Sweeter in Sweden: Cryptocurrency Perspectives Abound at Stockholm Blockchain

Published September 21, 2017 by Lee R

Sweeter in Sweden: Cryptocurrency Perspectives Abound at Stockholm Blockchain

The social potential of cryptocurrency in the coming years was made clear to all in attendance.

Blockchain and Bitcoin Stockholm made quite a splash, paving the way for more blockchain conferences.


Politicians, investors and developers alike came together September 7th in Sweden’s capital for the inaugural Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm.


Enthusiastic networking was taking place all over the place amongst owners of all manner of business related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based solutions, with delegates in attendance numbering over 350 to listen to 19 speakers from 13 different countries.   

Wondrous Venue

The Elite Hotel Marina Tower provided a backdrop which exceeded expectations in its opulent majestic nineteenth century tower right off the city centre.


Presentations addressed the various prospects and technical details of blockchain integration in business, legislative regulation of cryptocurrencies in Sweden and the world, and unique opportunities for cryptocurrency investment such as through crowdsales, mining and cybersecurity.  

Swedish Government Perspective

Major revelations came from conference keynote speaker and Swedish Parliamentary member Mathias Sundin, who indicated that blockchain is in position to protect against and prevent global financial crises.

Sundin further offered his perspective on the way society has changed and will continue to change as a result of bitcoin and cryptocurrency, saying financial management is shifting away from state institutions but to citizens, where of course they belong.       

Cryptocurrency Exchange CEO Spoke

Safello Stockholm cryptocurrency exchange CEO Frank Schuil discussed bitcoin opportunities changes of attitude in society he has already towards cryptocurrencies.  

Incoming Crypto-Revolution

Another vital perspective on cryptocurrency was offered by Hiveonline founder Sofie Blakstad, who predicted a revolution in financial markets from cryptocurrencies within the next 5-10 years.

ICO Perspective

ICO was another popular topic, with presentations providing the insight of cryptocurrency luminaries Daniel Zakrisson, Natalia Tokar, Julian Hosp and Oleg Kudrenko on how to identify attractive investment with cryptocurrency. 


The insights on cryptocurrency were virtually infinite, and this limited description of topics covered in Stockholm should provide a taste of what happened while emphasizing the need importance of attending further Blockchain and Bitcoin conference events. 

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