Session Takeaways

  • What is Block Chain?
  • What is Bitcoin?
  • What are Cryptocurrencies ?
  • Brief History of Blockchain, Bitcoin & P2P Systems.
  • How is Block Chain being used in the worldwide financial system ?
  • Cryptocurrencies and the financial paradigm.
  • Asset- backed Cryptocurrencies.
  • ICOs/STOs/IEOs- Intial Coin Offerings, Security Token Offerings & Initial Exchange Offerings.
  • Decentralized Finance ( Defi) - Lending, Borrowing, Asset Manangement & Payments.
  • Exchange- Coin Exchanges & Derivative Exchanges.

Know the Speakers

Mr. Sathvik Vishwanath

Co-Founder and CEO - "Unocoin"

Sathvik Vishwanath, an MBA Graduate from the Melbourne Business School is now a successful entrepreneur and has always put his heart into innovative and disruptive technology! His business journey started with Venture Next in 2008, which was involved with custom scripting for the businesses in the virtual world called the Second life. After being acquainted with Bitcoin in 2013, His next venture-Coin Monk Ventures aimed at bringing Bitcoin Conference in Dec 2013 - the first ever Bitcoin conference in India.

At the conference, he launched a bitcoin buying/selling services that include Bitcoin storage, buying, selling, merchant gateway and PoS app that is offering the benefits of no volatility risk, 0% transaction fee and no chargebacks.

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Mr. Gaurav Dahake

Co-founder and CEO- "BitBNS, Usemycards, Buyhatke"

Founder at bitbns (India’s largest digital assets exchange) and Buyhatke - a shopping research destination. Graduated from IIT kgp, worked with ITC for 45 days and quit on an independence day to start working full time on Buyhatke. Since then Buyhatke has saved over a 1000 crores for users when they shop online.

Bitbns right now trades over 100 crores on a daily basis. Interested building tools that help people either save money, make money or reduce their commerce friction. Other global first products include bitdroplet.com ( a bitcoin SIP) and usemycards.com.

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Mr. Vishakh

Co-founder- "Cryptonomic"

Vishakh is the co-founder of Cryptonomic, a NYC startup committed to decentralization and digital sovereignty. After studying machine learning at Columbia University, He spent over a decade working with credit derivatives with Wall Street firms such as JP Morgan and Bear Stearns.

Vishakh now is focused on the intersection of finance and blockchain technology.

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Mr. Abhinav Ramesh

Co-founder and CEO - "Chainflux"

Abhinav is the co-founder and CEO at Chainflux, a Blockchain R&D firm. He has been recognized as one of the top 100 Blockchain influencers in Asia by Lattice80. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Speaker Award at the International Gold Convention 2019. Chainflux has built the Shine blockchain platform,a SaaS based traceability solution that enables any supply chain to incorporate product traceability and source verification metrics.

Chainflux is currently working with IIMA, the India Gold Policy Centre, and the National Stock Exchange on a nationwide initiative to bring about traceability to the gold supply chain. Abhinav is an Ironman Finisher.

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Dr. Prithwis Mukerjee

Director – "Praxis Business School"

Dr Prithwis Mukerjee is an engineering graduate from IIT, Kharagpur and did his Masters and PhD in Management Science from the University of Texas at Dallas, USA. He has spent nearly two decades in the Indian IT, software and management consultancy business and has worked in Tata Steel, IBM, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, where he was a partner and in IBM where he was the head of the Kolkata Delivery Centre.

He was also a full time, tenured professor at the Vinod Gupta School of Management. Prithwis has pioneered RDBMS in Tata Steel, eBusiness and web based technology at PwC, 3D Virtual worlds at IBM and distance learning at VGSOM. He is listed as one of the 10 prominent analytics academicians in India by Analytics India Magazine.

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