The Future of Charity

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Startup Temple

906 Broadway · San Francisco, CA

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906 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

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EVENT LOCATION ANNOUNCED: 906 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

Join us Thursday, November 29th for this exclusive Hedera Hashgraph meetup in San Francisco!

Best selling author and founder of Charity: Water, Scott Harrison, will discuss his experience founding charity: water and delivering fresh water to over 8 million people while building a transparent and accountable organization. Mance and Tom will discuss Hedera Hashgraph and how it can bring transparency, accountability and speed of funding directly to those who need it most through smart contracts and micropayments.

The first 40 people to arrive will receive a signed copy of Scott's book "Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the World"
Amazon Link: http://a.co/d/1i9iFTp!

Also, join us for a networking session afterward where we will be serving food and drinks.

Venue location will be sent to RSVPs prior to the event.

Agenda:
- 6:00 pm - Presentation from Scott Harrison
- 6:30 pm - Presentations from Mance Harmon & Tom Trowbridge
- 7:00 pm - Food, Drinks, and Networking

Speakers:

**Scott Harrison**
Founder and CEO of charity: water, a non-profit organization committed to executing Scott's inspiring mission to bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. In seven years, with the help of more than 400,000 donors worldwide, charity: water has raised more than $125 million and funded 10,000 water projects in 20 countries. When completed, those projects will provide clean, safe drinking water to more than 3.5 million people.

**Mance Harmon**
Co-Founder and CEO of Hedera, Mance is a highly experienced technology executive and entrepreneur with a history of more than 20 years in strategic leadership in multi-national corporations, government agencies, and high-tech startups. This experience includes serving as the Head of Architecture and Labs at Ping Identity, Founder and CEO of two tech startups, leadership roles within a very large scale software program for the Missile Defense Agency, the Course Director for Cybersecurity at the US Air Force Academy, and research scientist in Machine Learning at Wright Laboratory.

**Tom Trowbridge**
President of Hedera, Tom has been advising and investing in technology companies since 1996, starting his career as an investment banker in the telecom group of Bear, Stearns & Co. Tom's depth and breadth of experience include leadership roles within the private equity firm Alta Communications, Goldman Sachs; and, Lombard Odier and Atticus Capital. Prior to joining Hedera, he started and ran the New York office for UK-based Odey Asset Management.