- Intro to Bitcoin
- How Bitcoin gave birth to the larger Cryptocurrency market
- How Bitcoin captured corporate and finance to look into Blockchain
- How big of an opportunity is in front of us
- The progress so far in SA and the rest of Africa
- How Crypto changed the fundraising model and how startups can take advantage of it
- Investing in Crypto. How to assess good coins to invest in.
- The aftermath of the Crypto bubble, what's going to die and what's gonna stay
- What other areas can we experiment with Blockchain technology
Mpho Dagada is an entrepreneur, author and speaker who has a passion for business. He is also passionate about community development and is an active and pivotal member in community projects.
Mpho has been selected as one of the young global entrepreneurs to participate in the prestigious TrepCamp which took place in Stanford University, Silicon valley in the US. In this program he went to visit and learn from companies like Google, Facebook, Salesforce and many other firms in Silicon Valley. He presented his idea together with his group to Silicon Valley investors and was given an award for being in the top five. Mpho has been featured on SABC 1, SABC 2, SABC 3, ETV, ITV, Radio 702, Radio 2000, 94.7, Africa Business Radio,Metro FM, Vuka Summit and various other media platforms.
Roger Keith Ver (born January 27, 1979) is an early investor in bitcoin-related startups. He was formerly an American citizen. He was born and lived in Silicon Valley. He now resides in Japan. He has been a prominent supporter of bitcoin adoption and saw bitcoin as a means to promote economic freedom. He now promotes Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork of the cryptocurrency created with the intent to fix issues such as high fees and long transaction confirmation times. He identifies as a libertarian, an anarcho-capitalist, peace advocate and advocates for individualism and voluntaryism.
Nerushka is an emerging technology law specialist, legal technology innovator and speaker. She is a consultant trainer at the Blockchain Academy and a co-chair of the Johannesburg chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (the largest association of privacy professionals in the world). She was listed on CryptoCoin.News as one of 20 African women to watch in Blockchain and Crypto.
She has a background as a technology & privacy lawyer for an international law firm and has worked on data privacy matters for both local and international clients. Nerushka has work experience in both London and Melbourne. Her business development experience includes managing a client portfolio in the technology & innovation sector, rolling out campaigns on tech-related topics and creating thought leadership publications. She is also involved in the development of innovative legal technology products and awareness and upskilling of lawyers about the future of law, and advises legal tech startups.
Emerging technology is an evolving concept and currently includes artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, blockchain, 3D printing, nanotechnology, biotechnology and quantum computing. Nerushka uses her unique experience and forward looking mindset to identify future risks and ask the legal and ethical questions brought about by emerging technology and packages these topics into stimulating and thought-provoking workshops and presentations.
She regularly speaks to corporates and at events, publishes blogs and articles, and is regularly interviewed and quoted in media on various technology-related topics. During September 2017, she was invited to speak at a large tech conference, PluralsightLIVE, in Salt Lake City, USA. Her clients include regulators, banks, law firms, technology companies and training academies.