Cryptopia Crypto Fest
Explore a world beyond today’s society, a place where Blockchain makes dreams come true.
Nov 24 - Nov 24
About The Event
Get ready for the most exciting crypto event of the year! Crypto Fest is back for its fifth edition at the breathtaking Cabo Beach Club, on November 24, 2023, and once again we’re bringing the party to Cape Town, South Africa.
Get ready to experience the ultimate fusion of cutting-edge technology and vibrant culture in the breathtaking city ranked among the most beautiful in the world.
Welcome to Cryptopia, an extraordinary realm that transcends the boundaries of our current society. Embark on an adventure and step into a world where possibilities are limitless.
Join us for a day filled with mind-blowing conversations, thrilling debates, and a unique exploration of how cryptocurrencies and blockchain communities are reshaping the world as we know it. Finance, investing, art, music, sport, gaming, entertainment, marketing, governance—no industry is left untouched.
Cryptopia by the numbers:
- 3500+ Attendees
- 4 Years
- 130+ Speakers
- 120+ Countries
What to expect?
- Top Global Speakers
Get ready to be inspired by a stellar lineup of 30+ global innovators and thought leaders in the cryptocurrency, NFT, Metaverse, blockchain, Web3.0, and DeFi industry.
Forge strategic partnerships, and unlock the possibilities of the latest Web3.0, blockchain, NFT, DeFi, and cryptocurrency solutions. Our vibrant exhibition booths are brimming with innovative products, platforms, and services that will leave you inspired and informed.
- Prizes and Giveaways
Receive cool swag from our sponsors and exhibitors and seize the chance to win fantastic giveaways, including exclusive crypto-themed socks.
- Crypto Battles
Don’t forget your boxing gloves as we dive into thought-provoking discussions and epic showdowns with our diverse experts in passionate debates and contests over controversial topics in the crypto world.
Connect and network with trailblazing professionals at the forefront of their respective industries, including finance, insurance, trading, mining, software infrastructure, auditing, investment, legal, regulation, and beyond. Rub shoulders with the industry’s most progressive minds, forging valuable connections and unlocking endless possibilities at our event.
- NFT Gallery
Embark on an enchanting journey through the vibrant world of NFTs at our NFT Gallery. Delight in a stunning collection of NFTs created by renowned African artists, showcasing their incredible talent and innovation.
- Metaverse Gaming
Immerse yourself in the captivating realm of virtual reality gaming at our interactive Metaverse Gaming area. Get ready to experience a whole new dimension of gaming where reality and fantasy blend into an unforgettable adventure.
- Start-Up Pitch Competition
Immerse yourself in the inspiring world of entrepreneurship at the Startup Pitch Competition, where aspiring entrepreneurs will take the stage to share their innovative ideas and compete for recognition, support, and the opportunity to elevate their ventures to new heights.
Get ready to party the night away at the after-party! Let loose, groove to the beats, mingle, make memories and celebrate the exhilarating world of crypto.
Previous year's Event Speakers
- Kieno Kammies - Co-founder of Innovation City
- Alderman James Vos - Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Growth in the City of Cape Town
- Michael Jordan - Business Development for Polygon Enterprise
- Hannes Wessels - General Manager of Southern and Francophone Africa at Binance
- Nolu Mashologu- Business Development at FTX Africa
- Wiehann Olivier Audit Partner and Digital Asset Lead for Mazars South Africa
- Sebastian Stent - Product Marketing Manager for Web3 at Opera
- Michael Deon - Web 3 | Unity Game Developer | Artist
- Sibusiso Leope aka DJ SBU - Businessman, Artist, DJ
- Mandla Magagula - Chief Technology Officer at Libex
- Wesley Diphoko - Editor In Chief at Fast Company SA
- Wayne Van Niekerk - Business Development at Linum Labs
- Lllew Claasen - Managing Partner at Newtown Partners
- Daniel Kimber - Co-founder of Bakari AG
- Yaliwe Soko - Chairwoman of the United Africa Blockchain Association
- Dirk Van Loggerenberg - CEO of FutureFin
- Ernest Mbenkun- Founder and CEO of Interstellar Inc. and Founder of the Bantu Blockchain Foundation
- Devon Krantz - Founder and CEO at Web3 Sanctuary
- Sean Roberts- Founder and CEO of Sean Roberts (Pty) Ltd
- Ahren Posthumus- CEO and Founder at Momint
- Arno Carstens - Musician and Artist
- Gleenn Gillis - CEO and Co-Founder of Sea Monster
- Rikki Barnes - Head: Crypto & DLT Centre of Expertise at First National Bank
- Gideon Greaves - Managing Director for Africa at CV VC
- Craig Chitima - Digital Designer
- Kyle Brown - Co-Founder of Eighteen Coffee, Former Professional Rugby Player
- ... and more!