Recently we got a chance to present the FarmBit project at the just concluded blockchain and the future of money conference in Victoria island Lagos on the 11th September 2021.

It was an audience mixed with blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts, developers, investors and industry veterans and it was nothing short of inspiring and mind-boggling. It was an intense moment of exploring the tenets of blockchain and unlocking insights into the next wave of use cases and applications that would pioneer the next frontier of advancement and adoption of blockchain technology globally.

The conference which took place in Victoria island Lagos had the Blockchain Nigeria User group (BNUG) and Lead wallet as headline sponsors, other sponsors included Farmbit, Patricia Technologies, Bantu, Convexity, and the Tezos foundation.

The conference was chaired by Dr Chuka Agu SAN, lead counsel at Lexavier partners and chairman, Blockchain and virtual financial assets regulations working group set up by the SEC Nigeria.

Also present was Mr. Chuta chimezie president of the blockchain Nigeria user group (BNUG).


Other high profile industry experts, senior-level executives and thought leaders present included Dr. Sarah Alade, SA to President on Finance and economy, Yusuf Rakiya Opemi, Assistant Director PSMD, Central Bank of Nigeria, Agama Emomotimi, Deputy Director exchange licensing/ registration SEC Nigeria, Ernest Mbenkum, Founder/CEO Bantu Foundation. Erikan Obotetukudo, Founder Audacity Fund, Charles okafor Mbah, CTO Convexity Technologies, Shaun E. Johnson, co-director Tachyon, Babatunde Obrimah, COO Fintech Association of Nigeria Nigeria.

The major event highlights included talks about the emerging trends and opportunities in the NFT space, the likely regulatory landscape for the emerging cryptocurrency space in Nigeria, opportunities for developers and general members of the cryptocurrency and blockchain community in Nigeria.

The meat of the conference for us was when we got the stage to present our project to the audience. It was an awe-inspiring moment when we shared the general concept of the farmbit project, the problems we are addressing and the general use cases for Farmbit.

In reception, we received a lot of inquiries from curious investors and community members, gave out copies of our FarmBit paper, made valuable business relationships and had significant interaction with several industry experts and project pioneers which las led to a series of profound partnerships which we would be announcing soon.

Overall, the conference was thrilling and we are super elated about the feedback we are getting about FarmBit. This has strengthened our resolve and motivated us to continue to build and refine FarmBit.

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