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With institutional investment pouring into cryptocurrency markets, NFTs booming, and SEC approval of the first Bitcoin futures ETFs imminent, the time is right for an afternoon of live conversations with some of the smartest business leaders in crypto.
On Tuesday, November 9, from 12-5pm EST, Decrypt and Yahoo Finance are teaming up for Crypto Goes Mainstream, a day of live interviews about retail and institutional crypto investing, mass adoption, NFT art collecting, and how newcomers can get started.
The day's 18 speakers are: Robinhood Crypto COO Christine Brown; FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried; OpenSea CEO Devin Finzer; Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein; Justin Blau aka DJ 3LAU; Solana founder Anatoly Yakovenko; Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire; Ripple GM Asheesh Birla; Blockchain Capital senior associate Kinjal Shah; Pantera Capital portfolio director Franklin Bi; VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk; Blockchain.com CEO Peter Smith; Aave founder Stani Kulechov; Tezos co-founder Arthur Breitman; OneOf CEO Lin Dai; Aurox CEO Giorgi Khazaradze; Copper.co head of sales Glenn Barber; and Trading View CEO Pierce Crosby.
Most of the interviews will take place in person at the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge in front of a small VIP audience. The entire event will be live-streamed for free on Decrypt, Yahoo Finance, and other Yahoo properties, and on Apple TV, Verizon Fios, Roku, and YouTube.
Yahoo Finance is No. 1 in business and finance news with 103 million monthly visitors in August. Its recent crypto-focused guests on its live network have included Allianz Chief Economic Advisor Mohamed El-Erian, Digital Currency Group CEO Barry Silbert, Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein, Blockchain Association Executive Director Kristin Smith, Bakkt CEO Gavin Michael, Digital Asset Holdings CEO Blythe Masters, and Coin Metrics co-founder Nic Carter.
Decrypt is a leading crypto news site with 5-6 million average monthly visitors, and has been one of the most trusted voices in the space since 2018. Decrypt's interview guests in 2021 have included Mark Cuban, Edward Snowden, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci, Avanti Financial CEO Caitlin Long, NBA player Spencer Dinwiddie, and Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.