Hong Kong’s financial center status along with its location next to the crypto currency weary mainland makes it a popular area for those interested in blockchain and digital currencies. Influentials in the crypto ecosystem often stop by. If you are in the crypto space it is an ideal destination to fly to and make some connections especially if you can spend some extra time touring Shenzhen.
A dedicated over the counter electronic currency exchange trading floor. Use cash to convert to many crypto currencies. There are also many ATMs outside.
Hong Kong is dotted with bitcoin ATMs as well as ATMs for converting physical fiat currency into other digital currencies such as buy cash and Etherium and Bitcash. ATM fees are not always transparent and some ATMs are 24 hours and some are not so research closely before you go.
Blockchain meet ups
Attend Blockchain conferences such as Token2049. The first instance of this conference sold out very quickly. It is a sure thing that more Blockchain conferences will be organized here.
Podcasts to Prepare yourself
Lots going on with Blockchain in the ASIA region and here are some podcast interviews to get you started.
– Jason Goldberg on Simple Token
– Jehan Chu on Hong Kong and Crypto Currencies
– Max Ward OpenPort Logistics