Amalie Arena
Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, USA

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Event Date Thu Nov 4 EDT - Fri Nov 5 EDT (30 days ago)
Location Amalie Arena
401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Region Americas

The Florida Bitcoin & Blockchain Summit is Florida’s first “blockchain & fintech in Florida” focused event, highlighting the ever expanding financial technology industry. The goal of the summit is to bring together stakeholders, businesses, and political leaders from all over Florida, as well as outside of the State, to collaborate on a strategy that will drive growth inside and outside the State of Florida, benefiting our emerging industry.

Our event will unify the fintech communities, businesses, evangelists, and political leaders all over the world as well as the leaders within the State of Florida. This conference will be used to craft a clear and unique strategy on making Florida the leader in blockchain and financial technology.

This conference is tailored to three types of attendees:
• Beginners - The beginner looking to learn and build their knowledge from the ground up about crypto investing and fintech.
• Stakeholders - Stakeholders, institutions or startups who want to play an active role in the future of blockchain and fintech.
• Advocates - Anyone interested in propelling Florida forward as a global leader in this area while actively pursuing safeguards that allow for a fair and even playing field.


2021 Speakers

Jane Castor
Mayor of Tampa

Nuke Goldstein
Co-Founder & CTO, Celsius Network

Cathie Wood
CEO, Ark Invest

Alice N. Adkins
Founder, Token Realty

Juan M. Alvarez
President, BlokHausre

Samuel Armes
Florida Blockchain Business Association

Jason Bennick
President, Digital Innovation Group

Joe Bettag
Broker/Owner, Coastal Properties

Anu Bhardwaj

Terry Brock
CEO and Founder, Achievement Systems Inc.

Gary Cardone
CEO, Chargebacks911

Rayshoun Chambers
CEO & Co-Founder, BCC

Crypto Knight

Jean-Que M. Dar
Founder, Artiste Pro

Alex Dobrev
Shareholder, Lowndes Drosdick Law Firm

Janet Dunlap
Owner & Civil/Structural Engineer, Residential Engineering Design

Eryka Gemma
Venture Director, Digital Asset Hedge Fund

Gabe Higgins

Jason Holloway
Managing Partner, DLT Consulting

Dr. Brian Houillion
Program Coordinator, Master’s of Global Business with Blockchain Technology at University of the Cumberlands

Dave Jackson
School of Podcasting

Joshua Jake
Crypto Knight

Chris Krimitsos
Founder & Event Organizer, FBBS

Dr. Moez Limayem
Dean, Muma College of Business at U.S.F.

Blockchain Boy
Crypto Knight

John D. Markunas
Chair, Florida Blockchain Business Association (FBBA) Real Estate Committee

David Metcalf
Global Blockchain Ventures

Ryan Molecke
Co-Founder, CTO EnLedger Corp.

Laura Pamatian
Founder, HeightZero Real Estate Consulting

Kim Prior
Partner, Shutts and Bowen LLP

James Putra
VP of Product Strategy, Tradestation Crypto

Chip Ridge
Owner, Millennial Title

Najah Roberts
Co-Founder/CVO, The Black Wall Street

Carlton L. Robinson, DBA
Chief Innovation Officer, JAX Chamber’s Venture Services Division

Bill Rockwood
Executive Director, Future Forum & Deputy Legislative Director for Representative Darren Soto of Florida’s 9th District

Gabriel Sadoun
Business Development Associate, Digishares

Mike Sessa
Crypto Knight

Rosa Shores

Charlie Shrem
Host, UntoldStories Podcast & Founding Director, The Bitcoin Foundation

Candi Slobodnik
Midwest Underwriting Counsel Agents National Title Insurance Company

Lori Souza
Digital Gold Enterprises

Lee Steinhauer
President and Founder, The Steinhauer Group

Chris Sullivan
Principal & Portfolio Manager at Hyperion Decimus

Marko Suvajdzic
Associate Director, Digital Worlds Institute at the University of Florida

Yael Tamar
Co-founder, SolidBlock

Crypto Weatherman
Crypto Knight

Jeff Van Drew
Unchained Capital

Commissioner Russ Weigel

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• Bitcoin Lightning Con
• Celsius
• TAB CONF 2021
• Ava Labs
• Bit Block Boom
• Bitcoin Atlanta Meetup
• Block Spaces
• Catalyst
• Chain Link
• City of Tampa Florida
• Crypto Knight
• Embarc Collective
• Green Candle Investmentd
• Florida Blockchain
• Investoe Brand Network
• Purple It Up
• Reach
• Sheqonomi
• Solid Block
• Synapse
• Tampa Bay Innovation Ceter
• Token Realty
• Trade Station Crypto
• University of Sounth Florida