Finance Club - IIT Bombay, in collaboration with Woodstock Fund, an emerging technology investment fund, Buidlers Tribe, an incubator dedicated to driving the blockchain-based startup innovation, DAOMaker, an incubator DAO with a community governed fund, and Polytrade, a blockchain-based decentralized protocol announced the launch of Cryptonite today. This 4-day pan-India cryptocurrency and blockchain summit is scheduled to be held from 7th - 10th January, 2022.
The summit aims to serve as a platform that would provide students from all across the country knowledge about the new and rapidly evolving world of Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and Web 3.0. It entails a myriad of opportunities to imbibe knowledge and would bridge the existing knowledge gap between the techno sector and the student community of India.
It would consist of numerous panel discussions seated by renowned speakers and top players in the Web 3.0 and Crypto sphere. The speakers would cover various principal questions revolving around the diverse applications of Web 3.0 along with the regulatory aspect and the future of cryptocurrencies. To gain practical exposure, participants would also get to learn about the practical advancements made by some of the startups in this sphere and also a chance to learn under the companies’ umbrella in the form of various mentorship opportunities.
With over 3,000+ registrations, 3 panel discussions, 3 hackathons, 2 trading competitions and INR 20 Lakhs worth of cash prizes, Cryptonite would serve as the perfect amalgamation of theoretical and practical learning experience for the youth of the country and a huge step in the web 3.0 revolution for the student community of India.
Himanshu Yadav, Founding Partner, Woodstock Fund, said:
“India has the largest English-speaking developer community, and with its expansive talent, entrepreneurial acumen, and conducive regulatory framework, India is a bludgeoning playground for technological innovation. We are excited to partner with Finance Club, IIT Bombay to host the first edition of their Crypto Summit - Cryptonite this year and provide the right platform for industry players to collaborate and encourage the Web3.0 drive globally.”
To know more about Cryptonite, visit: https://financeclubiitb.in
About Finance Club - IIT Bombay:
Finance Club, IIT Bombay is a student driven body which aims at increasing the awareness of Finance as a viable career option through conducting keynote sessions, workshops and competitions for student community.
To learn more, visit: https://financeclubiitb.in
About Woodstock Fund:
Woodstock is a multi-asset emerging technology fund house currently focused on investments in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) with emphasis on four areas - Infrastructure layer, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Web 3.0 protocols and Tokenization (both fungible and non-fungible). Woodstock works diligently with portfolio companies to help them scale and grow their ecosystem globally. Woodstock has made early stage investments in pioneering DLT companies - Elrond, Covalent, Terra Virtua, Propine and Band Protocol among others.
To learn more about Woodstock Fund, please visit- https://woodstockfund.com/
About Buidler’s Tribe:
Buidlers Tribe is an incubator that takes founders/startups from idea/proof-of-concept/MVP stage and works with them to build companies. They focus on Web3 companies and are platform agnostic. They vet appropriate startups for investors according to the investor’s needs and have access to various experts in the blockchain field.
To learn more, visit: https://buidlerstribe.com/
About DAO Maker:
DAO Maker is a growth technologies provider that creates SaaS solutions for nascent and growing crypto startups. Its flagship product is the DAO Pad, a multi-investment platform that allows DAO token holders to participate in early-stage token sales for stringently vetted upcoming projects.
To learn more, visit: https://daomaker.com/
POLYTRADE is a blockchain-based decentralized protocol that aims to transform receivables financing & connect buyers, sellers, insurers, & investors for a seamless trading experience. Crypto investors get interest payments with insured and safe investment in real-world assets. Polytrade bridges the gaps in traditional receivables financing by accessing untapped crypto liquidity.
To learn more, visit: https://polytrade.finance/