Web3

From cryptocurrency to the metaverse and gaming, to direct immersion into the digital world, Web3 brings together the leaders forging the way through the third-generation internet. 

Kathleen Breitman, Co-founder, Tezos, on Crypto Stage during day two of Web Summit Rio 2023 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Kathleen Breitman
Co-founder | Tezos

What’s happening?

Web3 explores our digital future, diving deep into the important topics influencing this young and growing sector.

Your Web Summit Rio ticket gives you access to all masterclasses and roundtables at the event, as well as to talks on Web3 and 15-plus other tracks.

Gaming and NFTs 

The idea of owning your own digital assets is no doubt appealing. But after a series of scandals, can NFTs bounce back? And will the gaming industry breathe new life into crypto? Industry experts discuss why they believe Web3.

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CeFi and DeFi

To decentralize or not to decentralize, that is one of the original questions of crypto.Is anonymity a valuable trade-off to greater legitimacy within the market? On Web3, the experts from across the industry will explore all the challenges and opportunities of centralization.  

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Betting on the metaverse

Big business is placing big bets on the metaverse. With leaps forward in AR and VR technology, can the metaverse finally deliver on its promise to revolutionize everything from work to education to socializing? Leading figures from some of the world’s biggest companies discuss.

ETFs and crypto exchanges 

From the very beginning, one of the central issues of crypto has been how to get money into and out of it in a legitimate way. With ETFs, treating crypto as any other commodity, has Wall Street finally cracked the code? We’ll hear from some of the biggest names in both crypto exchanges and institutional finance.

Meet the web3 speakers who joined us in 2024

Yat Siu
Yat Siu
Yat Siu
Co-founder & Executive ChairmanAnimoca Brands
Emily Chiu
Emily Chiu
Emily Chiu
Co-founder & COOTBD
Marlyson Silva
Marlyson Silva
Marlyson Silva
CEOTransfero
Monica Long
Monica Long
Monica Long
PresidentRipple
Dan Reecer
Dan Reecer
Dan Reecer
Co-founder & COOWormhole Foundation
Daniel Vogel
Daniel Vogel
Daniel Vogel
Co-founder & CEOBitso
Jason Lau
Jason Lau
Jason Lau
Chief Innovation OfficerOKX
Vanessa Lopes Butalla
Vanessa Lopes Butalla
Vanessa Lopes Butalla
Chief Legal & Compliance OfficerMercado Bitcoin
Reinaldo Rabelo
Reinaldo Rabelo
Reinaldo Rabelo
CEOMercado Bitcoin

Companies that attend

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On the crypto crash: “What’s good is that it’s humbled an industry that desperately needed it.”

– Kathleen Breitman, Co-founder, Tezos

“Freedom and trust equals bitcoin.”

Tim Draper

– Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates

“Mining for bitcoin has undergone a very rapid evolution.”

– Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist, Bitcoin Foundation

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