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Are cryptocurrency and blockchain the future of the financial industry or are these technological trends a total flop? Two entrepreneurs, who created very highly touted startups in the field will discuss this topic with us
Amos Meiri is the co-founder and CEO of Colu, a venture capital funded startup that uses technology to help people reclaim economic power by creating local currencies and building local economies. With his background in the finance and FinTech industries, and having worked for the world's leading social investment network, Amos channeled his passion for disruptive technologies into establishing the world’s first bitcoin 2.0 movement, ColoredCoins, in 2012. Amos is a pioneer and champion of the digital currency ecosystem, encouraging its use across the world as a means of bringing communities closer together and empowering them to drive economic and social growth.
Eyal has been a venture-backed technology entrepreneur for over 20 years. He was the Founder of MetaCafe, a video sharing site, reaching over 50 million unique users at its peak. Before that, Eyal founded Contact Networks, one of the first online social networks. Eyal has been an outspoken thought leader on cryptocurrency and the Internet long tail in Israel. He’s also a talented pianist and bass musician. Currently, Eyal is the architect of the Bancor protocol, the Bancor Network Token (BNT), and the suite of end-user products that utilize it