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Monday, March 16 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Impact on Developing World

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Bitcoin at SXSW 2015: Impact on Developing World is a panel discussion covering how Bitcoin empowers the developing world through banking, charity and more.
Topics will include: Which developing economies are experiencing Bitcoin adoption and which other ones are ripe for it? Which are the key organizations focusing on Bitcoin usage in developing economies and where are there opportunities for new organizations to contribute? How can Bitcoin and crypto-currencies in general help the global unbanked in these economies? How can Bitcoin and blockchain technology be utilized to improve accountability in charitable giving in these economies? How can Bitcoin help enable mesh networks to provide Internet to developing economies?
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Connie Gallippi

Founder & Exec Dir, BitGive Foundation
Ms. Gallippi is the Founder and Executive Director of the BitGive Foundation. She took an early leadership role in Bitcoin philanthropy, founding BitGive in mid-2013. She is also a spokesperson for the social value of Bitcoin elevating female leaders in the community, and helping... Read More →
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Sean Percival

Partner, 500 Startups
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Sebastian Serrano

Co-Founder & CEO, BitPagos
Sebastian Serrano is the CEO and Co-Founder at BitPagos. Sebastian founded BitPagos, the first payment gateway with Bitcoin payouts focused on Latin America when he saw the opportunity to drastically reduce fees and preserve value for merchants in the region using Bitcoin. Sebastian... Read More →

Peter Smith

Co-Founder & COO, Blockchain
Peter is the COO of Blockchain.info – the world’s most popular bitcoin website and consumer wallet.

Jonathan Zobro

Co-Founder, 37coins

Monday March 16, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm CDT
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon G

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