September 23, 2023


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Bitskwela gather leaders, influencers for online Web3 moot



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 7:00PM (PHT) on June 9, 2023.


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 will present views on the dynamics between influencers and the “Do Your Own Research” or DYOR mantra in the Web3 realm.


“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.” Jiro Reyes, Chief Executive Officer of Bitskwela explained.


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, 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 (DICT), 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, 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 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 here:






About Bitskwela


Bitskwela is a Web3 EduTech company that helps Filipinos own a piece of the internet through educational engagements, management services, products, and events that foster Web3 educated decision makers and communities.



About Bull or Bear


Bull or Bear is Bitskwela’s flagship educational event, positioned as THE PHILIPPINE WEB3 DEBATE Bull or Bear is known in the Web3 community and is looked forward to by the Web3 community. Bull or Bear by Bitskwela has been historically part of the biggest Web3 events in the Philippines, such as last year’s Philippine Web3 Festival and Philippine Blockchain Week.



Side Event #1:     THE LIMITS OF DYOR: A Debate on Web3 Influencers and Promotions

    Online Debate – Twitter Spaces @bitskwela | June 9, 2023, 7:00 PM – OPEN TO ALL


Side Event #2:     BRUSHES & PIXELS: A Debate on Fine Arts and NFTs

Face-to-face Debate – Imahica Art Gallery, Mandaluyong City | June 16, 2023


Main Event:        Bull or Bear: Philippine Web3 Debate in Cebu

    Grand Debate – Ayala Malls Central Bloc, Cebu IT Park, Cebu City | July 15, 2023


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