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Decred: A Digital Autonomous Entity

  • 12 Jun 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Tech Spaces 4075 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203

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Join the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network of DC for Decred: A Digital Autonomous Entity. The event will feature a presentation on Decred followed by Q&A. This event is free.

Decred is an autonomous Digital Currency that pioneered a hybrid governance structure that provides enhanced network security, stakeholder participation in governance, and a unique funding mechanism that ensures the sustainability of the network by providing capital to maintain, upgrade, and evolve the platform through feature enhancements voted on by stakeholders.  

Agenda

6:00PM – 6:30PM | Meet, Greet, & Eat
6:30PM – 6:40PM | Intro to DEN DC
6:40PM – 7:40PM | Overview of Decred with Q&A
7:40PM – 8:00PM | Wind down
8:00PM – 8:30PM | Clean-up and close


Speaker:

Akin Sawyerr, CEO, RocRemit – A Global B2B payment platform built on Blockchain, and DEN DC Board Member

Akin is the founder of a Blockchain remittance startup called RocRemit and serves as a Director of Splash Mobile Money, a mobile payments company in Sierra Leone where he provides strategic guidance on all matters concerning the company. 

Akin Sawyerr is also the Managing Director of Feleman Limited, an investment consulting firm the supports companies deploying payments, remittances, and Blockchain solutions to catalyze growth in emerging markets. 

Akin holds a B.A in Economics with a minor in Political Science from Union College, New York, and a M.B.A from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. 

Event contact: Akin at akin@feleman.com .

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