# 5th Annual Fintech World Alternative Investment Conference and Workshop
Topics of discussion:
- Laws, Rules, Regulations & Compliance
- How is Blockchain Changing The Banking industry?
- The Future of Cryptocurrency
- Bitcoin is a commodity or currency?
- Cryptocurrency Investment Course
- How To Prepare For ETF Cryptocurrency Market
Crowdfunding Meet BlockChain
Into the second year of Regulation Crowdfunding, there are now over 475 companies that have filed offering documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise up to $1,070,000 from their customers, communities, friends, and family
“Pros and Cons of “Blockchain ICO’s”
ICOs, Fraud or the Future?
Pressure Mounts For SEC As Even More Issuers File For Bitcoin ETFs
Cryptocurrencies are hot. And often the sale of cryptocurrencies is referred to as Crowdfunding. Unfortunately, the use of “cryptocurrencies” and “Crowdfunding” together creates confusion about both, along with some pretty serious legal risks.
“ICO’s” continue to go wild, and now institutional VCs are taking part
Over $1.2 billion in Cryptocurrency was raised through Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) in the first half of 2017, far outstripping venture capital investment into Blockchain and Bitcoin firms. Of that amount, approximately $600 million was raised in last 30 days alone.
Initial coin offerings (ICOs), might be subject to federal securities laws.
SEC regulators are playing a game of catch-up
SEC surprise announcement on ICO’s – A huge increase in ICO investment, surpassing VC funding in Blockchain market- Regulatory landscape of Cryptocurrency – digital ledger technology Blockchain technology: New policies and Application – Digital Currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum reaching their highest market cap sector- Investor perspective and education – The role of digital money in Crowdfunding– Security compliance audits- Token economy– Future of Digital Currencies Exchange – Challenges facing companies who adopt Blockchain technology: health – Education- Government – Energy- Logistics – transposition- DAO Tokens, a Digital Asset – P2P SME Lending – Reg A Plus – Corporate Investment in Digital Technology – Is ICOs are risky business? – Wild West of Finance – Wall Street Blockchain – Functionality, integration, and security.