Empowering Change: Highlights from the Women in Digital Assets Forum 2023 in London


AlphaPoint sponsored The Women in Digital Assets Forum in London 2023. Hosted by TabbFORUM and Lynne Marlor, this event brought together women and their male allies to create a community of knowledge sharing and insights into the industry. The event, held on November 7, 2023, was replete with thought leaders and dialogue about the status of the industry and trends.  

AlphaPoint’s General Counsel, Reba Beeson, was a speaker at the event where she discussed digital assets, focused on evolving regulations, payment technology, cloud platforms, central banks’ initiatives and more. 

Here’s a recap of the key takeaways from this year’s event:

Regulation & Compliance

  • Speakers highlighted the urgent requirement for global regulatory harmonization.
  • MICA regulation and recent regulatory guidance discussed as a path forward.
  • Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued guidance on tokenized securities and tokenization of investment products for the retail market.
  • UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) provided guidance on its new crypto marketing regime, bringing digital asset promotions under its authority.

Use Cases and Practical Applications of Blockchain Technology and Digital Assets

  • Tokenization of assets emerged as a central theme, with a focus on its practical applications.
  • Discussions on collaborative efforts between traditional financial systems and fintechs to modernize legal frameworks.
  • Exploration of how tokenization facilitates the development of innovative products and services, enabling market expansion and reaching new segments, including retail investors.

Blockchain Technology in Action:

  • Highlighting the resilient nature of digital assets and ongoing innovations within the crypto space.
  • Discussions on interoperability between legacy systems and digital ecosystems.
  • Exploration of advancements in custody solutions, digital identity, and enterprise-grade security measures.
  • Insights into the transformative potential of blockchain technology across various industries.

Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Recognition of the importance of diversity and inclusion within the digital assets and broader blockchain industry.
  • Showcasing successful women-led initiatives and projects in the digital assets space.
  • Discussions surrounding effective strategies to promote gender diversity and equal opportunities are gaining momentum. Organizations are exploring inclusive hiring practices, mentorship programs, and initiatives aimed at creating a supportive environment for women to thrive in the sector.

Investment and Economic Opportunities:

  • Exploration of investment trends and economic opportunities within the digital assets landscape.
  • Discussions on how the evolving digital assets market presents new avenues for economic growth.
  • Cryptocurrencies: Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have gained significant attention as alternative investment assets. Investors are exploring these digital currencies not only for potential capital appreciation but also as a hedge against traditional financial market risks.
  • Blockchain Technology: Beyond cryptocurrencies, investors are increasingly interested in the underlying technology. Blockchain offers decentralized and transparent solutions applicable to various industries, such as finance, supply chain, healthcare, and more. Investment in blockchain-related projects and businesses is on the rise.

Education and Skill Development:

  • Recognizing the need for continuous education and skill development in the rapidly evolving digital assets sector.
  • Discussions on initiatives and programs aimed at fostering skills and knowledge development, particularly for women in the industry.
  • Emphasis on creating pathways for learning and professional growth in the digital assets space.

Potential Areas for Future Development:

  • Regulatory Developments: Investors are closely monitoring regulatory developments, as clear guidelines can provide a more stable and secure environment for investment.
  • Integration with Traditional Finance: The integration of digital assets into traditional financial ecosystems is an area with immense potential. This includes the development of hybrid financial products and interoperability between traditional and digital financial infrastructures.


The Women in Digital Assets Forum 2023 in London was a resounding success, underscoring the importance of women’s contributions to the digital assets sector. The event not only celebrated achievements, but also ignited a passion for continued collaboration and empowerment. As the industry continues to evolve, the forum emphasized the need for diversity, inclusion, and collective efforts to shape a more equitable future for all in the digital assets space.

By bringing together inspiring leaders, fostering discussions, and creating a supportive community, The Women in Digital Assets Forum 2023 left a lasting impact, inspiring attendees to lead with purpose and drive positive change in the dynamic world of digital assets.

AlphaPoint’s Impact:

AlphaPoint was honored to discuss our global efforts to drive the future of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency markets while networking with industry pioneers.

If we missed the opportunity to connect with you, arrange a meeting with our team to explore how our white label software services can complement your digital asset strategy, encompassing our exchange/marketplace platform, liquidity solutions, and more.  To find out more, click here. Follow AlphaPoint on Twitter and LinkedIn, and check out all of our upcoming Events. 🚀

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