The Wild West Crypto Show Features TRON Initial Coin Offering

February 4, 2019 15:42:43

If you were one of the many listeners who tuned into the recent episode (#45) of the Wild West Crypto Show (, you might now be a close follower of TRON. Drew Taylor and Brent Bates, hosts of the show, both gave the blockchain outfit, which is part social media platform and part entertainment portal, five shots from their six shooters.

A day later, the BitTorrent initial coin offering (“ICO”) put on by TRON garnered around $7 million in less than 15 minutes. Now that’s crypto speed! TRON purchased BitTorrent for $140 million in early 2018. Just as it did with TRON, the Wild West Crypto Show will continue to put the spotlight on cryptocurrency and blockchain enterprises that show promise.

 Jonathan Keim from CryptoCurrencyWire called during the show from the North American Bitcoin Conference, which took place at the James L. Knight Center in Miami. As part of the longest-running and most-attended conference series in the space, the event was buzzing with activity in the background while he gave a live report.

Keynote speakers included:

  • David Chaum, creator of a system to make electronic cash transactions anonymous
  • Patrick Byrne, founder of
  • Halsey Minor, founder of CNET

As part of its collaboration as the official newswire of the conference, CryptoCurrencyWire leveraged the 31-brand Investor Brand Network, which publishes daily content to over 5,000 portals, as well as 1.6+ million social media followers of its own. The newswire has been playing an important role in disseminating developments in the crypto world.

Shehan Chandrasekera, a founder of the Houston Blockchain Alliance (“HBA”), was also on the show. The HBA is hosting a meet-up on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at the Houston CPA Society on Post Oak Boulevard. Meetups like these form part of HBA’s mission of demystifying blockchain in Houston.

So, if you want to get the lowdown on crypto and blockchain, keep tuning into the Wild West Crypto Show, now on TV in 45 cities across the nation.

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