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HK Blockchain Week 2020 - Panel: DeFi Day: Major Use Cases of DeFi

Olga Yaroshevsky
Content Strategist at NexChange Group
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Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020
November 16, 2020, Online, Hong Kong, China
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Olga Yaroshevsky
Content Strategist at NexChange Group
Stephane De Baets
Founder at Elevated Returns LLC
Yat Siu
CEO at Animoca
Calvin Ng
General Partner at Plutus VC
Pavel Bains
CEO at Bluzelle Networks
Anton Mozgovoy
Co-Founder & CEO at Holyheld
Sankalp Shangari
CEO at Algobitz

Olga Yaroshevsky has become a personality known in the global blockchain community for her media management and content work with NexChange Group and previously with Tokenbox project. Her interviews with widely respected figures in the blockchain world are renown and include talks with Roger Ver, Brock Pierce, John McAfee, and Dirk Ahlborn.Before joining the blockchain industry, Ms Yaroshevsky worked as journalist, interviewer, editor and reporter for TV channels in Moscow and Kiev, Ukraine, while contributing to a number of magazines and printed journals. In 2014 she moved to the United States, where she worked as an editor and writer for RT news website and pursued an academic career as a teacher of Russian language and literature for students of AU, Georgetown University, Russian Cultural Centre and post-graduates involved in the international Alfa Bank fellowship program.Ms Yaroshevsky graduated from the Journalism Department at the Russian State University for the Humanities. In 2010, she completed her PhD research in Russian literature (philology) and received a scientific degree.

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Yat Siu is a technology entrepreneur/investor based in Hong Kong. He is co-founder and chairman of Animoca Brands, a company focusing on leveraging popular brands, gamification, AI, blockchain, and mobile technology to make engaging apps ranging from games to fitness solutions.Yat began his career at Atari Germany in 1990. In 1995 he moved to Hong Kong to establish Hong Kong Cybercity/Freenation, the first Asian free web page and email provider. In 1998, Yat set up Outblaze, an award-winning pioneer of multilingual white label web services. He sold Outblaze’s services business to IBM in 2009, and pivoted Outblaze to become a conglomerate specializing on cloud, AI, blockchain, and mobile software.Yat is a director for TurnOut Ventures, a partnership between Outblaze and Turner Entertainment that brought to prominence the hugely popular emoticon character Tuzki. In 2017 he set up the Dalton Learning Lab, an afterschool lab environment that supplements Hong Kong students with skills not emphasized by the local education system, including divergent thinking and design thinking. He is the founder of ThinkBlaze, the research arm of Outblaze investigating socially meaningful issues in technology. Yat has earned numerous accolades including Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the DHL/SCMP Awards.

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Calvin started trading biscuits for toys in kindergarten, initiated his school 1st Computer club at the age of 13 and founded LSCC (Leaque of Schools Computers Clubs) and the biggest inter-school challenge ‘COMP QUIZ’ in Malaysia. At school he’s the 1st person to hold Funding Director position in both INTERACT and LEO club because his projects brings in the bucks. At the age of 16 he started STEP ONE a Co that organizes weekly tea dances and parties making him the richest kid in school.Right after graduating he enters the world of advertising premiums and arcade games. Managing an amusement company that rack in $50 million in revenues with branded games such as DAYTONA USA. He later took a new challenge and move to Hong Kong to launch a handbag and advertising Co that deals with brands such as LAMBORGHINI, H&M, ESPRIT, JAGUAR, TEKKEN and PAC-MAN. Back to Malaysia again he started a Game Co that rocked the PC Games industry by masterminding the control of 85% of Malaysia cyber cafes in the late 90’s. Represented the 1st WCG *World Cyber Games in 1999.

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Pavel is the CEO of Bluzelle, a decentralized database that solves the security, integrity, reliability issues facing data management. Pavel often speaks on panels and conferences about where digital media, finance and technology are heading. Pavel also is a contributing writer to Fast Company, Venture Beat, Forbes and The Huffington Post.Pavel was the co-founder of Storypanda, a digital book platform that empowered kids to read, create and share books. Storypanda published critically acclaimed titles by the world's best independant authors and media brands. Storypanda had licensing deals with DreamWorks, Warner Bros, CBC, MGA, Peanuts and many more. Storypanda's mandate was turning kids from content consumers to content creators.

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Anton Mozgovoy worked at BMO Financial Group on Apple Pay and Android Pay projects. In 2015 founded Finlyt – a company working on algorithmic instalment and revolving credits. In 2016 Finlyt made a successful exit.In 2017 Anton became CTO of Humaniq – a fintech company working on blockchain solution creating a financial marketplace for emerging markets. Humaniq has been selected as a top pick in blockchain in 2018 by TechCrunch. It has also been selected as a top use case by the UK Parliament in APPG. Anton and his team have launched the first hybrid blockchain in production.In 2018 he was invited to serve as a mentor in FasterCapitalresponsible for tracking and mentoring startups in fintech, blockchain and crypto spaces. In 2018 he became a senior partner in Investment Network Company (INC).

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Sankalp is an investment banker turned tech entrepreneur and investor. He has extensive experience in traditional financial industry having worked at JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank. He has also been a serial entrepreneur over the last 7 years having build and sold few Fintech, blockchain and AI companies including a fiat and non custodial wallet, crypto exchange, consulting platform & a tech services company. Sankalp is also an active angel investor, a blogger, speaker and hosts an Asia startup podcast @HashTalk.

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Stephane De Baets
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Calvin Ng
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