Georgian "Top 200 Blockchain Thought-Leader" to Speak at Startup Grind April 25th

Fabrika - 8 Egnate Ninoshvili Tbilisi, 0102 Tbilisi
Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 6:30 PM (GMT+4)

About this event

Tamar Menteshashvili is a PhD candidate at Shanghai Jiao Tong University with main focus on Blockchain technology and Fintech industry.  

She started researching Distributed Technologies in 2014 and since has been an active member of the Blockchain and Crypto industry. She obtained the University of Edinburgh LLM degree in Banking Law and Finance and Free University of Tbilisi bachelor degree in Law. She has been advising number of governmental institutions, including the Ministry of Justice of Kazakhstan and the National Agency of Public Registry in Georgia, on implementation of Blockchain technology in public services (mainly business and property registration, notary services).

After moving to Asia Tamar founded Blockchain Hub in Shanghai, which is bringing together students, scholars and practitioners in Blockchain and innovation sectors. She is author of publications in academia and media, including Forbes, Ibtimes and Yahoo Finance. In 2018 she was named among 200 Thought Leaders in Crypto and Blockchain Industry.

In 2017 along with her 2 Chinese partners, Tamar founded project EXPREAD ( ), which is an infrastructural solution for operating exchanges on a global scale with common order book and liquidity pool. The project is already supporting the exchanges in their operations and has received VC seed round funding for further development of the product.

Tamar is also very passionate about the education sector. With her colleagues from Georgia, Pakistan and Senegal, she founded organisation Global Education Union with an aim to support young generations in developing countries in receiving education.

She is a member of Global Shapers Community under the World Economic Forum and Asia Operations Manager at

She visits Georgia to participate in Spotcoin's ( ) Black Sea Blockchain Summit.


  • Tamar Menteshashvili

    Tamar Menteshashvili


    Business Development

    Tamar is a PhD candidate in Shanghai focusing on Blockchain & Fintech. She started researching Distributed Technologies in 2014 and has advised governments of Kazakhstan and Georgia. She founded Blockchain Hub in Shanghai, which brings together Blockchain & innovation sectors. She has been published in Forbes, Ibtimes & Yahoo Finance & was named among 200 Thought Leaders in Crypto & Blockchain.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Apr 25
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (+04)


    8 Egnate Ninoshvili Tbilisi0102

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      PhD candidate at Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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