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Tokens, ICOs, Cryptocurrencies - 24 Oct 2017 6:30pm - Tel Aviv

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  • Crypto Networking Meetup

    Date 24 October Time 6:30pm onwards


    Venue TBC, Tel Aviv


    About Arifa Khan



    Arifa Khan is India Partner of the Ethereum Foundation. She has been researching the blockchain space since 2015 and is a distributed ledger technology evangelist. She is currently leading efforts to build a ground-breaking decentralised solution for capital markets (DGCAMP) as Founder & CEO of Himalaya Labs, which she considers her most inspired and important work to date. (https://medium.com/@misskhan/what-is-dgcamp-2a6fae4cf699)




    She is a celebrated investment banker with experience in Leveraged Finance/ Financial Sponsors Coverage/ Debt Products/Capital Markets & Credit. She has worked with two Swiss banks Credit Suisse & UBS, which honed her ability in deal origination, and confident execution. She has deep sector expertise in Banking & Financial services, Fintech and Blockchain. She currently advises Govt. of India on infrastructure financing and the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh State on blockchain adoption.


    Arifa has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, USA where she majored in Finance and specialised in advanced financial concepts, modelling and speculative markets. She is mathematically gifted, and earned early accolades as a Gold Medalist in Mathematics. She ranked 14th in Andhra Pradesh State Engineering Entrance EAMCET when she was just 14 years old, which earned her an admission in Computer Science Engg. Having hailed from a small town in Andhra Pradesh with no engineers, and from a family of non-mathematicians, she created waves as a teenage prodigy. However, she did not return to pure mathematics until a fascination for blockchain took hold of her in 2015. She has a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras - an inflection point in shaping her ambition.

    Arifa is Member Wharton UK Club Committee, Founder Europe-India Conclave Series, speaker at several international conferences. She is known for her versatile talents and is a poet and an acclaimed painter. She is inspired by genius polymaths such as Tagore, Satoshi Nakamoto, Steve Jobs, Vitalik.


    About Eddy Travia



    Mr Eddy Travia, CEO Coinsilium Eddy Travia is a pioneer investor in blockchain technologies and the co-founder & CEO of Coinsilium, the first London-quoted blockchain accelerator and investment firm. In 2013, following nine years as a private equity fund manager in Greater China, Eddy co-founded Seedcoin, the world’s first global incubator of digital currency startups, and was recognized in May 2014 as one of the ‘Top 3 Most Influential Investors’ in Blockchain along with Marc Andreessen and Roger Ver at the Blockchain Awards in Amsterdam. Eddy has led investments in more than 16 cutting-edge blockchain startups world-wide including Factom, RSK Labs and SatoshiPay. He is also the co-founder of Block Chain Space, the first blockchain startup accelerator in Europe which accepted its first batch of startups in February 2016 in Barcelona.

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