Blockchain Startups; current successes and future potentials.

Thursday, June 17, 2021, 4:00 – 5:30 PM UTC

Startup Grind Fireside Chat: Hosting Mohamed Taysir, discussing Blockchain Technology.

Virtual event
Fireside Chat

About this event

Welcome to our first Newcastle Chapter Fireside Chat in 2021!

When we mention Blockchain, what comes to mind? Hope it's not only Bitcoin! What do you think are the Blockchain life changing possible applications? Hope it's not only DeFi! 

To discuss this and more, join us for an interactive chat with Mohamed Taysir - Head of Business Development for Flare Networks - The first Turing Complete FBA Blockchain in the World. Mohmed is also CEO @ Destiny & Family office and part of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies’ Global BD Team.

Expect Topics Like

  • How Flare Network is disrupting the global public blockchain ecosystem, before even launching.
  • How can the local eco-system and government support ensure a healthy pipeline of tech startups.
  • Challenges facing tech-based startups and how to navigate it.
  • Public speaking, benefits of mastering it and how.

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  • Mohamed Taysir





Thursday, June 17, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


4:00 PMIntroduction & Shout Outs
4:15 PMFireside Chat
5:00 PMNetworking Event


  • Patrycja Maksymowicz

    Open Solutions Global

    Chapter Director

  • Jeremy Rodgers


    Chapter Co-Director

  • Roger Spurr

    Woods & Walker

    Digital Lead

  • Hamish Rutherford


    Events Management

  • Jeremy Rodgers

    Chapter Co-director