Will Regulation Foster Crypto Innovation or Degradation?


6:30pm - 10:30pm

About the Event


Join us for a panel of speakers from Coreum and Anchain.ai for a discussion of how regulatory compliance can be incorporated into Layer 1 chains and the net effect of regulation on the effect of crypto adoption. Favio Velarde, Head of Growth and Partnerships from Sologenic/Coreum and Christian Nunez, Head of Partnerships from Anchain.ai will share their experiences building technology that attempts to blend the freedom and privacy-based technology of crypto with the regulatory reality of the existing world.

Favio Velarde is an experienced growth specialist with a diverse background around emerging technologies and creative industries. As the Head of Growth at Sologenic, Favio steers a dynamic team, driving both B2B and B2C partnerships that leverage Sologenic’s technology to drive network and user expansion. His leadership was pivotal in the ecosystem’s early triumph, amassing over 300K users, making Sologenic the largest entity on the XRP Ledger blockchain.
Before Sologenic, Favio founded an independent record label, sparking his interest in the nexus between decentralization and the entertainment indsutry. Relocating to Canada in 2021, Favio contributed to the Latin-American expansion efforts of the tech startup “Sherwa” – a top 5 app for online gaming match-making in Brazil where he focused on user acquisition campaigns.
Favio’s expertise has been showcased at leading tech and blockchain events, including NFT LA, Benzinga Future of Blockchain NY, and Awesome Wasm Berlin solidifying his position as a thought leader in the intersection of technology, entertainment, and blockchain.

Christian Nunez is a prominent figure in the realms of blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI). With a distinguished career marked by innovation and strategic leadership, Christian has continually pushed the boundaries of technological advancement.
Christian’s journey began with groundbreaking work at Salesforce’s innovation lab, where he played a pivotal role in shaping proof of concepts for the year 2030. His visionary contributions set the stage for future developments within the company and beyond.
Transitioning to Workato, Christian spearheaded the expansion of the Go-To-Market (GTM) team and led the implementation of web3 strategies. His efforts resulted in securing key partnerships, including renowned accounts such as Coinbase, solidifying Workato’s position at the forefront of technological innovation.
Drawing from his diverse expertise, Christian ventured into private equity, with a primary focus on AI. His insights and strategic investments propelled numerous startups to success, cementing his reputation as a shrewd investor and visionary entrepreneur.
Currently, as the Head of Partnerships at AnChain.AI, Christian plays a critical role in assisting top-tier Layer 1 (L1) and Layer 2 (L2) protocols with their security and compliance needs. Additionally, he collaborates with governments on blockchain intelligence, contributing to the establishment of robust regulatory frameworks in the rapidly evolving landscape of blockchain technology.
Christian’s unwavering commitment to innovation, coupled with his profound understanding of emerging technologies, positions him as a driving force in shaping the future of blockchain and AI industries. His visionary leadership continues to inspire and pave the way for transformative advancements on a global scale.

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Get Connected
Connect with Christian and Favio on Linkedin
🐦 Follow Sologenic, Coreum, Anchain & Christian on X: @realSologenic @anchainai @CoreumOfficial @thewolfofblock
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🚗 There is limited street parking around our venue as well as paid public parking at 950 W Ash st. as well as the Little Italy Parking Garage located on 715 W Cedar St.

Meet the Hosts

We are Bitcoin and Open Blockchain San Diego, the oldest and largest crypto meetup group in San Diego. Previous guests include Natalie BrunellUdi WertheimerCrypto Wendy OHailey Lennon, and David Hoffman.

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