May 24, 2024

"CoinDesk Daily" host Jennifer Sanasie breaks down the biggest events at Consensus 2024, from meeting top Web3 leaders at PitchFest to an electrifying Karate combat between crypto influencers.

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From karate to pitching to meeting the top leaders in web three coin desks. Consensus 2024 is gearing up for 1/10 anniversary to remember. Welcome to this special edition of Coin desk Daily. I'm your host, Jen Sani Consensus 2024 is just days away. And as the industry makes its way to Austin, Texas, we've rounded up three events. You won't want to miss at the heart of consensus lies Coindesk pitch fest. The start up competition that spotlights promising early stage web three companies from around the world who participate in a live onstage pitching battle. Four out of the 40 pitch fest finalists will join an episode of the TV series, Meet the Drapers, which will be filming live on the consensus floor. The show gives entrepreneurs and founders the chance to pitch their ideas to legendary VC Tim Draper and his family. The winner will secure a $50,000 investment and an invitation to the finale for a shot at a $1 million grand prize. Karate is coming to consensus karate combat the full contact striking league and the first sport to be governed and gamified by a token will host 10 professional karate combat fights, as well as the second installment of its influencer fight club format karate combat president Asi Zai said, quote, it was our mission to team up with the top crypto conference on the planet. With this partnership. We're bringing the world's most captivating fighting league to over 15,000 top flight web three attendees. I mean, it, when I tell you, you won't want to miss this one end quote. And the E A consensus hackathon will see builders build and present a web three project in front of world class investors and ecosystem teams. Finalists will have the unique opportunity to present their hackathon project on stage at consensus. The audience will be packed with industry leaders and V CS who are ready to invest past E A hackathon companies that launched in the last year alone are already valued at over $50 million. That's a wrap for this special edition of coin desk daily. Get your consensus tickets at consensus 2020 and we'll see you in Austin.

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