James Preston – MC

James is an accomplished tech writer and speaker and currently serves as Communications Manager at Zeitgeist Prediction Markets. He also co-founded Global Crypto, South Africa’s first news website for the blockchain industry. He has covered innovative tech and how it can make our world a better place since 2006 and has since won five SA Blog

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Ray Youssef – Keynote

Ray is the CEO and Co-founder of Paxful, one of the world’s largest peer-to-peer crypto marketplace. Paxful is a people-powered marketplace for money transfers with anyone, anywhere, at any time. Their mission is to empower the forgotten four billion unbanked and underbanked around the world to have control of their money using peer-to-peer transactions. The

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Taylor Monahan

Taylor Monahan is the Founder and CEO of the popular Ethereum wallet MyCrypto. Previously she founded MyEtherWallet. Monahan resides in Los Angeles, California.

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Tone Vays

Tone has worked on Wall Street for almost 10 years starting as a Risk Analyst at Bear Stearns and later becoming a VP at JP Morgan Chase in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. His expertise is in Economic Trends, Trading and Risk Analysis. Ever since getting involved in the Crypto Currency ecosystem in

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Eduardo Antuña Díez

Eduardo is the Co-founder and Project Lead at DAppNode. He is also an Ethereum DevOps and Solidity developer with an established history in software engineering during the last ten years. He has been involved with various projects including Swarm City, Giveth and audits for MakerDAO Stable Coin system. Currently his focus on the development of

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Emi Lorincz

Following various roles and functions in corporate finance, Emi’s professional background has ranged from aircraft financing to commodity trading. Since 2017 her focus has been directed towards the ever evolving world of start-ups around digital assets and blockchain technology. Bringing a wealth of work experience from the traditional markets and the field of cryptocurrencies, she

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Andy Flury

Andy Flury is a serial Entrepreneur and Quantitative Trading Expert. Andy is a former Swiss Air Force pilot. He led projects at the Swiss intelligence Agency and various major banks. In 2010 Andy became partner and Head of Algorithmic Trading at Linard Capital AG, a Switzerland based quantitative hedge fund. In 2014 Andy started AlgoTrader,

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Nathaniel Luz

Nathaniel Luz is an award winning libertarian, lead for Dash Nigeria and one of Africa’s foremost blockchain and digital currency experts. Nathaniel Luz is the author of Digital is the Cash book, an easy guide to understanding the past, present and future of money. The book, available in English, French, Spanish and German is available

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Manuel Ferrari

Manuel Ferrari is co-founder of Money On Chain, the first DeFi for Bitcoin protocol that allows the creation of Stablecoins using Bitcoin as collateral. Manuel Ferrari started his career at ABN AMRO Bank. Later he was a consultant for the World Bank, Atos Origins and for the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to Money On Chain,

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Wiehann Olivier (Keynote Speaker)

Wiehann is an Audit Partner and Digital Asset Lead for Mazars South Africa. He is a Registered Auditor with the IRBA and a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa). He has been involved in the digital assets industry for over 5 years, which stemmed from his involvement in various industries including fintech, financial services, property and private

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