Vinny Lingham Fireside Chat – December BoB


6:30pm - 8:30pm

About the Event

Closing out 2023 Bitcoin and Open Blockchain series, we are bringing in a very special fireside chat with Vinny Lingham!

Vinny is the CEO of Waitroom, a market-challenging video meeting solution that facilitates time-boxed, queue-based, streamlined meetings for groups of 10 or more people. He is also the chairman of the board and co-founder of Civic, a blockchain company that offers decentralized identity verification. Additionally, in 2018, he became a general partner in the top cryptocurrency investment fund, Multicoin Capital, an active investor and co-founder of South Africa’s leading venture capital firm, Newtown Partners, and has also led early-stage investments in successful startups like SweepSouth. Vinny was a Shark on Shark Tank South Africa, a Dragon on Dragon’s Den South Africa, and an Angel on National Geographic’s Undercover Angel, and co-wrote a book titled “I’m In: Essential Advice for Entrepreneurs.” Previously, Vinny was the co-founder and CEO of Gyft, a mobile gift card company that was bought by the global leader in payments, First Data Corporation.

Bring a friend, an appetite, and plenty of questions! 🍕💻

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

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🍕🍻 Free pizza and drinks will be served courtesy of our sponsors, Bitrefill, Edge, and CoinStructive.

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