The World Blockchain Summit-Global Series is underway in Bangkok, Thailand, and is rapidly becoming one of the most notable events in the blockchain industry giving start-ups the chance to bag a cool US$10,000 prize.

The event saw 300+ pre-qualified CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, Heads of Blockchain, Chief Digital Officers, Heads of Innovation, and International experts deliver powerful keynotes, product exhibitions, panel discussions, and tech talks.  One of the most awaited highlights of the event was the pitch competition. The StartUp Grand Slam is giving companies that are planning to launch or expand a chance to pitch in front of global investors and win up to $10,000 US Dollars Trescon Credits.

Aside from impressive business models, the pitch competition looks for ground-breaking solutions in solving the planet’s biggest challenges.  Speaking of the planet’s challenges, Dragon is standing by to help businesses of all shapes and sizes.  As a company which tackles challenges head-on, Dragon Blockchain Solutions can be implemented on a global scale through the use of Dragon Coin (DRG) and the free Dragon Social Wallet; Dragon can provide a fast, secure, and frictionless payment system that can be adopted by any business ecosystem.

Attendees were delighted to see Prinn Panitchpakdi, Deputy Leader & Head of Economic Team, Democrat Party on his opening keynote about “Blockchain Economy: Impact and Future” as well as the panel discussion about The Legal and Regulatory landscape in Asia happening on the first day of the summit.

Thailand's government support in this event is just one of the progressive steps that the county is taking towards the adoption of blockchain technology. With twenty-two banks and enterprises soon set to have a standarised blockchain payment system for the country, Thailand might be one of the first countries in Asia to implement the technology on a government scale.

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