Largest Bitcoin Event In History Coming To Wynwood Next Week, With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Keynote Speaker

Wynwood is set to welcome the largest Bitcoin event in the history of cryptocurrency next week.

Bitcoin 2021 will take place at the Mana Convention Center from June 4-5.

The annual event, which is relocating from Los Angeles, is expected to bring thousands of visitors and fintech industry leaders to the area.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Mayor Francis Suarez are among the keynote speakers. Other speakers will include Bitcoin pioneer Nick Szabo and former skateboard athlete Tony Hawk.

“Wynwood’s tech scene has grown exponentially in the past decade and being selected to host the largest Bitcoin conference to date solidifies the neighborhood’s evolution into South Florida’s hub for artists and innovators,” said Albert Garcia, Chairman and Co-founder of the Wynwood Business Improvement District.

Wynwood has seen a growing number of tech and financial companies moving there, including venture capital funds Founders Fund and Atomic, start-up OpenStore, audio streaming giant Spotify and PayPal’s former CEO’s latest fintech venture, Nirvana.

BitBasel, Miami’s local CryptoArt community and blockchain start-up, have commissioned area artists to create a 120-foot mural outside the Mana Convention Center, showcasing the history of currency and impact of digital currency.

 

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Anonymous
28 days ago

Amazing what Wynwood has turned into. Now, please bring the rail transit (metromover and tri-rail), and please bring bike lanes so they can all scooter everywhere.

Anonymous
28 days ago

Wires need to be buried
Otherwise it looks horrible.
Why not do it now before all
the development and repaving???

Azarius
28 days ago

B/c everyone is divided on who will pay for it as well as how!

Anonymous
28 days ago

Mana is required to pay for some as part of his SAP

Anonymous
28 days ago

Should be able to fit in the hurricane-proofing budget somehow. Wires on poles are suburban/country infrastructure.

Anonymous
28 days ago

More like third world to me.
Even suburban development is burying all utilities and we can’t do it in Wynwood????

Anonymous
28 days ago

Where are the bike lanes going to go when Metromover flyovers take up half of the street, and what will be the point of undergrounding the utilities then?

Anonymous
28 days ago

I think the county approved metro mover already

Anonymous
28 days ago

Jack Dorsey is coming!! The Ayatollahs tweet it already !!l

Anonymous
28 days ago

😂😂😂

Anonymous
22 days ago

He’s down here to file his Jihad lawsuit on the Governor. Liberals be like “muh safe spaces.” Libratarians be like “muh private companies.”

Anonymous
28 days ago

Not sure about these China loving crazed liberal woke tech giants coming to Miami . Stay in San Fransicko.

Anonymous
27 days ago

I love you Kim, smooch!.. I’ll be over there in North Korea soon, okay.

– Donald Trump

Anonymous
27 days ago

Remember – he hugged Kim but took away his allowance that previous presidents used to give him and kim did stop the rockets

Anonymous
28 days ago

#Miami winning!

Anonymous
28 days ago

More Miami tech hype to help inflate Mana’s eventual property flips after years of stagnation doing nothing good for those properties nor for the communities they’re located in

Anonymous
28 days ago

I agree, nice post — plus they bring wokeness — before long they want homeless camps all over the place because is the humane thing to do

Anonymous
27 days ago

Jeezzz will you people learn when to use the words “is” and “it’s” and the difference in them?

Anonymous
28 days ago

Saw the tickets on event bright and they’re going for $1000 on eventbrite

Anonymous
28 days ago

Can you pay in crypto?! 😉

Anonymous
28 days ago

Sorry, hard currency only.

Anonymous
28 days ago

Hard to say what constitutes a “hard” currency at the rate the Fed’s balance sheet is expanding. It never ends well for the currency, as devaluing is the only way to shrink the real value of debt.

Anonymous
27 days ago

What a rip off and waste of actual money. Looks like the conference throwers will profit nicely

Anonymous
28 days ago

F this guy, but whatever. Sill setter than when previous mayor(s) brought in Chicoms so their families could have free vacations in favor of whoring stupid “virtual” trains/glorified buses.

Anonymous
28 days ago

Do you take trains ? Nobody hardly does — Miami infrastructure is setup for cars not for trains

Anonymous
22 days ago

Los Angeles was developed for the streetcar, with a system making San Francisco’s look like the Metromover. It was retooled for the freeway. You can do the same, except in reverse. Over two thirds of the City of Miami proper was platted before World War II and widespread automobile use.

Anonymous
20 days ago

More real estate hype.