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Blockchain Seattle 2018 Announces Cumberland and Perkins Coie as Platinum Sponsors

Blockchain Seattle 2018 Announces Cumberland and Perkins Coie as Platinum Sponsors

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JUNE 28, 2018 (Bellevue, WA) — Blockchain Seattle 2018 is excited to announce that Cumberland and Perkins Coie have joined the list of highly esteemed event sponsors. Alongside Diamond Sponsors New Alchemy and Bloq, Cumberland and Perkins Coie are industry leaders and bring deep insight to critical areas of interest in this region.

Cumberland, a subsidiary of DRW, is a global leader in cryptoassets and has been active in the ecosystem since 2014. Cumberland is one of the only trading firms in the world that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Cumberland trades exclusively on a principal basis and leverages DRW’s 25 years of experience to provide two-sided, institutional-sized liquidity solutions.

Perkins Coie runs the largest blockchain practice in the United States. Their reputation, client list, and insight into the legal issues impacting blockchain technology and digital currency are unmatched. Perkins Coie was at the forefront of tokenization and bitcoin and continues to be recognized for their innovative approaches to navigating the complexities of this space.

Established in 2013, the Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry group of Perkins Coie has helped shape the industry and has served as a strategic partner in innovation. “Seattle is a city rich in innovation,” stated Dax Hansen, Chair of the Perkins Coie Blockchain and Fintech industry groups. “Perkins Coie is excited to showcase the Blockchain Seattle community to our clients and the industry at large.”

Chris Jones, Co-Founder of Blockchain Seattle said:

“We recognized from the beginning that Cumberland and Perkins Coie needed to be key partners in this effort. They bring exceptional credibility, knowledge, and relationships that will be a huge benefit to our community.”

Joe Roets, Co-Founder of Blockchain Seattle and CEO of Dragonchain said:

“I have been fortunate to work with both Cumberland and Perkins Coie since the early days of the blockchain space. They understand the value of building strong communities and we’re excited to have them be a part of this inaugural event.”

About Blockchain Seattle

Blockchain Seattle was founded in 2016 and began as a meetup with the objective of educating and connecting the blockchain community. Now, anyone interested in blockchain can join the discussion of blockchain use cases, implementations, and future potential. The group has over 2,000 members and hosts regular meetups, often partnering with local blockchain companies. The inaugural Blockchain Seattle conference will feature five unique, area-specific tracks for participants to attend, based on their area of expertise or interest, as well as a Developer’s Academy. Find out more about the five tracks and the Developer’s Academy here.

Blockchain Seattle Media Contact:
Jenny Nguyen
Blockchain Seattle
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Twitter: @BlockchainSeatt
Facebook: @BlockchainSeatt

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