Blockchain Talks Special: Blockchain for Humanity
Social impact? Boring or not? Why should everyone care? Join Blockchain Talks for an amazing night of discussion focused on social impact in the blockchain space.
They will deliver an overview of what's happening in this space and where the new investment opportunities lie. This is an industry where you don't have to worry about the unintentional support of slavery, child labor, or other highly unethical events happening in emerging economies.
One hot topic that will be discussed is hyper-inflation in Venezuela. Guillermo Goncalvez Espiga, the founder of El Dorado exchange, will share his insights about this sad financial reality and will present a solution which will thrill you.
- 19:10 - Digital challenges in the hyper-inflationary economical context of Venezuela
- 19:40 - Innovating for impact
- 20:00 - Panel discussion
- 20:20 - Blockchain for Humanity awards
- Alex Casas, Core Contributor, Blockchain 4 Humanity
Alex Casas is a social entrepreneur that studied Business Administration in the European Business Programme with an EU grant between Madrid and Rotterdam and spent 17 years “hidden” in the corporate world to learn its rules. Before he got abducted by blockchain tech and its potential to achieve his objectives, he managed a BPO/ITO company with more than 3.000 employees located in three continents and conducted an Advanced Management Programme in Instituto de Empresa. After that Álex started building blockchain communities in early 2016 founding or co-founding Shelpin, his life project, Leon Blockchain Hub, blockchain4goodrocks and blockchain 4 Humanity. He is also part of DAppNode’s ecosystem development team and an RSK ambassador.
- Grace Torrellas, Co-Founder, Blockchain 4 Humanity
Founder, advisor, mentor and relentless advocate of the use of emerging technologies for Global Impact. She combines her technical, entrepreneurship, marketing, branding and business consulting experience to develop blockchain ecosystems for social and environmental impact projects that are addressing gaps for humanity.
- Vojtech Simetka, Technologist, Blockchain 4 Humanity
Software engineer, founding member and tech expert in Blockchain 4 Humanity and Giveth. Scientist, volunteer and former CERN fellow.
- Ivan Kaleja, Core Contributor, Blockchain 4 Humanity
Bitcoiner, dreamer, citizen of the world, and international speaker. RSK ambassador. Committed to use blockchain technology to build a better word.
- Guillermo Goncalvex Espiga, CEO / Founder, Eldorado.Io
Banker with a specialization in financial engineering, more than 5 years of experience in the financial consultancy and venture capital area. Strong focus on emerging technologies and entrepreneurship, has worked in different financial technology companies and start ups in Venezuela, Spain, Poland and Switzerland, executing different kinds of labors mainly as an investor, product owner and other leadership positions in financial software development projects. Passionate about bitcoin and blockchain technologies and its potential to disrupt several industries and impact millions of lives, specially supporting financial inclusion in emerging economies.