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Former FVP Of King Barcelona Studio To Take The Stage At European Blockchain Convention 2023


Manel Sort, former FVP of King Barcelona Studio, will be speaking at the European Blockchain Convention 2023 on the topic of blockchain and gaming. He is an expert in team building and leading high-profile projects such as Candy Crush and Farm Heroes. He will be sharing his insights and expertise through solution-based pitches, discussions, and debates. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from him!


Barcelona, Spain, 15th February, 2023: After 7 highly successful events, European Blockchain Convention 2023 is ready to be held again on 15-17 February in the heart of Barcelona, Spain. The event will welcome more than 3,000 attendees - making it the largest edition since the event was launched in 2018.





2023 seems to provide relief compared to 2022, although there are several parallel problems of a global scope, the blockchain industry is still standing and evolving steadily, but what is the state of the blockchain industry's health?


The three-day event will feature more than 200 exceptional industry experts across various panels, keynotes, workshops, and fireside chats. Manel Sort, will be moderating the visionary stage on 16th February; 15:35PM CET alongside speakers Justin Rice and Antoni Zolciak. With solution-based pitches, discussions and debates, this show is not to be missed. The European Blockchain Convention’s vision has always been to help the blockchain community connect and thrive.

“We’re thrilled to join EBC and watch Manel in action, moderate amongst some of the biggest names in action. It gives us a great opportunity to hear from successful entrepreneurs and projects, as well as network and expand the GFAL ecosystem.”, said the team at Games for a Living.

The list of speakers includes prominent figures from top industry players such as, Emma Lovett, Markets DLT, Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase, AAVE founder & CEO Stani Kulechov, Solana co-founder Stephen Akridge, Santander’s Head of Crypto Coty de Monteverde, Marc Schaumburg, Executive Producer, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Matteo Melani NFT Engineering Manager, Meta and Chia Jeng Yang, Investor, Pantera Capital. As in previous years, the conference will be held across two stages and welcome a diverse audience of blockchain developers and users, including those involved in DeFi, NFTs, Web3 and blockchain gaming.


A key highlight of this year’s edition will be the EBC Blockchain Awards, which celebrates the top 100 early-stage startups currently operating in Europe. With a few weeks to go, the prize-giving follows a month of public voting, with ten finalists selected to pitch to a jury panel of investors during the three-day event.


About Manel Sort:

Manel Sort is a former FVP (First Vice President) of King Barcelona Studio, a video game development company known for popular titles such as Candy Crush and Farm Heroes. Sort is a highly experienced executive in the gaming industry, with over 20 years of experience in leadership roles. Throughout his career, Manel has developed more than 60 video games for console, PC, and web which overall has generated more than 1bn USD in EBITDA. His most notable projects include names such as Candy Crush at King with $1M per day in revenues, as well as his work at Digital Chocolate, Activision Blizzard, and more.


About Games for a Living:

GFAL is a blockchain gaming platform created by a team of seasoned experts and video game industry professionals. The ecosystem consists of a permissioned layer 1 chain, game services tools for third-party developers, a marketplace, and first-party games.

The first game being developed and to be published under GFAL is called Elemental Raiders, has launched in Q4 2022, with many more to come along the way.


About European Blockchain Convention

Renowned by many as the most influential blockchain event in Europe, European Blockchain Convention is the annual meeting point for entrepreneurs, investors, developers, corporates, and global media in Europe.


EBC was born in 2018 in Barcelona with the mission to inform, educate, and connect the global blockchain community.


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