Whether you're a VC searching for new investment opportunities in cutting-edge technology or a young woman who's considering entering the STEM fields, here is your invitation to help shape the future.
Introducing Nisa Amoils, an accomplished blockchain investor who will talk about her book
WTF Is Happening: Women Tech Founders on the Rise
In her book Nisa profiles a dozen female founders whose remarkable work will make a profound difference in the way we live tomorrow. This eye-opening volume provides a new appreciation of the extraordinary accomplishments being made in disruptive technology by female entrepreneurs who are building a new world.
Nisa will talk about these female pioneers making remarkable strides across a wide range of emerging tech fields--from robotics to virtual reality to drone technology and autonomous flight and how they are receiving only a small fraction of the available funding, an inequity that harms both innovator and investor alike.
Along with Nisa there will also be 2 of the featured tech founders… both from our own Women in Blockchain community, Tongtong Gong and
Cristina Dolan to briefly talk about their work and inspire others to join them on their path of impacting the future.
Book: WTF Is Happening: Women Tech Founders on the Rise
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Nisa Amoils has been an early stage investor for the past decade. Named one of Business Insider’s Women VC to watch and top 100 Women in Fintech, she is an investor in many Blockchain companies. She was previously with Scout Ventures in New York investing in frontier technologies. She is the author of the bestselling book “WTF is Happening? Women Tech Founders on the Rise” , which makes the business case for investing in women that are building with disruptive technologies such as Blockchain. She is a former securities lawyer and on the Boards of several institutions including Wharton Entrepreneurship and the Institute for Blockchain Innovation. She writes for Forbes and Blockchain Magazine and is a regular on CNBC, MSNBC, Fox, Cheddar and others. Prior to investing, she was an entrepreneur and spent many years in business development at companies like Time Warner and NBC Universal. She holds a business degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Tongtong Gong is Co-founder and COO at Amberdata, a Blockchain and Digital Asset Data company. Ms. Gong has an extensive background in building and managing distributed systems at scale for enterprises, and has led advanced development teams focusing on incubating new businesses for major software players. Her teams have successfully built high-performance computing platforms and marketing analytics software for both offline and digital markets.
Ms. Gong most recently was named CloudNow 2018 Top Women Entrepreneurs and has been featured in Forbes, TechCrunch, and Nasdaq.
Cristina Dolan is the founder and CEO of InsideChains, which works with organizations to digitally transform business models through blockchain ecosystems with economic layers that offer members greater visibility, richer data, cybersecurity, new business models and dynamic insurance products. She is a board advisor to Cytegic, a leader in cyber risk management solutions. Recently, she co-founded SmartMobi.co, a decentralized marketplace leveraging blockchain technology,
She is a recognized trailblazing authority and Internet pioneer, and is often invited to speak about the evolution of networked technologies and her success building products and companies.