The blockchain ecosystem in Africa continues to evolve as more and more individuals, organizations and governments embrace the technology and its most used case, the cryptocurrency.
Since its conception in early 2021, Blockbuild.Africa a blockchain and crypto media platform has successfully hosted two editions of The converge (virtual events) with over 500 attendees quarterly.
The Converge remains arguably the only virtual blockchain and crypto event set to discuss the possibilities and issues surrounding blockchain in Nigeria and Africa.
In 2022, blockbuild.Africa believes that the boom witnessed in the cryptocurrency space will take a greater turn, thus for many crypto enthusiasts we know that those that make the most out of crypto make do with the trend early.
Beyond the cryptocurrencies, the general blockchain ecosystem also saw growing trends in Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Defi projects and the Metaverse world.
Themed, “Positioning Africa for the Metaverse”, This year’s Converge in its third edition, would focus on what is next for crypto and how everyone can make the most out of NFTs, metaverse, Web 3, play to earn or something we are yet to see.
Speaking on one of the many use cases of blockchain technology, Chimezie Chuta, Founder, Blockchain Nigeria User Group (BNUG) in the first edition said:
“It’s an addition on top of the Internet Protocol and that makes it very unique, extremely, unique in terms of disrupting, completely transforming the way we do businesses, the way we interact with one another, and the way we share information and value across the internet.”
Panel discussions at Converge III will discuss:
- Unpacking the intricacies of NFTs and Web3 in Africa
- NFTs, DEFI, Metaverse; Challenges and opportunities for Africa
The Converge is a quarterly Blockchain and Crypto ecosystem that aims to expose the ongoing innovations in the ecosystem and this third edition promises to come up with excitement like never before.
You can register here to be a part of Converge III event.