YourStory’s The Metaverse Summit, India’s first Web 3.0 conference, launches today

On December 18, 2021, YourStory is launching a series of key initiatives to foster an enabling environment for BUIDLing a decentralised future powered by Web 3.0. Catch some of India’s leading Web 3.0 builders as they come together to discuss the future of innovation and India’s crypto story.
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Today (December 18, 2021) at 11 AM, YourStory is officially launching The Metaverse Summit, a platform for bringing the global blockchain and Web 3.0 ecosystem together to BUIDL a decentralised future and accelerate innovation in the building blocks of the Metaverse.

The Metaverse Summit is part of YourStory's brand new Blockchain Economy franchise - a series of key initiatives to foster an enabling environment for innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, and technologists building the decentralised networks that will power the next era of the digital economy.

"There are so many amazing, young builders in India excited about the opportunities this new Web 3.0 world brings for all. With The Metaverse Summit, The Decrypting Story and other initiatives in YourStory's Blockchain Economy franchise, we are showcasing, encouraging and celebrating all their voices as we build towards a decentralised future," said Shradha Sharma, Founder and CEO, YourStory.

Here's more on today's event:

Key sessions from the agenda:

Watch Ganesh Swami, CEO, Covalent; Kaavya Prasad, Co-Founder & COO, Lumos Labs; Illia Polosukhin, Co-Founder, NEAR Protocol and Ashish Anand, CEO & Co-Founder, Bru Finance in a panel discuss as they discuss the advancements in the building blocks of the Metaverse.

Then, join YourStory Founder and CEO Shradha Sharma in a live conversation with Sandeep Nailwal, Co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, Polygon, on the building of shared worlds and the Internet of Blockchains.

Ramani Ramachandran, CEO, Router Protocol, an expert on building cross-chain communications infra in Web 3.0, features in another exciting session planned for the day. He will explain the various infra layers required for the next wave of Web 3.0 innovations.

Also catch an insightful session on building world-class crypto products from India, with Neeraj Khandelwal, Co-Founder and CTO, CoinDCX, as we launch The Decrypting Story -  YourStory’s brand new digital multimedia property for featuring the best blockchain startups, innovative solutions and BUIDLers in the space. It will also have detailed insights, analyses and resources on India’s developing Web 3.0 ecosystem.

Attendees can then tune in to a roundtable discussion where Raghu Mohan, Co-founder & CEO, BuildersTribe will host Aniket Jindal, Co-founder, Biconomy; Pranav Sharma, Founding Partner, Woodstock Fund; Tarusha Mittal, Co-founder and CEO, UniFarm and Minal Thukral, Executive VP - Growth & Strategy, CoinDCX. These industry experts will debate on the way forward in India’s crypto story.

On December 18, 2021, YourStory will also reveal more details on some of its key initiatives under its new Blockchain Economy franchise, including Web 3.0 hackathons, startup/project cohorts, meetups, masterclasses, and more. So, don’t forget to tune in!

If you’d like to join us on December 18, 2021 for the launch event, or register for one or more of the other key initiatives under YourStory’s new Blockchain Economy franchise, visit the website or use this form.

YourStory’s BlockChain Economy franchise is centred on a mission to:

  • Enable discovery of the most promising innovators of Web 3.0 technology
  • Influence conversations and drive messaging to foster an enabling environment 
  • Build a community-driven ecosystem of key stakeholders to accelerate growth 
  • Serve as a central hub to identify talent and enable talent matching
  • Identify learning needs and enable focused learning on emerging technologies
  • Enable ecosystem partnerships to facilitate scale for partners
Edited by Ramarko Sengupta and Tenzin Pema

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