Kinguin is a well-known brand among the gamers all around the world. One of the biggest digital marketplaces for video games, Kinguin is planning to invest in blockchain technology. The company organized a couple of events regarding this issue in Warsaw and Dubai. The third stage of the Kinguin & Friends meetings took place in Istanbul and attracted many prominent names from blockchain, cryptocurrency, e-sports, video games, and venture capital circles, as well as many members of the press.
This international series of events also aim at creating an environment to enable people with experience and knowledge in their fields to share this knowledge and experience with each other via panel talks and presentations. It is hoped that this will allow people to come together and build collaborations.
The event began with the key speech and presentation of the CEO of Kinguin Viktor Romaniuk Wanli. Replacing him on the stage, one of the partners of Unity Group Private Equity and an expert on mergers, Callum Laing discussed the opportunities created by mergers and provided information on the process.
Another interesting topic was the “Status of cryptocurrencies in Turkey” by Ozgur Guneri, who is the founder and the CEO of BTCTurk, the largest cryptocurrency market in Turkey. The panel provided extensive information on the topic and gathered much attention from the audience. The blockchain part of the event continued with the panel by kritopara.io founder Fatih Guner, who talked about the questions to be asked to find the right ICO. Founder of the IcoSwat, a firm that provides consultancy to blockchain start-ups, and the CEO of 4129Grey, Alemsah Ozturk questioned the popularity of ICOs and talked about their future.
On the e-sports and video games part of the event, setimedia Co-Founder Tugbek Olek and Netmarble EMEA Chief Operations Officer Aras Senyuz addressed investment opportunities in the gaming industry and the latest trends. Joining Aras Senyuz on the stage, in the second panel of this session the Royal Bandits E-sports Founder Can Gursu talked about the management of newly founded teams and e-sports leagues.
Kim Rom’s presentation about Kinguin’s ICO to take place on March 30th did also draw much attention from the guests. Introducing Kinguin’s own token Krowns, Rom mentioned differences of Krowns from other cryptocurrencies and listed some advantages.
Lastly, the host of the event Maciej Sawicki made a presentation about Kinguin E-sports and Performance Center. This facility is located in Warsaw and planned to house e-sports teams and events. It is expected to open in April.
The next Kinguin & Friends meeting is going to take place in Singapore.