Paris Blockchain Week (PBW) is about to kick off its fourth year as one of the world’s largest conferences tackling all things blockchain, crypto and Web3. The event hosts over 10,000 attendees and sold out last year. The Cointelegraph team is stationed in Paris to bring readers the latest news from the ground.
The main agenda for March 21 revolves around the scope of Web3 in today’s world. The one-day event called Web3XP would be focused on how brands and creators can generate value in the metaverse and how Web2 companies can transition to Web3. The event will see participation from business professionals of consumer brands, gaming, collectibles, art and fashion in one place.
Monday saw a relatively crowded talent fair tailored for crypto and blockchain industry. Credit: Cointelegraph
A talent fair was among the pre-summit events at the PBW 2023.
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Cointelegraph editor-in-chief Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr, head of video Jackson DuMont and reporter Joseph Hall are deployed on the ground in Paris all week to deliver the most recent developments from the conference.
Jackson DuMont, Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr and Joseph Hall (from left to right). Source: Cointelegraph
Investors Day kicked the week off on March 20, bringing together investors interested in Web3, nonfungible tokens (NFTs), the metaverse and blockchain applications.
Stay tuned for continuous updates from PWB, including key takeaways, highlights and behind-the-scenes footage.
The 2023 edition of PBW features speakers from some of the industry’s biggest players, such as ConsenSys, Ledger, Animoca Brands, Algorand, Reddit and more. It consists of the main summit and the Web3-focused Web3XP, and its main themes include public policy, enterprise blockchain, open finance, Web3 art, and investing in Web3 culture and entertainment, among others.
PBW also has a dedicated event for investors, a competition for startups, a hackathon and additional side events.
Last year’s event saw around 3,000 summit-goers and…