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Monday, October 1 • 12:30pm - 1:45pm
Blockchain Track | Making an Impact with Blockchain

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Bitcoin, ransomware, scams, bubble. These are often words that come to the front of people's minds when they hear "blockchain" or "cryptocurrency". While the blockchain, like any new tool, has the potential to be used for nefarious purposes, this technology has enormous potential to enable positive social change and progress. Join Topl and other Austin startups to learn about how blockchain technology can be used to underpin universal basic income, tamper proof voting, improved healthcare outcomes, financial inclusion, and impact investing.

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Chris Georgen

Founder & President, Topl
As Founder and CEO of Topl, Chris is working to inspire and mold a unique blockchain protocol built specifically to power economic development in emerging markets. Before starting Topl, he obtained degrees in Mathematics, Chemical Physics, and Philosophy from Rice University. During... Read More →

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Wei Escala

CEO, Eggschain
Results-driven P&L leader with extensive marketing, sales and GM experience in B2C and B2B industries. such as Procter & Gamble (B2C), Kraft Foods (B2C and B2B), Evenflo (B2C and B2B), Frito Lay (B2C) and Valvoline (B2B). At Eggschain, Wei is responsible for overall business leadership... Read More →
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Richard Hurley

avatar for Paul Snow

Paul Snow

CEO, Factom

Monday October 1, 2018 12:30pm - 1:45pm CDT
Capital Factory
  Blockchain Track
  • Room 16th Floor, Antone's