BlockShow by Cointelegraph proudly invites you to the best Blockchain MeetUp Journey ever!

BlockShow Meetups are for unique & cool start up projects, investors, business owners, blockchain & bitcoin enthusiasts and pretty much anyone who shares an interest in Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and ICOs.

The ICOscar Competition

If your startup is about to save the world or just making someone’s everyday life a bit easier – ICOscar StartUp competition is waiting for you!

A short-list of the 6-10 most promising Blockchain startups will be selected by the crowd during our meetups. These finalists will continue competing for a prize of 20.000 $ (and counting) and full assistance from Waves and Qtum in holding a successful ICO. Final round of ICOscar will take place at BlockShow Asia 2107 in Singapore, on the 29-30th of November.

Sounds like a cool chance, doesn’t it? 🙂

Don’t hesitate to submit your pitch and take part in the ICOscar 2017! Without a single doubt, we always choose the best.

The winners of our previous competition were Bancor and Status, which have gathered more than $200mln during their ICOs!



Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Date: September 8
The Row

Blockchain might see a boom in Malaysia soon! Getting ready for the Blockchain explosion in Malaysia?

Our co-organizers Bloktex Sdn Bhd is founded by a team of Blockchain advocates and enthusiasts to nurture, develop, facilitate and implement Blockchain technology in Malaysia for applications by both Non-Financial Technology (Fon-Fintech) and Financial Technology Industries Now, a Blockchain initiative with support from the Malaysian government and United Nations hopes to take a decisive step forward.

MiGHT Blockchain Program director Mastura Ishak said (as quoted by The Sun Daily):

“Malaysia has started looking at Blockchain since last year, and although it is a relatively new industry with only a few global players, we believe Malaysia can excel if we focus on a niche segment within the industry.”

We are working together to develop the country’s Blockchain industry!

China, Shanghai

Important notice: Due to the latest regulations from the Chinese government, we have to cancel Blockshow Meetup: ICOscar in Shanghai. Everyone who still wants to pitch his startup and win the main prize – please join us in Hong Kong on September 22, Singapore on September 28 or New Delhi on October 6.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Date: September 22

Let us explain to you guys, why we see Hong Kong a perfect destination for our BlockShow meetup. Charles d’Haussy, the Head of FinTech at Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), gave a perfect answer to our question, saying:

“Hong Kong has all the ingredients to be the global and regional FinTech hub. It is one of the international financial centers, the freest economy, rule of law, large talent pool, a strong legacy of trade and work ethic.”

Oh, and just one more thing: China has about 20 bitcoin companies of notable size with about 800,000 total users and constituting about 70% of global bitcoin trading volume.

Well, we are just glad we convinced you that Hong Kong a perfect place for meetup.


Date: September 28

We can’t ignore the fact, that Singapore is one of the gems of the global financial services industry, innovations and technology.

The blockchain startup community in Singapore is very promising. Singapore known for hosting some of the most interesting blockchain startups playing a vital role in global blockchain ecosystem.

And we believe that Singapore is the city where ICOscar Meetup can find and support the next great startups.

Singapore Shaping Up to Become the Blockchain Center of the World!

New Delhi

India, New Delhi

Date: October 5-6

With a significant margin of 40%, the rising demand for blockchain technology globally is seeing India emerge as a leading talent pool of blockchain talent.

In India, 56% of the companies surveyed by PwC said that blockchain is a part of their innovation strategy. Harmeet Singh Monga, chief business officer at BlockSmiths, wrote in a statement:

“We strongly believe that India has the potential to lead the blockchain revolution in the South East Asian region and help businesses from various industries become highly streamlined and efficient by adopting blockchain.”

And we strongly believe than blockchain technology is the coolest thing in Indian finance!


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