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Empowering Your Next Startup with Web3 and AI Technology

Hosted by Block Dojo & Cait Pilkington
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About Event

In partnership with Lewis Silkin and in collaboration with the Association of Women in Crypto.

AI technology is all anyone is talking about right now, but have you heard about Web3 technology and how both could help you empower your next

Whether you’re a Web3 novice, a true DeGen, or a founder looking to build their network in the tech space, join our exclusive panel event to introduce you to blockchain technology and provide invaluable insight to how it can enhance your business ideas.

We’re welcoming 4 excellent panellists to explore blockchain use cases across sectors, what the future of blockchain looks like for investors and startup funding, as well as the accessibility of Web3 technology and how the evolving regulatory environment can support new business models.

Our Panellists!

Elise Soucie: Director of Global Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Global Digital Finance (GDF)

Elise Soucie serves as the Director of Global Policy and Regulatory Affairs at Global Digital Finance (GDF). Formerly an Associate Director at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), she led the Digital Assets and Data Strategy division, focusing on emerging regulations such as the Market in Crypto Assets (MiCA) legislation and the European Commission’s consultation on open finance and data sharing. Prior to AFME, Elise played a pivotal role at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), where she spearheaded the agency’s International Digital Assets strategy and led discussions on topics including DLT, consumer risks, CBDCs, and DeFi.

Elise was named ‘Next Generation Leader of the Year’ at the 2022 Women in Finance Awards UK.

Dumpling Bullish: Producer at Coin Bureau and Web3 Influencer

Dumpling is an educational influencer focused on web3 education and organic community building, since 2021, she has garnered 30,000 organic followers in both Chinese and international communities, and a loyal personal Telegram community of 1500+ members. She's an experienced Twitter Space host and respected speaker at prestigious events, spanning tech hubs in the UK and USA to landscapes in Switzerland and Sweden

Rita Riera Pastallé: Marketing Director at Neverless

Rita Riera is Marketing Director at Neverless, a crypto exchange founded by ex-Revolut executives set to change the way people invest. With a blend of innovation and strategic creativity her and her team are set to revolutionise how Web3 does marketing.

Rita brings a blend of creativity, innovation and strategy to the fintech world. Her background is highlighted by award-winning campaigns from her tenures at advertising agencies Ogilvy and R/GA London. Her diverse educational background in journalism, physics, and digital marketing has helped forge a unique approach to audience engagement. Beyond her professional expertise, Rita is dedicated to writing sitcoms, studying philosophy and even releasing a one-time hit pop song.

David Willbe: Partner, Head of Technology at Lewis Silkin

David Willbe leads the technology sector at Lewis Silkin, specialising in corporate finance with a multi-stage approach. He supports tech companies and their investors across various technologies, including SaaS, hardware, B2B FinTech, and B2B Consumer Tech. David advises on all corporate finance transactions, from seed and angel investments to IPOs, sales, and acquisitions, leveraging his extensive experience to guide companies, founders, investors, and financial institutions through each stage of their financial journeys.

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