Blockchain - Through Leadership Summit
About the Event
The event span over 2 days including Summit, a student’s hackathon and Product conclave. The product conclave is a invite only event and startups got opportunity to pitch their ideas to curated audience. We also had 1:1 networking/mentoring sessions for startups with Google / IBM / IEEE /Microsoft and other corporates. As part of networking dinner which is a great opportunity for startups to make meaningful connections with influencers and visa versa.
It was a 2 day hackathon , more than 100 participant from various parts of Karnataka and beyond participated in the event. IBM did training work shop of basic concepts of Blockchain framework which was followed by sharing of sample code base and examples. Startup gave problem statement on which students had to implement working prototype. Supported by various startup , colleges and corporate it was great learning and fun.
It was a half a day program which was inaugurated by Mr.Gabriel P Sinimbo- Namibia High Commissioner. This was followed by pitching session by 18 blockchain startups. Few of the start up got opportunity to interact 1:1 with high Commissioner.
Thought Leadership summit
A Daylong event with more 30 speakers and guest being part of sessions and panel discussions. Various Speakers from Jain University, Arka Ventures, AB inBev , IBM , Google , PWC, ANZ , Synopsys, Diageo , SandBox startup , IEEE , Wipro and different startup presented blockchain concepts to a engaged audience. Which was followed by few startup presenting their product and road map for future.