Andreas M. Antonopoulos (Keynote)

Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin”, published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin and “The Internet of Money”, a book about why bitcoin matters. As an engaging

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Chris Dawe (Master of Ceremonies)

Chris is the Co-founder of Effect.AI which builds data processing software on blockchain technology to accelerate automation in business processes. Chris is an athlete-turned-entrepreneur passionate about how blockchain and distributed ledger technology can create socio-economic change in global regions that need gateways to opportunity. As a Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for guiding the

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Lavinia Osbourne (MC)

Lavinia is the award-winning host and founder of Women in Blockchain Talks, an award-winning networking and educational platform that shines a spotlight on dynamic women in the Blockchain ecosystem. In doing so, she aims to introduce non-technical, as well as technically skilled, women into the exciting and burgeoning space of emerging tech. She is a

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Sam Bankman-Fried (Keynote)

Before founding Alameda and then FTX, Sam was a trader on Jane Street Capital’s international ETF desk. He traded a variety of ETFs, futures, currencies, and equities, and designed their automated OTC trading system. He graduated from MIT with a degree in physics.

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Yele Bademosi (Keynote)

Yele Bademosi is the Founder of Bundle Africa. Bundle is an Africa-focused social payments app for cash and crypto, aiming to drive crypto adoption in Africa and bringing more economic freedom and prosperity to all Africans. Yele is focused on developing the blockchain ecosystem in Africa, accelerating Africa’s transition into a sustainable and developed economy

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Shazaib Jaffer (Keynote)

Shazaib Jaffer is a fifth-generation Tanzanian entrepreneur with business interests in a diverse range of sectors from hospitality, entertainment, real estate development, health and technology. Shazaib Jaffer completed his BSc degree in Technology, Digital Business and Entrepreneurship at Cass Business School in London.

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Joshua Scigala (Keynote)

An award-winning entrepreneur who has co-founded several technology startups including Vaultoro, SwapStyle and many more. Joshua is one of the first advocates of distributed ledger technologies and has become a leader in the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space. Joshua has experience with managing large technological teams successfully and has been a pioneer in the sharing economy

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Charles Hoskinson (Keynote)

Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Boulder to study analytic number theory before moving into cryptography through industry exposure. His professional experience includes founding three cryptocurrency-related start-ups – Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK – and he has held a variety of

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Stephen Stonberg

Stephen has spent his entire 25-year career working in financial markets in London and New York. He left the traditional world of finance to get involved in the crypto and blockchain industry. He now serves as the CEO of Bittrex Global, one of the most reliable and secure cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. Prior to

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