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Blockchain Identity Fireside Chat with Greg Kidd + Pitches

November 13 @ 18:30 20:30


Come join fellow Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Tech folks for our fun-packed event!

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SSI Incubator, the world’s first incubator dedicated to SSI (Self Sovereign Identity):
-SSI Incubator facilitates the creation of the next generation of SSI-based companies of all kinds, in all markets.
-Startups work directly with the nonprofit Sovrin Foundation, a vendor-neutral leader in blockchain-based, self-sovereign digital identity.
-Participants receive the custom, comprehensive tools and resources they need to grow their specific SSI solution.
-Funded by Greg Kidd

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6:30pm – 7:00pm: Registration and Networking
7:00pm – 7:05pm: Opening Remarks
7:05pm – 7:30pm: SSI (Self Sovereign Identity) Incubator Startup Presentations

-Maya Kanehara, Presenter/Moderator – Managing Director, SSI Incubator; Mentor, 500 Startups; Mentor, Alchemist Accelerator; Events Committee, Women in Security and Privacy

Maya launched the first vendor neutral Self-Sovereign Identity Incubator as a lead by facilitating investor (Hard Yaka) and Sovrin Foundation and building new partnerships. Before that, Maya was the VP of Growth and Development at Digital Garage US. She managed DG 717, a coworking and event space at 717 Market Street. She strengthened and maintained a centralized business development process for existing and new partners for DG Incubate(https://www.dgincubation.co.jp/en/portfolio) and DG Lab Fund(https://dg-daiwa-v.com/en/).

-HearRo – A Blockchain Powered Phone System for Trusted, Effortless Communication

-Domi Labs – Digital Passports for a Fairer Rental Market

-MetaDigital – Intelligent Healthcare Platform that aims to eliminate medical prescription and insurance claim frauds with real-time digital verification.

-Spaceman ID – Spaceman ID builds tooling for companies to easily implement private, secure, and portable digital credentials.

7:30pm – 8:00pm: GlobalID + Hard Yaka Fireside Chat & Panel

Greg Kidd – Co-Founder + CEO, globaliD; Co-Founder, Hard Yaka; Former Chief Risk Officer, Ripple Labs; MPA, Public Policy, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government

-Believer that one’s identity credentials should be truly portable and owned by individuals themselves rather than corporations or governments. The trade-off between security and privacy can meet the needs of both traditional institutions worried about compliance and risk, but also consumer protection advocates who care about the underserved and underbanked.

8:00pm – 9:00pm: Networking


Venue: UC Berkeley Extension – SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS
160 Spear St., Floor 6 (Room 609), San Francisco, CA 94105

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