On September 26, 2019 Prosperity Council hosted “Utah’s Coming Blockchain Revolution,” an event designed to promote blockchain policy and its many benefits for the state of Utah. With nearly 100 attendees the event was a hit. Jonathan Johnson, CEO or Overstock.com & Medici Ventures, led a panel of experts including Utah County Clerk/Auditor, Ameila Powers Gardner, Chris Chrysostom of Medici Land Governance, Aileen Kim of Tusk Strategies Mobile Voting Project, Nick Thomas, President of Finicity, and Chad Bennett CEO of HEROIC.com.
Wyoming Representative and House Majority Whip Tyler Lindholm wrapped up the evening discussing the 13 blockchain bills he sponsored and passed in Wyoming which the state the national leader in blockchain legislation.
“We’re excited to host this event because it starts a discussion about what the legal framework around the blockchain industry should look like,” said Prosperity Council President, Trent Staggs. “We’ll be advancing a suite of legislation in the 2020 legislative session focused on making Utah a leader in the blockchain space.”