Recently, NEO has noticeably increased its activity in the United States. In a possible effort to reposition itself as a contender in the Western market, NEO is hosting its 2019 DevCon in Seattle, Washington, this February 16th through 17th. The conference is consistent with NEO’s goal to become the “most developer-friendly public blockchain project and decentralized application platform.”
Recently, NEO has increased its activity in the state of Washington, building a joint venture based in Seattle led by former Microsoft executive John deVadoss. Another former Microsoft executive Peng Huang is also on the executive board with a focus on platform strategy. Furthermore, the Chinese-based platform has also decided to host its DevCon in the Pacific Northwest’s tech-hub of Seattle.