A New Era of Digital Economy” seminar held in Hong Kong
“The Convergence of Web3 and Finance: A New Era of Digital Economy” Seminar Held in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, April 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “The Convergence of Web3 and Finance: A New Era of Digital Economy” seminar hosted by Bloomberg, UWEB and C² Ventures was held on April 11 in Hong Kong. The event explored the integration of Web3 and Finance and how it is ushering in a new era of the digital economy.
Keynote speakers at the event included Dr. Jianing Yu, Founder of UWEB, Ciara Sun, Founder and Managing Partner of C² Ventures, and Michael Elko, Head of Strategic Development in Hong Kong, Bloomberg. rice field. Joining his 10+ guests from various fields such as traditional VC, crypto funds, DeFi, public chains, games, CEX, etc., bridging the gap between traditional finance and his Web3, Hong Kong’s held an in-depth discussion of Web3’s opportunities and challenges. industry, and building his Web3 ecosystem.
Dr. Jianing Yu, the founder of UWEB, analyzed the “trends and opportunities of the next wave cycle under Web3” and believes that the next decade will be a golden decade for the Web3 industry. From a technical point of view, the development of MR and AI technology is the driving force for the next stage of development. Only when all aspects are ready can we truly drive the development of the Web3 market. Today, the structure of the entire industry is becoming more and more clear. But are we ready for a billion users? ”
Dr. Jianing Yu also believes: Hong Kong is exploring more possibilities such as the launch of HKD digital currency, digital RMB and Hong Kong Web3 Association. Hong Kong will become a ‘new opportunity’ as other countries’ capital channels are closed. ”
“The trends and opportunities of the next wave cycle under Web3 need to be discussed with a wider audience and will undoubtedly shape the future we all live in,” added Dr. Jianing Yu. .
In her keynote on “Hong Kong Investment Opportunities with Web3 VC”, Ciara Sun, Founder and Managing Partner of C² Ventures, said of the Hong Kong opportunities: Firstly, Hong Kong has considerable geographical advantages and is also the perfect location for seamless cross-border connections between time zones. Third, the benefits of the capital markets are also very evident, with the entire diversified ecosystem receiving strong support from regulators. Hong Kong talents are accustomed to such a high-speed environment, so they have a big advantage in recruiting talents in emerging fields. ”
Ciara Sun also said, “Hong Kong’s policy support is very attractive to innovative companies and Web3, attracting top-tier entrepreneurs and companies to Hong Kong. This year, Web3’s regulation will also be more balanced. The overall ‘transformation’ will not only benefit businesses and investors, but also solidify Hong Kong’s financial and technological innovation position. ”
Arnoldo Concepción, Co-COO of Animoca Brands, commented: At the same time, we need to pay more attention to the user experience and make it better. ”
People in traditional finance and Web3 are now debating how to tie the two fields together. Regarding this question, Arnoldo Concepción thinks: The tools we use to speak to institutional audiences vary. You have to use the right words. ”
Bo Feng, Managing Partner of Dragonfly Capital, is a veteran entrepreneur deeply involved in the development of the 1st and 2nd generation Internet and currently actively adopting Web3. shared. “Everything is a network and you have to be a ‘user’. We don’t see ourselves as investors, we are early ‘participants’ in the community. You need to think about how you can contribute to the community and have a “builder mind”. Web 3 is about how we will exchange value in the future. Web 3 is about everyone. You should think carefully about whether to participate or not. ”
The event also raised questions about NFTs and the gaming industry. Bo Feng believes this is a global market that should be looked at more broadly. Gaming is the Internet’s savior, even though it’s only a small fraction of the population. ”
UWEB aims to enable 1 billion people to participate in Web3. With a particular focus on Metaverse and his Web3 education, UWEB is committed to building the most influential digital technology education platform in the APAC region through online education, top-notch business education and Web3 incubation.
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