About the Event

With the uncertainty brought by Covid-19, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital currencies have garnered significant attention, according to the latest research by Markets-and-Markets. The report further highlights that even banks have started buying crypto for the first time. Banks in the US are creating their own blockchain-based systems, including digital currencies, to enable B2B cryptocurrency payments between their customers. Also, in October 2020, PayPal announced that its customers will be able to buy, sell, and hold Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies using their PayPal accounts, allowing customers to buy things from the 26 million sellers who accept PayPal, In 2021, PayPal is planning to allow cryptocurrency to be used as a funding source.

The cryptocurrency market size is expected to grow from $1.6 billion in 2021 to $2.2 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 7.1%. Transparency or distributed ledger technology and growth in venture capital investments are the key factors driving the growth of the market.

Agenda

Topics of Discussions

  • The need for digital currency
  • Role of digital currency and assets in a modern world
  • The socio-economic impact of digital currency
  • The need to legitimise the digital currency
  • Fighting financial frauds
  • Building digital assets
  • Cybersecurity and the need to build strong walls

Speakers

Shri Subhash Chandra Garg

Economy, Finance and Fiscal Policy Strategist and Former Finance Secretary

Abhayanand Singh

Group CEO, Vistas Media Capital, Co-founder, Fantico

Amit Jaju

Senior MD, Ankura Consulting

Arul Prakash

COO, Polytrade

Avinash Shekhar

Co-CEO, ZebPay

Bipin Preet Singh

Founder and CEO, MobiKwik

B Venkateswaran

Professor of Finance and Banking, Loyola College

Darshan Bathija

CEO and Co-founder, Vauld

Emin Gun Sirer

Founder and CEO, Ava Labs

Gulshan Rai

Former National Cyber Coordinator, GoI, and Senior Advisor, Dua Consulting and Dua Associates

Krishnamurthy Rajesh

Head, Information Technology, ICRA Limited - A Moody's Investors

Jalak Jobanputra

Founder and Managing Partner, Future Perfect Ventures

Jeetesh Tipe

Founder and CIO, MintingM

John Crain

CEO, SuperRare Labs

Manav Bajaj

Founder, Panther Quant

Manisha Kapoor

Secretary General, ASCI

Milind Deora

Former Union Minister

Muzammil Patel

Global Head Strategy and Corporate Finance, Acies

Navin Gupta

MD, South Asia and MENA, Ripple

Navin Surya

Chairman (Non-Executive), Fintech Convergence Council

Nirmal Ranga

CRO, ZebPay

Ntasha

Managing Partner and Co-founder, Ankurit Capital

Om Malviya

Founder and President, Tezos India Foundation

Parv Prabhakar

Founder and CEO, Estate Protocol

Piyush Gupta

CEO, Polytrade

Prashant Malik

General and Founding Partner, Tykhe Block Ventures

Prashant Surana Jain

Co-founder, Snapper Blockchain Technology and Innovations

Prashanth Swaminathan

Partner and Head of Institutional Business, Woodstock Fund

Pratik Poddar

Principal, Nexus Venture Partners

Pushpak kypuram

CEO, NextMeet

Rohan Pinto

CTO, 1Kosmos

Romit Mehta

Investor, Lightspeed

Sandeep Nailwal

Co-founder, Polygon

Shailesh Lakhani

MD, Sequoia Capital

Sharat Chandra

Blockchain and Emerging Tech Evangelist

Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia

Partner and Head- Fintech, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co

Saurabh Gupta

Co-founder, Tamasha

Suchintan Chatterjee

Partner, Deloitte India

Sunny Makroo

Founder, Zippy

Supreet Raju

Co-founder, OneRare

Suvir Davda

Director, HSBC Global Markets

Swapnil Pawar

Founder, ASQI

Tanvi Ratna

CEO, Policy 4.0

Toshendra Sharma

Founder and CEO, NFTically

Vani Kola

MD, Kalaari Capital

Vishakha Singh

VP, Wazirx NFT Marketplace

Zach Burks

Founder, Mintable

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