An event dubbed the first ever ‘ICO-Hypethon’ has been announced for August the 16th at St. Petersburg’s Street Art Museum. The two-day event is hosted by Crypto Friends meetup and supported by blockchain solutions developers Waves Platform and the consultancy company Eberhard Lindfordt. ICO-Hypethon is open to crypto-enthusiasts and will include lectures and screenings of blockchain documentaries. With over a thousand attendees expected, it is anticipated to be one of the biggest blockchain conferences ever held in the city.
Daria Arefieva, founder of Crypto Friends and the organizer of the event, explained: “ICO-Hypethon is a mix between a hackathon and a festival for the crypto community. It will bring together a wide range of people interested in crypto. It’s an opportunity for people to meet with like-minded people and industry leaders, learn new content and gain new market info.”