Blockchain Open Forum 2018
The first edition of Blockchain Open Forum Seoul closed on Friday June 29th. Heads were up high about the future of blockchain, not only in Korea but globally.
The 2-day event which opened on Thursday, June 28 at GS Tower AMORIS in Seoul. It brought together world-class thought leaders and expert speakers from across the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem.
The event was hosted by TokenPost and EconoTimes. The 2018 blockchain Open forum aimed at highlighting the successful and innovative blockchain cases. Furthermore, it offered valuable insights into the technology. In addition, it provided opportunity for firsthand companies and ICOs to network and explore opportunities into the future of blockchain.
TokenPost is a leading provider of news on distributed ledger technology and strives to keep readers abreast of latest trends and technology developments in the blockchain industry. They provide up-to-date information from several sources to deliver objective news with creative perspectives.
Participating Companies and Speakers
There were hundreds of participants from more than 50 companies. Some of the companies included were from Binance, Ripple, Xurpass, Bitfury, Evercoin, Strong Ventures, AZIZI, Soso Lab, GBIC, #HASHED, BTC China, Gumi, Shuttle, CoinStreet Partners, BitHolla, HMP Law, Cumberland Mining, iCO Crowd, Alt.Estate, KSoP, Korea Social Investment, DDEX, MONACO, Satori, Ponder, Investing.com, Giving Ledger, Block Info and more.
Speakers shared their views on the topics about decentralized exchanges, tokens in entertainment, fintech, crypto regulations and blockchain in media. Speakers and panelists included Brock Pierce from Bitcoin Foundation, Tim Draper from Draper Associates, Nix Nolledo from Xurpass, Sonny Kwon from TokenPost, Josh Fraser form Origin Protocol, Daniel Eom from Foresting, Ben Jodan from Stylo, Bowen Wang from DDEX and others — answered the hot questions in a warm discussion.
Daniel Eom, who is recently receiving much attention and expectation, introduced Foresting. Foresting is a business model that can generate primary revenue from the content itself. Unlike the existing Social Medias that have to rely solely on advertising revenue. It is said to have secured a competitive edge by complementing the shortcomings of SteamIT, which is called the first-generation block-chain platform.
“Foresting is a blockchain-based SNS platform that will open up a new world. It will make content more easily and faster than the existing SNS, and will increase the efficiency and influence of content providers to produce better contents.” With the help of blockchain technology and new social media we will create a new ecosystem through the operation of tokens. “
Foresting HQ won 3rd place at the 2018 Blockchain Open Forum Blockchain Project Pitch Competition. Therefore, on this day, Foresting was noticed by the global blockchain world.