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Thursday, September 13 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
PRO TALK: Changing FinTech with Smart Contracts

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The introduction of blockchain technology and smart contracts to the world of traditional finance has opened people's eyes to the countless inefficiencies and frustrations of traditional banking and financial systems. The current mechanisms and protocols of the financial world are cumbersome, expensive, and create an unnecessarily high barrier of entry for access. Smart contracts and tokenization allow entities to unlock new liquidity in traditionally illiquid assets. This means that asset holders can now leverage new capital that the financial systems of hold forbid. The only obstacle left is developing the right infrastructure and protocols for facilitating these markets and transactions.

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Syed Hussain

Syed S. Hussain is a highly innovative global executive, thought leader, advisor, investor, and serial entrepreneur. He currently serves as the Chief Commercial Officer for BANKEX - a top 50 fintech company that leverages blockchain technology to build the ‘Internet of Assets... Read More →

Thursday September 13, 2018 1:00pm - 1:50pm PDT
Workshop Room 1