1st HamsterMarketplace Meet-up in New York City:

E-commerce without fraud and fees: how blockchain solutions could change online trading in 2018

We welcome you to join our meet-up and get to know how to apply blockchain solutions to e-commerce, learn how to make money on blockchain projects, and get an opportunity to meet invited experts and analyze prospects for applying blockchain tech in your business and in a given market niche.

13 February 2018, 19:00 - 22:30 EST Manhattan, New York, NY

Place to be informed in reply to your RSVP*

*Please register via e-mail and send your RSVPs directly to Organizers address: [email protected]
speaker #1
James Song

James Song is the founder and CEO of FaircapX, a startup focused on solving Myanmars biggest challenges. Formerly, he was a managing principal at Faircap Partners, an American investment advisory in Myanmar, where he structured deals that bridged the gap between rich and poor, creating substantial value for investors while providing crucial resources to disadvantaged and marginalized Burmese communities. His work at Faircap Partners led him to develop local software engineering teams in an efort to build Myanmars technology sector, and those experiences have evolved into what is now FaircapX, ExsulCoin, and ExsulChain.

James currently leads the team with his deep technical knowledge and substantial experience working with refugees in the United States, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Uganda. James graduated salutatorian from Harvard University, and received an MSc in neuroscience from University College London. His extraordinary accomplishments and track record have been recognized by the World Economic Forum, which named him a Young Global Leader.

speaker #2
Ed Maguire

Ed Maguire is Insights Partner at Momenta Partners, a venture capital, advisory and executive search firm focused on Connected Industry and Managing Partner of Bluemont Partners advisory, and He is an advisor for Acreto, a seed-stage crypto security company, and co-hosts the Tech2025 podcast with Charlie Oliver. Ed has over 17 years of Wall Street experience in Investment Banking and Equity Research.

Prior roles include Managing Director at CLSA Americas covering software, technology and innovation, Investment Banker and Research Analyst at Merrill Lynch and CIBC World Markets covering enterprise software. He has appeared extensively in major media including CNBC, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, BNN, NPR and other outlets. He holds a BA in Music from Columbia University and received his MBA from Rutgers University in Finance.

speaker #3
Layla F. Tabatabaie

Layla F. Tabatabaie, Esq. is a New York attorney, author, entrepreneur, and digital marketer. Having done over six years of branding, fundraising, digital marketing, PR, public speaking, and copywriting for VC-backed web apps, mobile apps, blockchain companies and chatbots, she loves joining tech advisory boards to help companies scale. (see laylatabatabaie.com)

Layla is an advisor to many tech companies, including CanYa, Bellhop, Byzantine, and Node.NYC.  Through Transform Group, Layla has written for dozens of blockchain and cryptocurrency companies, including WAX, Cointopia, BnktotheFuture, Guardium, Impact PPA, Energi Mine, Cypherium, Rivetz, Token Report, VideoCoin, and NEM.

Layla is the author of the law chapter in the academic text Learning in Virtual Worlds (2016). She lives in her favorite metropolis, New York City.

speaker #4
Susan Oh

Co-founder & CEO @MKR AI/ Blockchain For Impact, UN

Susan Oh - is Founder & CEO @MKR AI and serves the UN GA's Blockchain For Impact as Chair of AI. She acts as Blockchain Industry lead for open-sourced platform, Trane AI, and partnered with Cogent Law Group LLC, an established expert fintech compliance firm in the blockchain and crypto space. A lifelong journalist turned civic technologist; she is an advisor to start ups (BlockAble.io, IVEP Dubtokens, SATTA).

speaker #5
Tristan Amzallag

Tristan has a 20yr career as an entrepreneur, he has been involved in multiple industries such as food service, shipping service, print and online advertising. He was a founder of Klipmart Corp. in 1999. Klipmart became the internets first successful rich media provider and in 2006 was purchased by Doubleclick where he was VP of Innovation.
Tristan first learned about Bitcoin in 2010 and grew further interested in crypto-currencies in 2013. He has been mining various
crypto-currencies for 4 years and last year consulted with two smaller ICOs DVCoin and Spaceout VR.

In 2018 Tristan launched Griffin Ventures LLC. A crypto mining and consulting firm in NY focused on providing long term network support for crypto-currencies.

speaker #6
Oleg Khovayko

Cryptography and Financial Expert, CTO of Emercoin

Has a strong background in the realm of finance and specializes in the technical aspects of blockchains and cryptography.