CryptoFriends and ICO Bench Partner with Malta Blockchain Summit to Offer Unmissable Opportunities for ICOs This Summer CryptoFriends and ICO Bench Partner with Malta Blockchain Summit

May 12, 2018 – St. Julians, Malta. The inaugural edition of the Malta Blockchain Summit promises to be a seminal event on the Blockchain and DLT calendar, and it has just received a boost with a newly-minted partnership with CryptoFriends, a community known for bringing their signature style to the events they work with, and ICObench, one of the world’s leading ICO rating platforms.

CryptoFriends will bring the power of their established track record of holding blockchain events by hosting the Malta Blockchain Summit’s Hackathon and ICO pitching contest. The CryptoFriends partnership means both these initiatives will be imbued with the freshness and dynamism that has been their calling card for the past year.

At the pitching contest, exciting blockchain startups from around the globe will compete in front of a live audience and a panel of some of the smartest investors in the business including Tuce Ergul, Daniel Shashoua and Carlos Domingo. Meanwhile, the Hackathon will see 60 developers, organized in 12 team, battle it out to develop a completely new and unique blockchain solution in just one day.

CryptoFriends Co-Founder and CEO, Daria Arefieva, comments, “We are extremely delighted to partner with ICO Bench and the Malta Blockchain Summit. CryptoFriends is all about building smart connections in the crypto space and we are looking forward to bringing our passion, expertise and unique twist on blockchain events to Malta. Thanks to its progressive and positive attitude towards blockchain technology and sensible industry regulation, Malta is fast becoming one of the leading nations for blockchain in Europe, if not the world. Together we are calling on the brightest and the best blockchain startups to come and pitch their ICOs in a country that is truly embracing their amazing vision and innovation.”

In addition to supporting the Malta Blockchain Summit in November, CryptoFriends and ICObench are offering even more opportunities for ICOs to go big in Malta. They will be holding a series of monthly, exclusive Crypto iGathering parties on the Mediterranean island throughout this summer. Each event will take place in a different, stunning venue and will feature ICO pitches and a panel discussion with top investors and personalities from the blockchain industry, including Eman Pulis, Founder & CEO of SIGMA.

The current schedule of events includes:

  • June 16th: Crypto iGathering CryptoFriends Birthday pool party at Hugo’s Boutique Hotel, featuring an exhibition and art sale by digital art platform, ICONIC
  • August 24th: Crypto iGathering party at the Barracuda Restaurant
  • September 21st: Crypto iGathering party at the Sheer Bastion

To celebrate the partnership, CryptoFriends and ICObench have launched a special promotion on For a limited time, ICOs can purchase valuable premium listings on the site that also include a pitching slot for their team at upcoming events, a booth at the Malta Blockchain Summit, inclusion in promotional materials and travel and accommodation in Malta. Packages start at 3BTC and are available now at the website.

The Malta Blockchain Summit will include a number of featured conferences, headlined by elite speakers from all over the globe. Each conference will focus on the significance of Blockchain for various sectors that stand to be disrupted by this emerging technology.

Considering Malta’s leading position on regulation, its confirmed commitment to being the first global center for blockchain and crypto businesses, and the CryptoFriends partnership, the Malta Blockchain Summit promises to be ideally positioned for maximum effect.

Peruse the floor plan to this event and check further opportunities when you visit a website.

Early bird tickets are already live, it’s worth booking early to avoid disappointment.

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