Talks & Seminars
Title: Decentralized Finance – Transforming Capital Markets
Ms. Arifa Khan, Himalaya Capital Exchange
Date & Time: August 7, 2019 17:00
Venue: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, F. C. Kohli Auditorium, 01st Floor, Kanwal Rekhi (KReSIT) Building
Every big financial institution is rushing to build infrastructure to play a role in tokenisation industry. Every big stock exchange is busy rolling out token friendly platforms. Every leading crypto exchange has already acquired some regulatory approvals to operate in the securities market. Tokenisation is the next big wave. Security Tokens and Tokenised Assets will be a new industry being birthed in 2019 (thanks to the bitcoin and crypto revolution). Big financial institutions, traditional software providers, custodians, banks, big funds and successful crypto pioneers in a race to occupy key positions in this new phenomenon. Attend the talk by Ms Arifa Khan, CEO Himalaya Capital Exchange, India Partner Ethereum to understand about decentralised finance DeFi and how it is revolutionising Capital Markets sector, stock exchanges and the fundraising mechanisms available to entrepreneurs. Come learn all about how to take advantage of the token wave.
Speaker Profile:
Arifa Khan, CEO, is a crypto pioneer who authored the first ever Concept Paper on decentralising capital markets (June 2017) and inventor of security tokens. She later architected a platform ecosystem for capital markets participants in her revolutionary white paper published and presented to Nick Szabo on 25 May, 2018. She founded HCX in 2017 - a decentralized stock exchange that runs trustlessly on smart contracts - to bring that vision to reality and travelled the world for a full year to educate non crypto savvy people in remote corners, on the benefits of self-issuing security tokens. HCX is the first-of-its-kind disruption which automates the role of investment banks and empowers entrepreneurs around the world to issue their own security tokens. Arifa Khan is India Partner of the Ethereum Foundation and leads Ethereum’s community development efforts in India & Middle East. She has an MBA from Wharton School of Business, and a B.Tech from IIT Madras. She is a sought-after international public speaker and has given keynote talks at several global forums such as Crypto Investor Show London, Bengaluru Tech Summit, D10e Davos, Ethereum India Summit, Blockchain UA Kiev, Blockchain & ICO Summit Istanbul, Hybrid Block Macau Summit, Himalaya Crypto Summit 2018. She is listed among Top 100 Fintech influencers by Lattice80. For further information : http://resourcelib.capitalexchange.tech.
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