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Orbis86 x GNUS.AI - The Future of Tech: OnTrend OnChain

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Embark on a tech-forward journey with Orbis86 at "Future of Tech: OnTrend OnChain," as a captivating event during Consensus by CoinDesk in Austin, Texas. Sponsored by GNUS.AI,, ALTA,, Somnia,, Unstoppable Domains, NGPU & Aavegotchi; Join us as we delve into the latest trends and opportunities alongside investors, enterprises, and founders.

Explore how pioneers spearhead innovation, bringing diverse perspectives and transformative ideas to the forefront of technology.

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to be part of the dialogue shaping the future of technology in Texas! Plus, enjoy hot snacks and soft drinks served during networking sessions.

🚀 PS: We will prioritize accepting those who are active in our Telegram group for the remaining open slots. Catch us on TG to get approved!


Welcome & Registrations

Step into an immersive experience at our event, where hosts, co-hosts, and sponsors extend a warm welcome to all participants. Be introduced to enlightening discussions, networking opportunities, and visionary insights into the tech landscape.


Sarika Batra, Executive Producer & Director, Meet the Drapers


Immerse yourself in captivating panel discussions, Fireside chat, and Lightning Talks spotlighting industry experts and visionary leaders.

Fireside chat with GNUS.AI X Graffiti

Kenneth Hurley, CEO & Cofounder, Genius Ventures
Peter 'Tony' Chiodo, CEO, Graffiti Entertainment

Game On, Chain On with BGA

Wayne Marcel, Head of Growth, FIO Protocol
Jason DeSimone, Partnership Lead NA/ EU,
Paul Thomas, Founder, Somnia
Devin Saxon, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Swirlds Labs
Soniya Ahuja, Founder & CEO, Orbis86
Dafu Gao, Partner,

Lightning Talk with

AJ Esmailzadeh, Founder,

Shaping Tomorrow: Enterprise Innovation OnChain

Alison Rooney, Global Capital Markets and Web 3 Partnerships and Alliances Lead, Google
Brandon Crenshaw, CBDO, ALTA Blockchain Laboratory
Sandy Carter, COO, Unstoppable Domains
Alain Garner, Co-Founder, NGPU
Vineet Budki, CEO & Managing Partner, Cypher Capital
Chris Joannou, VP of Ecosystem Growth, Draper University

Networking with F&B

Connect, Collaborate, and Catalyze! Don't miss the opportunity to engage with Web3 thought leaders and fellow enthusiasts during our event's networking session. Plus, enjoy refreshments as you forge valuable connections, exchange ideas, and become a vital part of the digital revolution.

​Title Sponsor

Genius Ventures, Inc was formed as a corporation that invests in ideas from geniuses. The first venture is in the cryptocurrency space with the launch of the GNUS A.I. Processing Crypto Token.

Genius (GNUS) tokens are at the heart of a unique and patented blockchain and software system.  The primary GNUS token is a multi-chain asset that can be used for decentralized GPU utilization. Also known as DePIN (Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks)

​The ERC-20 Token symbol on Ethereum/Polygon is GNUS, the BRC-20 Token symbol is BGNS, **Coming soon: Solana (SLP), Cardano Native Token, and more.

Venue Sponsor

FIO Protocol is powered by Layer 1 FIO Chain, built with many innovative features to help wallets hide the complexity of transactions across all blockchains, thereby serving as a usability layer for the entire blockchain ecosystem.

With FIO, you can claim your Web3 identity and replace all of your public wallet addresses with a single, secure, customizable handle (e.g., bob@wallet).

FIO enables users to make any transaction, on any chain, as easy as sending an email. By simplifying the complex process of sending and receiving crypto, FIO aims to make blockchain technology more user-friendly for everyone. FIO Protocol is widely adopted and backed by over 80 industry leaders.

Gold Sponsor

ALTA offers bespoke solutions that are tailored to help companies succeed in the complex and competitive blockchain space.

Their range of services includes mentorship, due diligence, effective marketing, outreach strategies, and connections to funds, investors, and launchpads.

Through their expertise and network of industry connections, they help companies scale their blockchain-based solutions and drive mass adoption of DLT technology.

Somnia is creating a virtual society with an L1 blockchain and a set of omnichain protocols designed to bring millions of users into an open and unified metaverse, allowing users to move seamlessly across experiences.

Somnia opens up endless possibilities for builders to create content that is portable and remix-able content by upgrading existing NFTs. offers a highly secure method for backing up and recovering seed phrases by converting them into a set of encrypted QR-codes called QR-Slices. Users select a set size and threshold, determining the number of QR-Slices needed for recovery. These slices can be printed or stored digitally and distributed to ensure security against hacks, loss, fire, and theft. Through its SDK, it easily integrates with various wallet apps. provides multiple pricing tiers, allowing users to choose their level of security and redundancy. This tool enhances crypto ownership by offering a safe, convenient, and flexible recovery solution. It holds many benefits over account abstraction social recovery.

