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Launch Announcement: BlockOn 2018 - Global Blockchain Conference, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

LAUNCH ANNOUNCEMENT - BlockOn 2018 - Global Blockchain Conference, 30th July 2018, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Today, we are pleased to announce the launch of BlockOn 2018 organised by Bahrain FinTech Bay on November 22nd, 2018. BlockOn is a Blockchain and Cryptocurrency platform for corporate incubation projects consisting of seminars, panels, keynotes and fireside chats accompanied by roundtables and demos to and from the Blockchain community.

Blockchain is a distributed public network that creates an immutable historical ledger of transaction in an efficient, transparent and secured way. It has the potential to revolutionize the way we look at the global finance economy as a whole, with its applications ranging from trading and payments, to security and legal ownership. It not only captures the attention of banks, but also exchanges, insurers and government who are looking into Blockchain to reshape daily operations, reduce costs and improve transparency.

BlockOn 2018 will be expecting more than 300 global Blockchain innovators and professionals of diverse backgrounds – including regulators, entrepreneurs, investors and financial industry executives.

The engagement topics revolve around Blockchain’s rising opportunities and challenges, regulation and collaboration, as well as its application in finance and beyond.

"We are delighted to be hosting BlockOn, our first Bahrain FinTech Bay conference. Blockchain is transforming not only financial services but business overall globally. With BlockOn, we aim to make sense of this transformation and what it means to you" said Khalid Saad, CEO, Bahrain Fintech Bay.

Pre-registration for BlockOn 2018 is now open:

Call for Papers (CFP) is now open. BlockOn is seeking ground breaking Blockchain research for next year’s conference. For more information on Call for Papers, potential speakers can submit their inquiries and research to

We look forward to seeing you at BlockOn 2018.

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About Bahrain Fintech Bay (“BFB”)

Bahrain FinTech Bay (“BFB”) is the leading FinTech Hub in Middle East, located conveniently in the Arcapita Building, Bahrain. Bahrain FinTech Bay provides a physical hub to incubate insightful, scalable and impactful fintech initiatives through innovation labs, acceleration programmes, curated activities, educational opportunities and collaborative platforms.

Bahrain FinTech Bay partners with governmental bodies, financial institutions, corporates, consultancy firms, universities, associations, media agencies, venture capital and fintech start-ups to bring the full spectrum of financial market participants and stakeholders together.

For more information on Bahrain FinTech Bay visit

About FinTech Consortium (“FTC”)

The FinTech Consortium is a fintech Incubator and Ecosystem Builder that aims to further the development, interaction and acceleration of fintech ecosystems.

We foster synergies among market players, including government bodies, financial institutions, corporates, investors and innovators, who believe that technology can bring added value to the financial industry.

Through our fintech incubation platform, we offer corporate incubation, research lab and venture acceleration as well as provide access to analytical tools and fintech related resources. We believe that fintech is a crucial infrastructure layer to strengthen financial services.

For more information on FinTech Consortium visit

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