Bitskwela gathers key leaders, influencers for online Web3 debate

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Guided by its mission to provide Filipinos with logical, factual and insightful Web3 education, Filipino-led edutech firm Bitskwela is turning to Twitter Space to host the debate titled “The Limits of DYOR: A Debate on Web3 Influencers and Promotions.” 

The one-hour debate will begin at 7 p.m. on June 9.

Among those who will present views on the dynamics between influencers and the “Do Your Own Research” or DYOR mantra in the Web3 realm are YGG country manager Luis Buenaventura, Bitcoin firm CEO Ethan Rose, CNN “The Future w/ Jared, Kate, and Dan” co-host Jared Dillinger, Suzuverse PH and web3 games influencer Em “Kaisaya” Dangla, Web3 content creator MJ Aguilar and Favx Capital and Cryptoverse Academy CEO Marvin Favis.

“As Web3 revolutionizes sectors with its focus on decentralization, privacy, and user control, influencers are becoming pivotal voices that offer insights into its myriad applications. Meanwhile, the DYOR principle encourages independent research before making decisions in the digital space,” said JC Macalintal, chief marketing officer of Bitskwela.

“The key to Web3 mass adoption is education, and Bitskwela has always been keen on working with key operator leaders and decision-makers in the space to forward education. Through Bull or Bear, we’re able to provide level-headed education on pivotal Web3 topics,” added Jiro Reyes, chief executive officer of Bitskwela.

Co-presented by GCash and Blockceler8, the upcoming online debate serves as the inaugural side event to Bitskwela’s “Bull or Bear: Philippine Web3 Debate 2023” Cebu leg, as well as prior to the onsite debate about NFTs and fine arts at Imahica Art Gallery, Mandaluyong City on June 16 and a grand debate at Ayala Malls Central Bloc, Cebu IT Park, Cebu City on July 15.

The Bull or Bear Cebu edition is backed by the Department of Information and Communications Technology, Go Digital Pilipinas, Ayala Malls and Philippine Airlines.

Other key partners of this event are Bitget, a top crypto exchange and copy trading platform helping users trade smarter by providing a secure and one-stop trading solution, Tekkon, a Web3 app that promotes social good by empowering users to help fix their local community’s infrastructure, and Hive, a firm that is changing social media with blockchain tech.

Bitskwela has hosted discussions with Web3 leaders in recent months including GCash Head of Partnerships for Crypto Mark Nunez, new country manager Jen Bilango, Filipinas NFT’s Patty Tiu and Stanible Co-Founder Harry Santos.

Underlining the importance of participation, Bitskwela is introducing an interactive debate format where audience members can cast votes online, with results announced after each round.

Attendance to the Twitter Spaces debate is free and open to all. Bitskwela champions that everyone, regardless of their prior knowledge or experience with Web3, has an equal opportunity to be part of this important conversation that is helping to shape the future of the digital world.

To reserve a seat for the onsite debates, interested audience can secure their tickets at

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