Devcon3: what to expect?

The biggest conference of Ethereum developers started in Mexico
02 November 2017   3574

From 1 to 4 November in Cancun, Mexico the third Ethereum developer conference will be held. The Ethereum Foundation event will be the largest ever event for the Ethereum ecosystem.

Devcon3
Devcon3 

In total, over the next four days Devcon3 will host more than 120 presentations and speeches by key industry players. Each of them potentially has an important role to play in the development of a project, both from a technology perspective and from a market perspective.

Key speakers:

  • Vitalik Buterin - co-founder of Ethereum;
  • Vlad Zamfir is a researcher and developer of the Ethereum Foundation;
  • Joseph Pun is a developer of Lightning Network;
  • Sergey Lonshakov - CEO of Airalab;
  • Patrick McCorry is a research fellow at University College London, a specialist in cryptography;
  • Marley Gray is Microsoft Business Development and Strategy Director;
  • Daniel Nagi is one of the developers of the Ethereum core, currently specializing in the Swarm system;
  • Peter Zhilagi - developer of the Ethereum Foundation and other well-known representatives of the blockchain industry

The event is supported by well-known organizations and projects, including Microsoft, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, Hyperledger, ShapeShift, Status, Zcash Foundation, Polychain Capital, etc.

BitPay to Add Ethereum Support

The company will implement Ethereum support on BitPay Visa prepaid debit cards and allow merchants to accept coin as a mean of payment
17 September 2019   231

BitPay cryptocurrency processing will add support for Ethereum in the coming weeks. Merchants will be able to accept a coin as payment, and users can store it in their wallet.

BitPay is consistently at the forefront of using cryptocurrency to solve real-world problems and offer our global customers the best options to accept and pay with multiple blockchain assets. As one of the largest crypto currencies by market cap and one used by thousands of companies, Ethereum is the next logical choice.
 

Stephen Pair

CEO of BitPay

The company will also implement Ethereum support on BitPay Visa prepaid debit cards.

It is exciting to see BitPay leading the way in integrating Ethereum into global payment systems. This truly opens up a new world of possibilities for the Ethereum ecosystem, and together we can continue to be a leading innovator for real world use cases for cryptocurrencies.
 

Vitalik Buterin
Founder and creator, Ethereum

At the moment, the service supports Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash, and also offers merchants settlements in stablecodes USDC, GUSD and PAX and 12 world currencies.