Prominent Lithuania-based venture capital firm Nextury Ventures is hosting the largest bitcoin and blockchain conference in the baltic states on April 8, in association with Vilnius City Municipality.
The event will be participated by angel investors, venture capital firms, experts, entrepreneurs, startups and officials of Lithuania to discuss about the general bitcoin ecosystem of bitcoin and potential use-cases of the digital currency.
“Lithuania in general and Vilnius in particular are becoming a center for international financial innovation. The RD sector has already seen the arrival of such serious players as Barclays and Western Union. We think that technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, and bitcoin are among the latest and most exciting financial innovations. Lithuania and Vilnius have serious intentions to invest into breakthrough in this area and to become a leader on the regional and global scale,” announced. Marius Skarupskas, Vice-Minister of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania,
Remigijius Simasius, the Mayor of Lithuania’s Capital Vilnius City is aiming to establish the Vilnius as the financial and technology hub of Europe, by inviting young financial businesses and fin-tech startups to help spur the growth of Lithuania’s bitcoin industry and increase bitcoin awareness for merchants and the underbanked population.