DTI Region V Supports Web3 Startups in Bicol Blockchain Conference 2022

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The National Capital Region (NCR) is no longer the only place in the Philippines where blockchain-related conferences take place as events are also happening in the Bicol Region.

Ownly and SparkPoint, two of the leading blockchain-focused startups in the country organized this year’s Bicol Blockchain Conference (BBC), on November 14, 2022, and will be the biggest gathering of blockchain enthusiasts, crypto-curious, influencers, and experts in the south of the metro. This event is co-presented by the Department of Trade and Industry, and supported by SparkLearn EdTech and MetaGaming Guild.

 

BBC is a one-day event taking place at Alicia Hotel in Legazpi City on November 14th, featuring distinguished speakers, and each one has combined their proficiency in blockchain technology, Web3, and metaverse to create a specific field of knowledge which may help the audience in their areas of interest.

Bicol Blockchain Conference 2022 Speakers

We are glad to present our distinguished speaker lineup for this conference. Each has combined their expertise in Web3, metaverse, and blockchain technology to create a one-of-a-kind competence that can enrich the audience in their areas of interest.

To join us as a speaker for the Bicol Blockchain Conference is Andy Agnas, CEO & Founder of Sparkpoint, Michael Mislos, the Editor-in-Chief of BitPinas, Melissa Mesias, the Co-Founder and CEO of SparkLearn EdTech, Gail Cruz Macapagal, Country Director of DynaQuest and Founder of Women in Blockchain. Morris Perico, the COO of MetaGaming Guild. Filipay/Filipcoin Founder and CEO, Janice Ariño is also part of the speaker lineup. Atty. Enrique V. Dela Cruz, Jr., a Senior Partner DivinaLaw. Harvey Javier, CTO of SparkLearn EdTech will also be joining us as a speaker. Ismael Jerusalem, CEO and Founder of Ownly, and Denley Mirabueno.

The conference offers the chance for founders and leaders of blockchain-based projects, spectators, media, enthusiasts, and all the curious minds to spark discussions about the most recent trends, developments, new products and applications, thoughts and opinions, and opportunities in Bicol, as the Philippines’ newest blockchain tech hotspot.

We are excited to host one of the biggest blockchain events in our region — BBC. This would help the hyperlocal community to learn more about the power of a decentralized economy through blockchain technology. The ability to build where you are, regardless who you are, is a strong affirmation to motivate builders from the countryside to start innovating in tech to help their local digital economy grow while working on their respective provinces and regions.

Ismael Jerusalem, CEO of Ownly said in a statement.

With the region’s thriving local tech industry, and startups, projects, and companies already beginning to venture into the world of blockchain, the series of these blockchain-focused events are perfectly timed to be an avenue for everyone in the local industry to discover promising startups and projects, join hands for partnerships and collaboration, be affiliated, and be exposed to new learnings as projects introduce their initiatives in a more intimate setting, by meeting and organizing in-real-life (IRL) events.

BBC is made possible by our co-presenter, the Department of Trade and Industry, our sponsor, DivinaLaw, together with our media and community partners, Block TidesBitPinasAsia Token FundCoinVoice, and Bicol IT.

                   
Department of Trade and Industry Region V

Previous events from the local Web3 community in Bicol

Last August, we held the Bicol Web3 Meetup in Naga City and Bicol Web3 Meet Up: BUILDr Dinner in Legazpi spearheaded by SparkPoint, BlockchainSpace, and Internet Computer Protocol — Manila. The Blockchain Developer Bootcamp (BDB), was led by SparkLearn EdTech last September 2022. Albay Multimedia Arts Convention (AMAC) 2022, hosted by Ownly last October 8–9, 2022 in collaboration with the local art community and partners, was graced by NFT artists and creatives, as well as local and national art scene personas.

BBC will be on November 14, 2022. This event is free and open to the public but subjects to limited seats. Registration is now available at https://bicolblockchain.com

For the event, sponsorship contact support@bicolblockchain.com to learn various ways for you to showcase your project at our event.

About the Local Web 3 Startups

Ownly

OWNLY is an XR (Extended Reality) Technology Company building 3D, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality utilities in NFT, Web3 and the Metaverse.

SparkPoint Technologies

SparkPoint Technologies Inc. is a blockchain technology company launched in 2018 and is one of the first cryptocurrency startups in the Philippines. It is currently based in Albay Province in Bicol Region. SparkPoint aims to fast-track mainstream adoption of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency through its ecosystem of decentralized apps, DeFi and FinTech platform, education-technology platform, and blockchain-based software development services.

SparkLearn EdTech

SparkLearn EdTech is an online upskilling platform for blockchain technology and Web3 education in the Philippines.

MetaGaming Guild

MetaGaming Guild is a unified DAO-based ecosystem of Gaming Guild, INO/IGO Launchpad, GameFi Vaults, Game Yield Farming and Play-to-Earn Game aimed at democratizing game finance. The project envisions to become the primary and most community-centric DAO in the GameFi metaverse

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