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Bitget to invest in Indian Blockchain Startups To Support the On-going Crypto Adoption Wave

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Bitget, the leading cryptocurrency derivatives and copy trading platform, has announced its strategic plans of investing in blockchain startups based in India, under its Blockchain4Youth (B4Y) $10 million Web3-focused project. The initiative kicks off on 6th November and will conclude on 4th December, 2023 at BUIDL for Web3India’s premier multi-chain summit, organized by Lumos Labs and BuidlersTribe, powered by Bitget. Indian startups will get the opportunity to pitch to Bitget and top VCs within the space during the event as a part of the initiative.

With this program, Bitget aims to identify valuable and promising projects in the crypto space and provide them with comprehensive support, accelerating innovation in emerging technologies. Under the Blockchain4Youth project, Bitget has adopted a 360-degree approach as it plans to invest $10 million through the initiative over the next 5 years.

BUIDL for Web3, aims to gather thousands of developers and founders to battle against the odds. The month long program consists of shortlisting over 100 startups to begin. Amongst which, only the top ten startups will stand to share their pitches with Bitget and renowned VCs such as Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, Draper Labs and more.

India’s resilience and constant advancements towards blockchain and crypto makes it the most wanted place to invest in Asia currently. The talent, the entrepreneurial spirit, it’s everything celebratory and we’re here to empower it. With our Blockchain4Youth, we look forward to accelerating the next big fours of cryptospace,” said Gracy Chen, Managing Director at Bitget.

Previously, through the B4Y Under 30 Virtual Hackathon, Bitget invested in Indian startups which made it to the winnings. This includes Grease Pencil – an AI based script writer, storyboard generator with frames and images for the entire script in seconds, HAIr – AI that helps via job description generation, extract essential keywords and details from both job descriptions and CVs, facial and audio analysis and data-driven candidate selection for HR and Derma360 – an AI enabled Dermatological app that makes analyzing skin conditions user-friendly and effortless.

The startup pitch program is open to all developers, entrepreneurs and founders based in India. The eligibility criteria to participate are as follows:-

  • The project should display a working minimal-viable product, with a real world use case.
  • Blockchain enthusiasts, developers and entrepreneurs are welcomed to showcase their products around DeFi, GameFi, Metaverse, NFTs, Tokenized ecosystems, Blockchain-AI solutions and more.
  • Projects should hold multiple layers of security functionalities and should be open for auditing

The rising interest of India’s youth into building blockchain based application bolsters the nation as one of the top hubs for development and talent. A recent study by Bitget Academy, Millennials and Gen Z representatives are the driving forces behind the development of a crypto’s future, with the former comprising 46% of crypto enthusiasts. With the launch of Bitget’s new initiative into the Indian market, the company aims to accelerate the on-going crypto adoption wave in the region .

“We have witnessed massive growth and retention within the crypto sector in India. The country has emerged as one of the global web3 leaders as it garners a rising interest in investments, from major web3 players worldwide. With the opportunity and exposure provided through Bitget’s program, Indian web3 startups have an exceptional opportunity to kickoff their journey and create sustainable web3 innovation.”, added Kaavya Prasad, Founder, Lumos Labs.

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HIPTHER and INO Partner for Community-led Business Growth Event in the Baltics

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HIPTHER, the leading organizer of premier Gaming and Technology conferences in Europe, is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Internet Native Organization (INO) for the special side event Fueling Business Growth with Community-Driven Workscheduled take place at the conclusion of the MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit 2024 on June 5.

Innovation & Networking in Tallinn

The MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit by HIPTHER is a pioneering event series for the Baltic and Nordic regions. Since its inception in 2018, it brings together industry leaders, visionaries, and innovators from iGaming, eSports, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, FashionTech, Virtual Reality, Mobility, Climate Change, and EdTech sectors.

This year, MARE BALTICUM takes place in cutting-edge Tallinn, where community-driven work has been transforming Estonia to a tech innovation hub.

The Internet Native Organization (INO) is a nonprofit organization born in the heart of Estonia’s digital society with the mission to construct accessible and legally compliant building blocks for advancing global adoption of Internet Native Organizations, guiding the digital era towards a more equitable and efficient future.

Fueling Business Growth with Community-Driven Work

INO partners with Intersect, a member-based organization that puts the community at the heart of their development strategy, and HIPTHER, for their first-ever local Cardano community meetup in Tallinn: “Fueling Business Growth with Community-Driven Work“.

HIPTHER’s Co-Founder and Head of Business, Zoltan Tuendik, will be joining as an expert speaker at the Panel “Community-led Growth”.

Zoltan will share valuable insights from his extensive experience as a community builder uniting the realms of iGaming, Technology, and Compliance through his multi-year activity as event organizer and show host trusted across industries.

​We invite all business leaders, entrepreneurs, academics, lawyers and community advocates to this event, where we will share the tools and knowledge to unlock the power of community-driven work and achieve exponential impact.

Are you curious about how community collaboration can supercharge your business?

Join us on June 5th, after the MARE BALTICUM Gaming & TECH Summit, at PwC Estonia for an exclusive meetup diving deep into the strategies and insights that drive real results!

The event will feature a presentation on the Introduction and Inner Workings of Intersect, followed by a thought-provoking panel discussion with diverse experts who will share their experiences and best practices for tapping into collective intelligence to fuel business growth. Attendees will gain valuable insights into creating a collaborative ecosystem that nurtures innovation and drives progress.

Fueling Business Growth with Community-Driven Work – AGENDA

  • ​6.00 PM: Opening
  • ​6:15 PM – 6:30 PM: “Intro & about INO” / Astra Tikas & Kaisa Keerd, Internet Native Organization.
  • ​6:30 PM – 6:45 PM: “Cardano and Intersect” / Tevo Saks, Cardano.
  • ​6:45 PM – 7:30 PM: Panel discussion: ” Community-led Growth” / INO, Zoltan Tuendik
  • ​7:30 PM – 7:40 PM: Closing Remarks and Next Steps. How can one be involved with Intersect? / Kaisa Keerd
  • ​7:40 PM – 9:00 PM: Networking + food & drinks 

Join us and Stay ahead of the curve:

Learn from industry experts about compliant and practical DAO applications. Network with pioneers from the Cardano community and Estonian DAO enthusiasts. Whether you’re new to DAOs or a seasoned pro, this event has something for everyone!

​Secure your spot today! FREE TICKETS with limited space

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Africa & Middle East Embedded Finance Business Report 2024: Market to Grow by 36.4% to Reach $13.43 Billion in 2024 – Investment Opportunity Forecasts to 2029

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