Token2049, Asia’s premier crypto event, came to Singapore earlier this month, with a myriad of side events.

Web3 CONNECT, however, stood out, with participants from all sectors of the Web3.0 ecosystem coming together to network and connect with the Web3 community in Singapore. Attendees also had access to co-working spaces and other recreational zones at the 3200 square feet event space.

The 2-day event was co-organized by Chain Debrief, the Web3.0 media & education hub, and Polygon – the leading Ethereum scaling platform. The event would also not be possible without major players including the event include FOMO Pay, RockX, SolanaFM, Airfoil, SO-COL, Avadore, Headquarters, Ethlas, PRISM+ as well as the Web 3 Alliance.

Leaders, Founders & Movers at Web3 CONNECT

Among the key highlights of Web3 CONNECT includes fireside chats, keynote speeches and fun activities like the HODL pull-up bar challenge, where attendees could win several custom memorable Polygon-themed memorabilia.

Polygon HODL challenge

Kevin Ang, developer relations at Polygon, delivered an insightful keynote speech during the event which focused primarily on educating developers who aspire to build on Polygon and more specifics like the Polygon Guilds Program.

Polygon Keynote Speech by Kevin Ang, Developer Relations at Polygon

They also celebrated a successful partnership with Chain Debrief for their combined efforts in the “Polygon for Builders” course on Chain Debrief’s Nexus Learn & Earn platform which saw a successful bridge of 2,000 developers to Polygon based on their fully redeemed course.

“How DeFi Will Change The Way We Earn” with Edward Chen from Huobi Global, Chen Zhuling from Rock X and Marcus Eng from QCP Capital.

The leading provider of non-custodial services, RockX, also had a major part to play in the event, with CEO ZhuLing Chen sharing his thoughts on DeFi and moving forward in Web3.0 while also mentioning the impediments and hurdles that the DeFi space has to eventually overcome in order for it to reach mass adoption.

Solana or ETH 2.0?” – All Solana Panel at Web3 CONNECT

Solana block explorer SolanaFM, were also present as co-organizers, with Co-Founder and CEO Nicholas Chen speaking on the trade offs between Layer 1s alongside Courtney from Solana Foundation as well as Tony from Magic Eden.

“What are the problems that Web3.0 is solving?”

Another panel saw MAS licensed digital financial solution FOMO Pay sharing a stage with Web3 design firm, Airfoil, Web3 finance dashboard Headquarters, Circle Singapore as well as Cronos Labs. The panellists shared various problems which Web3 is solving and how each of them are enabling more adoption in the Web3 space.

Exploring the social sides of Web3 were community platform SO-COL, and social metaverse Avadore, both of whom gave their thoughts on how social 3.0 looks like in the Web3 space.

“is Gamefi & SocialFi bridging the gap to mass adoption or must institutional adoption come first?”

On stage with them to speak on adoption in the GameFi sector were Miles Anthony from Decentral Games and Elston Sam, co-founder of Ethlas, Asia’ leading layer zero Web3.0 games platform.

The event would also not have been possible without web 3 alliance, the largest network consolidation of Web3.0 professionals, as well as homegrown monitor brand PRISM+.

The event also saw attendance by prominent names from across the industry such as Edward Chen, Huobi Singapore CEO Marouen Zelleg, Director at ConsenSys. Brian D Evans, Sami Rusani, CJ Fong, GSR MD & Head of Asia Sales, as well as Raagulan Path, CEO of Circle Singapore.

The co-organizers also opened their doors to the future of the Web 3.0 space, partnering with the societies from top universities in Singapore including SMUB (SMU Blockchain Club), NUS Fintech Society & NTU Blockchain.

With over a thousand attendees, both days were packed to the brim with developers, builders, and those with an unbridled passion for the space.

The co-working zones were a nice space for builders to work together while the networking and fireside chat zones allowed everyone to share their visions and insights.

With industry leaders from across the globe, attendees had the opportunity to connect and glean valuable insights from fireside chats.

Multiple Web3.0 leaders at the forefront of the industry came together to make Web3 CONNECT possible, making it a fun and conducive space for crypto professionals coming down to Singapore during Asia Crypto Week.

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[Editor’s Note: This article does not represent financial advice. Please do your own research before investing.]

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