As the bear market rages on, diehards, evangelists, and bitcoin believers keep building.on this week’s show Decentralization via CointelegraphJournalist Joe Hall talks to CEOs, KOLs and crypto at two of the world’s largest Bitcoin (BTC) conferences (Bitcoin 2023 in Miami, FL and BTC Prague in the Czech Republic) Learned Dreamer had a conversation.
The Bitcoin 2023 conference welcomed 15,000 Bitcoin enthusiasts near Miami Beach despite BTC’s price staying below $30,000 in 2023. In June, the first BTC Prague conference set a record with more than 7,000 attendees coming to the Czech capital to learn about and interact with Bitcoin.
Despite being held on different continents, about two weeks apart, there was some overlap in themes and discussion points. Bitcoin enthusiasts exchanged views on the future of Bitcoin inscriptions known as serial numbers, and some lamented the rise of “toxic” Bitcoin maximalism, but both conferences were aimed at realizing Bitcoin more broadly. adopted goals.
While Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies remain a niche interest of the public, U.S. presidential candidates, major corporations such as eToro, and even Stanford professors involved in the Bitcoin 2023 discussion may indicate the “mainstreaming” of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space.
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As BTC.X CEO Christian Anders explained, “It was great to be at the Bitcoin conference because it wasn’t just a conference. It was like a good Christmas dinner.”
Ultimately, while the discussion is about how to change the world with an arguably better form of money called Bitcoin, most Bitcoin advocates are just keen to side-by-side with like-minded entrepreneurs. Fedimint CEO Obi Nwosu told Cointelegraph:
“Everyone is energized, but also a little tired. They’re burned out because they’re too busy, because there’s so much construction going on; expand.”
In fact, from CEOs of companies building Bitcoin with their own tokens, such as Muneeb Ali, CEO of Trust Machines and co-founder of Stacks, to Daniel Fogg of IOV Labs and Rootstock, the Bitcoin economy will become one in 2023. big tent.
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