Adopting Bitcoin Lightning Summit Recap

With over 700 attendees from over 30 nations at this convention, the power is electrical as Lightning is powering El Salvador’s transfer from little-known nation to Bitcoiners’ prime vacation spot. As Bitcoin tradition is larger and broader than ever earlier than, there are a dizzying variety of people who’ve contributed closely to the house right here. Walking by the crowded Centro de Convenciones hallway, you’re shortly surrounded by Bitcoin podcasters, miners, firm leaders, and plebs, all including to a free and inclusive environment. With everybody displaying real kindness and approachability, you’ll be able to’t assist however really feel empowered to work together freely with everybody. Rarely can these qualities be present in a spot the place most of the prime minds in know-how and finance are gathered, however they’re palpable right here. And that’s the great thing about Bitcoin.

Photo Credit: Ministerio de Turismo @MITURElSalvador

“With Bitcoin, we are all equal.” – Morena Ileana Valdez Vigil, El Salvador minister of tourism

As a gap speaker, Minister Valdez gave a warmth-filled speech encouraging everybody to see El Salvador in all its vibrancy as their residence away from residence.

“For many years El Salvador was last on the list for annual GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth in Central America, now we are about to end the year at the top with 9% growth this year.” -Maria Luisa Hayem Breve, El Salvador minister of economic system

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