HashKey Group has partnered with Wanxiang Blockchain Labs to bring to life the inaugural Hong Kong Web3 Festival, to be held on 12-15 April 2023 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center (HKCEC).
The festival is expected to attract more than 10,000 attendees, 300 distinguished industry speakers, 100 Web3 projects, venture capitals and media partners from around the world. Representatives from the HKSAR government will also be invited to speak and dive into the latest digital asset regulation policies.
Held across five stages at the HKCEC, the event will offer attendees an invaluable opportunity to learn about the intricacies, cutting-edge technology and infrastructural solutions of Web3. Web3 enthusiasts will also get a chance to converse face-to-face with key influencers and project founders through speaker AMAs ("Ask Me Anything").
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HashKey Capital, a global asset manager specialising in crypto and blockchain, has raised another US$500 million for investments in the Web3 ecosystem. It has closed its third fund, HashKey FinTech Investment Fund III, receiving strong support from institutional investors including sovereign wealth funds, corporations and family offices.
“HashKey Capital has weathered at least three cycles in the industry. These unique experiences and insights will be invaluable to us in navigating through turbulence,” Deng Chao, CEO of HashKey Capital and Head of HashKey Singapore said in the announcement.
“Fund III will follow our time-tested investment principles while also looking for game-changers, which would be those that will propel the industry forward into the next stage.” said Dr. Xiao Feng, Chairman of HashKey Group. “The HashKey Group was the inspiration behind the name ‘Shanghai Upgrade’ for Ethereum. As one of the earliest institutional investors in Ethereum and the host of Devcon2, we have maintained since the first day that the power of blockchain and crypto innovation can create a better future."
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IV. Key Weekly Data
Market Data (as of 19 January 2023)
• Total market value: US$968.74 billion (-2.26% 7D) (Source: CoinMarketCap)
• Daily exchange volume (7DMA): US$24.72 billion (Source: The Block Research)
• Total exchange volume of Bitcoin and Ethereum (7DMA): Bitcoin - US$15 billion; Ether - US$3.92 billion (Source: The Block Research)
• DEX 7-day growth: US$14 billion (+89% compared to last week) (Source: Dune Analytics)
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