TUM Blockchain Research @ BlockShow 2017 in Munich
BlockShow Europe 2017 – Europe's largest Blockchain conference – was held on April 5th and 6th in Munich. It featured more than 20 speakers and attracted about 600 participants.
While several excellent follow-ups have already been written, we follow-up with a comprehensive Tweet analysis of all Tweets that have been published around #BlockShow2017. The Tweets were collected and analyzed by Dr. Andranik Tumasjan and Stefanie von Jan.
Overall, we collected and analyzed 1144 Tweets using the Hashtag #BlockShow2017 from April 3rd to April 7th. The complete data set with all Tweets can be downloaded here.
Here are some key statistics:
#bitcoin was mentioned more than four times as often as #ethereum (43 vs. 10)
#ethereum was mentioned more than twice compared to #solarcoin (10 vs. 4)
#fintech was mentioned 76 times
#insuretech, #proptech, #hrtech were not mentioned at all
Overall, this reflects the still prevailing dominance of financial applications for blockchain technologies.
@DECENTplatform generated the most Retweets for own advertisement, followed by @KomodoPlatform
40 retweets: "RT @DECENTplatform: DECENT’s heading to #Munich! Join us at #BlockShow2017 on April 6th. #blockchain @Cointelegraphev"
27 retweets: RT @KomodoPlatform: #Komodo and #SuperNET are preparing! Meet Alice & @0xca333 at #BlockShow2017! #FinTech #Entrepreneur.
@KomodoPlatform and @MadsEmiil received the most favorites with their Tweet
56 favorites: #Komodo and #SuperNET are preparing! Meet Alice & @0xca333 at #BlockShow2017! #FinTech #Entrepreneur.
40 favorites: "Who says #fintech isn't exciting? #actionpacked demo of ether mining. #blockchain #BlockShow2017"
While these are just the Tweets with the most Retweets and Favorites, many more Tweets and content for your own follow-up is available in the complete data set (see above)!
Overall, BlockShow Europe was a great event and we are looking forward to its next installment in 2018!