FinTank and Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law to Host Chicago’s First Cryptocurrency Event on February 15


Chicago, IL: With the emergence and meteoric rise in the price of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, the public is clamoring for knowledge and guidance to understand and learn how to invest in this new asset class. FinTank is here to help! Join Chicago’s first and foremost fintech hub for their first major of event of 2018: CRYPTOCON. CryptoCon is a day-long event that will be held Thursday, February 15th at Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law, 375 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. It is a collaborative effort put together by FinTank and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law to bring you “everything you need to know about cryptocurrencies”.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced practitioner, you will walk away with valuable insights to enhance your understanding of cryptocurrency and the opportunities that exist. This is a two-part event consisting of breakout sessions in the morning and the main event in the afternoon. The afternoon main event will address the challenges facing the technology, the investment opportunities, and the future of the FinTech Revolution. You’ll hear from over 40 speakers representing firms across all industries effected by cryptocurrencies (and, there are a lot).

In a press note, the committee said: “Over the past year, there has been an incredible focus on cryptocurrency. Some positive, some negative, and overall a lot of confusion. Our event will help bring understanding through education and experience.”

The event will cover a wide range of topics related to cryptocurrency including focused morning breakout sessions:

  • An Introduction to Cryptocurrency Trading
  • A Legal Perspective on Cryptocurrency
  • How to Launch an ICO
  • Accounting, Regulatory and Taxation issues related to Cryptocurrency
  • How to Use Derivatives to Trade Cryptocurrencies
  • How to Become a Bitcoin Miner

CEO George Vukotich notes, “Our goal is not to take a stand, but to get you perspectives from the movers and shakers that are making things happen in the cryptocurrency space so you can take a stand”.

For more information on FINTANK-Northwestern University joint conference Cryptocon 2018 and to Sponsor any part of the event, head to or email Tate Paglia at [email protected]

NOTE:  FintekNews readers can receive a $25 discount off the admisision price to this event by using the code fintegration when you check out at this link: