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KEYNOTE: – The Cryptoasset Investment Thesis: Trust, Want, Need

Dr. Garrick Hileman
Blockchain, Head of Research

Dr Garrick Hileman is the Head of Research at, and one of the world's most-cited cryptocurrency and blockchain technology researchers. He created and taught the first UK class on blockchain technology at the University of Cambridge, and has authored leading research on cryptocurrencies, markets, stablecoins, and broader trends.

He was ranked as one of the 100 most influential economists in the UK and Ireland and he is regularly asked to share his research and perspective with government organizations and the FT, BBC, CNBC, WSJ, NPR, and other media."

Since was founded in 2011, we’ve seen bitcoin and other digital asset ownership grow from thousands of pioneers to over 50 million people today. Our investment thesis provides a comprehensive view of the factors driving that growth, and the remaining challenges ahead for cryptoassets to become more widely adopted and used.