On 22nd July, the Tron Foundation announced the postponement of Warren Buffett lunch and press conferences as founder and CEO of Tron, Justin Sun falls ill with kidney stones. The platform also claimed that the parties have “agreed to reschedule at a later date.”
In response to this, Chris thanked Justin’s invitation and said It’s an honour to be the guest of this remarkable event. Also noted that he is Looking forward to meeting blockchain iconic fellows & Mr Buffett to share knowledge of blockchain/crypto and traditional finance world HuobiGlobal.
Meanwhile Dovey Wan, founding partner of Primitive Ventures and expert on the Chinese cryptocurrency markets, posted a screenshot of an announcement from Justin Sun on Chinese social media app Weibo. A translation of the message from Sun:
“Thanks to friends from all walks of life for their concerns, I was in a hospital for sudden kidney stones, and I canceled the lunch with Mr. Buffett. At present, the physical condition is all stable and in the recovery period. I cannot accept the interview. Please forgive me. After the recent physical recovery, you will soon meet the outside world. The donation to the Glide Foundation has been completed and is still valid.”
Previously, the crypto lunch, scheduled for July 25. Till date Justin invited :
- Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle,
- Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee.
- CEO of trading platform eToro, Yoni Assia
- head of the Binance Charity Fund, Helen Hai
- Chris Lee, CFO of HuobiGlobal
Still, 2 seats remaining. Apart from these Justin also invited, Binance founder Changpeng Zhao, Ethereum founder Vitalik and The US President Donald Trump. Although CZ has declined, Replies from Vitalik and Trump hasn’t been received yet.