On September 7, the main lobbyist of blockchain and cryptocurrencies in the Swedish Parliament – Mathias Sundin – will deliver a presentation at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm. In the cryptocurrency community, the speaker is known as the world’s first politician that ran his political campaign based on bitcoin donations only.
Having started his career as a warehouse worker and teacher, Mathias mastered digital skills and subsequently founded several companies and startups. Alongside entrepreneurship, he got engaged in politics and became a member of the Committee on the Constitution of the Swedish Riksdag (the National Parliament) in 2012.
In two years, Mathias participated in parliamentary elections, becoming the world’s first politician to accept donations in bitcoins only. The main theses of his election program was the suggestion to develop a tax system that promotes fast-growing, innovating companies.
Today Mathias Sundin is known as a keynote cryptocurrency lobbyist in the Swedish Parliament. The mass media call him a “self-professed Bitcoin enthusiast” and “the world’s first political Bitcoin only candidate”.
At Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm, he will share his views on how Bitcoin transfers power from big institutions to people.
Besides cryptocurrencies, the Blockchain Conference will focus on decentralized services and ICO practices, common for investors and startupers. Attendees will be able to enjoy experts’ presentations and the exhibition area.