkast

Forkast.News was founded in 2018 and is a digital media platform that covers everything to do with blockchain and new technologies at the interface of business, business and finance – from Asia to the world. Forkast.News reaches a global audience of over 30 million through channel partners such as Dow Jones Factiva, LexisNexis, Moody’s, CoinDesk and more.

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