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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul Blockchain Week 2023

The premier Web3 event of 2023!


Aug 22 - Aug 23

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About The Event

Istanbul Blockchain Week is a premier Web3 celebration, held annually in one of Turkey’s most vibrant cities, Istanbul.

As a hub of culture and trade with a strong interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, Istanbul is the perfect location for this highly anticipated event. Join us at #IBW23 and be a part of the future of blockchain technology.

Istanbul Blockchain Week by the numbers:

  • 4000 Attendees
  • 100+ Media
  • 20+ Events
  • 120+ International Speakers

What you will experience

  • Being a part of the largest blockchain conference in Turkey
  • Distinguished government, business and blockchain speakers
  • Building relationships with the Turkish blockchain community
  • Meeting with premier media and influencers of the industry
  • Attending a week’s worth of side events from major projects
  • Exclusive networking opportunities focused on fostering new partnerships between projects and attendees

Unmissable Events

1/ Istanblock 2023 - Where Turkey and Web3 Culture Meet An Iconic Fusion

IstanBlock is the flagship event of Istanbul Blockchain Week. Spread over two action-packed days, speakers, and businesses from all over the world will unite to discuss the future of DeFi, Trading, Regulation, Mining, Venture Capital, and much more. Expect talks, panels, fireside chats, and informative debates with many leaders in the Web3 industry.

2/ Istanhack 2023 - Building innovative products and tech solutions for the web3 future! 

IstanHack is a 2-day hackathon that was born to provide an IRL platform where developers from around the world can showcase their passion and talent for building web3 applications. It will take place in the Hilton Bomonti Hotel in Turkey, as part of Istanbul Blockchain Week.


  • Pär Helgosson - Head Of Web3 & Metaverse, PSG
  • Cem Arcan - Ecosystem Director, Circle
  • Vineet Budki - CEO & Managing Partner, Cypher Capital
  • Murat Çağrı Süzer - Garanti BBVA Vice President & Garanti BBVA Payment Systems CEO
  • Kıvılcım Harika Ertunç - Master of Ceremony - TV News Presenter
  • Paula Tavangar - Partner, Injaz Capital
  • Kemal Hiçyılmaz - Founder, Ninja Traders / Ninja Squad NFT
  • Efe Bulduk - Co-founder & CSO, First Batch
  • Dyma Budorin - Co-Founder And CEO, Hacken Foundation
  • Weiwu Zhang - Co-Founder & CTO, Smart Token Labs
  • Joe Tran - CEO, Mana Games
  • Erhan Korhaliller - Founder of Istanbul Blockchain Week & EAK Digital / General Partner - MatterBlock
  • Emanuel Erdem - Co-CEO, Virtuelle
  • Timothy Mangnall - CEO, Capital Block
  • Eray Dengiz - CEO at Kriptomeda and
  • Itır Urunay Aydogan - Strategic Business Development and Innovation Director at Yapı Kredi
  • Mete Umut Elmas - Turkey Country Head of KuCoin
  • Selim Kender - Head of Turkish Business Development, Ava Labs
  • Burcu Küçükünal - Digital Design and Innovation SVP, AKBANK
  • Mohammed AlKaff AlHashmi - CEO of MCPM MENA, MCPM Holding and UI Ventures
  • Kamiran Halil - CEO of Gamma Studio
Istanbul Blockchain Week
Istanbul Blockchain Week
The premier Web3 event of 2023!