This is the NYC Stellar reboot we've all waited for! We have a great line up and wonderful location. Come meet your fellow Stellar builders and entrepreneurs. Doors open at 6 p.m. and you'll need to register. Come, mingle, have a beer and a slice of pizza. Presentations start at 7 p.m., end at 8.
Stellar Development Foundation and inter/stellar representatives will be in attendance.
Presentation #1: LendLedger Presenter: Gautam Ivatury His bio: Gautam Ivatury is the CEO of LendLedger and a pioneer in expanding financial access using technology for nearly two decades. He has started or led ventures such as India’s first microfinance institution to IPO (SKS Microfinance), Kenya’s first mobile-based credit provider (Jipange Kusave), India’s first digital micro-lender (ArthImpact/Happy Loans), and the firm that incubated M-Kopa, Africa’s largest pay-go solar financier. Gautam also has run the Gates Foundation’s largest-ever grantee in financial inclusion (the $26m CGAP technology program at the World Bank), chaired the GSMA (global telecom association) fund for mobile money, advised US-based VC and private equity funds, consulted to Fortune 500s such as Microsoft and Visa, and developed projects in 9 countries. Gautam is a Director of Vaya Finserv, an advisor to Encourage Capital, and an investor in multiple fintech startups.
Presentation #2: TBC