Gate Group Hosts Tokyo Event on Japan’s Web3 & Metaverse Future with Policymakers, Industry Leaders, and Students
2 min readMay 31, 2023

Gate Learn, the free blockchain education platform of Gate Group, hosted a Web3 & Metaverse event in Tokyo, Japan, on May 27. The event explored the current and future Web3 and Metaverse landscape, with attendees exchanging knowledge and insight about blockchain developments shaping the future.

Hosted at the Shibuya CryptoBase, the event brought together guests ranging from local founders and CEOs to KOLs and government officials actively shaping blockchain and Web3 in Japan. In addition, over 200 local students interested in blockchain and crypto were invited to gain a grasp of the industry. Also, one of the notable attendees was Masaaki Taira (平将明), a Member of the Japanese House of Representatives who’s been both an advocate for Web3 technologies and played a key role in actively shaping Japan’s crypto policy.

The event opened with a presentation regarding current trends in the crypto industry, followed by presentations led by Masaaki Taira alongside Ameyumi, the CEO of RainbowChain, Takahiro Ishihama, the Founder of Yay!, Shinya Kiryu, Digital Entertainment Asset COO, and other influential local industry leaders to explain core concepts and technologies of Web3 and metaverse. Masaaki Taira also hosted a special session tailored for students pursuing blockchain careers to help them make sensible career choices.

The event concluded with Oculus Experience, sponsors’ booths touring, and open discussions among the presenters, students, and other attendees. They unanimously agreed that the event brought fresh perspectives and insightful ideas to the industry, and that Gate Group played a pivotal role in driving industry progress.

Gate Group is committed to driving industry progress and providing a platform for dialogue among stakeholders at all levels. This event successfully engaged various figures in Japan’s growing blockchain and Web3 sector, sharing opinions and ideas from government, industry practitioners, and the next generation of builders and founders. Gate Group will continue hosting similar events as it looks to further public discussions and awareness of Japan’s potential to become a central region for blockchain and Web3 innovation.