May the 4th – Ember Fund & Craypay


6:30pm - 8:30pm

About the Event

Calling all Bitcoin & Crypto Lovers, May the 4th be with you. Got an action-packed lineup with key industry leaders who are building their own Empires, while keeping that Rebel mentality. πŸš€

Ember Fund:
Alex was previously a lead product manager at GumGum. He worked on the core internal tool that launched GumGum Sports (Now Relo), which leverages computer vision to unlock and analyze media value for professional sports sponsorships. Alex also previously scaled and sold an e-commerce brand and graduated with a BA in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Guillaume runs the technology, blockchain strategy, and D2C growth for Ember Fund. He was the architect for the Evite workflow for crypto gifting-powered NFT and Defi technologies (patent filed). And has designed and built the key components of Ember’s backend. He is an expert in smart contracts and blockchain infrastructure that powers EmberFund. Guillaume previously led the data engineering team at Gumgum. He scaled one of the largest distributed services in LA, starting 0-1 and going to process petabytes of data. Prior to that, he built the backend infrastructure a taste made from 0 to 1, and led their MachineLearning team. He is an open-source contributor to Apache Druid (Real-time database) and ApacheKafka (Distributed event streaming platform). Graduated with a Master of CS from the University of Compiegne, France.

Follow EmberFund on Twitter: @Ember_Fund

Marshall has 20+ years of experience in payments. Using his strong technical skills and extensive payment industry network, he is responsible for Ionia’s robust growth to date. Prior to Ionia, he founded Discount Payment Services, a payment services company servicing more than 5000 companies, processing billions of electronic payments, and generating millions in profits.

Follow CrayPay on Twitter: @craypayapp

⏱ Doors Open at 6:30 – Fireside chat begins at 7:00

πŸ•πŸΊ Free pizza and drinks will be served courtesy of our sponsors, Bitrefill, Edge, and CoinStructive.

🐦 Follow our Sponsors on Twitter: @edgewallet @bitrefill @coinstructive

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πŸš— 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

This event is hosted by San Diego’s Bitcoin and Open Blockchain (BoB) meetup group. Anyone interested in Bitcoin and other Open Blockchain platforms are welcome!

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1495 Pacific Hwy, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92101

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