ABOUT THE SESSION

(Link will go live on 03/11/21)

In this session, we will explore cutting edge protocols that enable the engaging world of Decentralized Finance (DeFi). DeFi is a blockchain-based open monetary system. The decentralized Apps (dApps) are the focus of the talk. Learn more about bonding curves, blockchain oracles and synthetic assets in cryptocurrency that set the world ablaze after the Robinhood app scandals. Discover what you can do with Zap Protocol to tokenize your data and even create your own economy! Eric Manganaro is musician, mentor and inventor living in Philadelphia. His work has been shown at the American Philosophical Society, Franklin Institute and Esther Klein Gallery. He is currently the CTO of Zap Protocol. Nick Spanos is a pioneer in the bitcoin and blockchain technology space. In 2013, Spanos founded Bitcoin Center NYC -- the world's first-ever cryptocurrency trading floor, which initially opened directly across from the NYSE in 2013.
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