The Inaugural Blockchain Australia National Meetup Roadshow - Brisbane

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The Precinct

315 Brunswick St · Fortitude Valley

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Level 2, 315 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

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Crypto Sydney, Australia's largest and one of the oldest Blockchain meetups has been bringing the leading projects to the masses and now we are taking it on the road due to popular demand to bring it to your city.

The event will be hosted by David Jackson - MD S2M Digital Recruitment (, founder of Crypto SYDNEY and Director of Blockchain Australia.


Michael Nye is a well-known influencer, content creator and educator in the blockchain and cryptocurrency world. His intention is to create educational content to allow newcomers to understand and their entry into the industry easier. Nye is extremely experienced in the space, having interviewed many projects ranging from startup to firmly established.


KATRINA DONAGHY - Co-Founder and CEO of Civic Ledger,

Katrina has extensive experience in public policy and early-stage commercialization, business development, project delivery, and revenue diversification. Katrina founded the Brisbane “Women in Blockchain” and with her 20 year’s experience in the government and utility sectors, regularly speaks on the topic of why cities and governments should be exploring blockchain technologies.

CALEB YEOH - Co-founder and CEO of TravelbyBit,

Caleb Yeoh is building the bridge between cryptocurrency and travel with his online travel booking agency. TravelbyBit is an online travel booking platform which rewards users in bitcoin when booking their flights or hotels. With over 1 million flights and hotels to choose from, travellers can earn up to 10% rewards when booking with cryptocurrency or fiat on

GRANT COLTHUP - CEO of Mine Digital,

Mine’s purpose is to be the new standard in the Australian digital asset exchange landscape supported by its partnership with Asia’s leading listed digital asset firm - BC Group (HKSE: 0863).

ALEX SAUNDERS - CEO and Founder of

Alex has been immersed in cryptocurrency since discovering Bitcoin in 2012. Alex has a unique investment style that combines fundamental analysis, technical analysis and market sentiment as key drivers in decision making. Alex’s passion leads him to leave his successful career as a head Pharmacist in 2017 and found Nugget’s News.

LASANKA PERERA - Chief Operating Officer

Prior to Independent Reserve, Lasanka spent over 12 years establishing and growing financial markets and trading businesses both domestic and offshore. He leveraged this experience with exchanges, regulators, institutions, and intermediaries to grow Independent Reserve into Australia's no1 exchange.

On this night, we will have a couple of short presentations from local and global Blockchain projects followed by a robust debate around privacy and if “FACEBANKS LIBRA SHOULD BE STOPPED”, naturally we will tackle “BITCOIN IS DEAD, LONG LIVE BITCOIN!” and our famous audience QandA session with the expert panel consisting of International exclusive speakers flown in from Singapore and Hong Kong and of course our very own best of breed local Blockchain ecosystem experts.

There is AFTERPARTY will be held in California lane-one of Australia’s first crypto-friendly laneway!

TravelbyBit and California lane will be revealing a cryptocurrency themed mural wall art for the first time during the afterparty. Local Businesses such as Italian restaurant, Barbershop, and coffee shop have started accepting digital currency as a form of payment.

Want to find out what the crypto artwork will look like? Come join us on the 17th of September!


MAJOR SPONSORS: Mine Digital Exchange along with Australia's 2019 award-winning exchange of the year - Independent Reserve.