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Moscow To Host Crypto Conference For Women

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Russian capital Moscow will host an international Crypto Conference for Women later this month. The conference, dedicated to raising awareness among women about cryptocurrencies, will be held on April 28-29.

The organizers of the event, the Crypto Lady Association, claims that it is the world's largest crypto conference for women.

Crypto expert Olga Petrunina will open the conference with a report on the current global situation of the crypto-currency market.

The second day of the conference is dedicated to women who have already built a career in the crypto industry and want to deepen their knowledge to a more professional level.

In all, 24 female experts, most of them Russians, are scheduled to speak in the conference. They will share advice on how to start with an initial investment and recommendations on storage options.

Women can earn through cryptocurrencies much easier than it looks at first sight, according to Anastasia Pilipchuk, founder of the Crypto Lady Association.

Although cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have increasing popularity in Russia, only 7 percent of those who are active in the crypto economy are women.

A legislation that will act as a basis to regulate cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and crypto mining was introduced in the Russian parliament last month.

The Bill aims to attract investment through crowd-funding, while protecting investors from fraudsters.

The roughly $460-billion digital currency world, which was until last year male dominated, is starting to open to women. Four out of 30 major initial coin offerings in 2017 had female co-founders.

Famous women have popped up in the blockchain world, and women are now more visible as speakers at crypto conferences.

Some of them are Blythe Masters, the former JPMorgan Chase & Co. banker who quit her job to run Digital Asset Holdings; Elizabeth Stark, who taught at Yale and Stanford universities before co-founding Lightning Labs; and Maxine Ryan, a 25-year-old university drop out who launched Bitspark in Hong Kong, which raised $1.4 million through an ICO.

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