Merch Sponsor

​Hedera is an open-source, leaderless proof-of-stake public ledger. Hedera’s robust ecosystem is built by a global community, on a network governed by a diverse council of industry-leading organizations, including abrdn, Avery Dennison, Boeing, Chainlink Labs, COFRA Holding, DBS Bank, Dell Technologies, Dentons, Deutsche Telekom, DLA Piper, EDF (Électricité de France), eftpos, FIS (WorldPay), Google, Hitachi, IBM, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), LG Electronics, The London School of Economics (LSE), Magalu, Nomura Holdings, ServiceNow, Shinhan Bank, Standard Bank Group, Swirlds, Tata Communications, Ubisoft, University College London (UCL), Wipro, and Zain Group.

Unstoppable Domains endeavours to establish user-owned digital identities worldwide through web3 domains, empowering individuals to control their data. These domains, imbued with unique capabilities, serve as the cornerstone of Web3 identity, facilitating seamless login, simplified payments, and complete website ownership.

Aavegotchi is a cutting-edge, community-owned NFT gaming protocol offering true asset ownership. Collect and enhance adorable on-chain ghosts called Aavegotch is with interest-generating "aTokens". Dive into Rarity Farming, explore the Gotchiverse, and compete for rewards! Governed by AavegotchiDAO, with GHST token powering eco-governance and exclusive benefits.


NGPU is a Web 3.0 platform that harnesses and clusters GPU resources for AI services. It uses distributed GPU computing power and a proprietary intelligent scheduler to enhance efficiency and stability, supporting enterprise-scale AI applications, particularly in inferencing.

​Orbis86 is a pioneering Utility-as-a-Service leader, revolutionizing Web3 innovation. Our distinct approach ensures that newcomers are engaged through avenues that align with their personal interests and preferences. We prioritize inclusivity by being chain agnostic, aiming to establish a unified cross-chain ecosystem that fosters seamless interaction and collaboration across diverse blockchain networks.

Throughout the calendar year, Orbis86 conducts various events in cities around the globe. These gatherings serve as platforms for individuals to learn, discuss, and immerse themselves in Web3 and AI topics, creating a community of like-minded individuals.

Additionally, the platform's strength is amplified by its extensive partner network. These partners, aligned with Orbis86's mission, focus on meaningful onboarding in Web3 and AI, together striving to provide users with a comprehensive understanding and practical insights into these emerging digital landscapes.

OnePiece Labs is the premier incubator that supports Web3 startups through a program that includes networking, mentorship, and access to resources. Their focus is on results-driven outcomes and the success of our portfolio companies. OnePiece Labs was founded by experienced Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and community leaders with the goal of building the next generation of Web3 unicorns.

OnePiece Ventures is an early-stage crypto fund focused on investing in the best founders in North America. They write the first check and have a dedicated team and resources to make them successful.

The Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA) is an organization committed to promoting blockchain technology within the gaming industry. The BGA aims to raise awareness among individuals and businesses about blockchain's transformative potential in gaming, with a focus on improving and disrupting existing business areas. By addressing barriers to innovation and fostering the creation of industry standards and best practices, the BGA accelerates adoption.

Through an open forum, the alliance facilitates collaboration and networking opportunities, encouraging the development of new ways to create, publish, play, and build strong communities around games.


Draper University offers transformational pro-business and entrepreneurship training through unconventional methods that reflect real-world scenarios and practical learning approaches. As a unique institution, it promotes entrepreneurship and the disruption of traditional education models.

Additionally, Draper University provides venture capital investment through Draper University Ventures and the broader Draper Ecosystem.

OffChain Global

​OffChain has emerged as a vibrant global networking community, weaving together blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts since its inception in 2017. It serves as an inclusive platform, embracing a diverse spectrum of individuals united by their shared passion for blockchain technology and digital currencies. From seasoned blockchain developers to astute crypto venture capitalists, from meticulous miners to adept quant traders, and even to those simply intrigued by the world of Bitcoin, OffChain extends its welcoming arms to all.

​At its core, OffChain fosters a culture of camaraderie and knowledge-sharing, offering a space where enthusiasts can converge, connect, and collaborate. With a commitment to inclusivity, OffChain transcends barriers, inviting participation from individuals across the globe, regardless of their background or expertise level.

The Coin Republic, birthed amidst the transformative wave of cryptocurrency, emerges as a guiding light in the digital revolution that has redefined the global financial panorama. In the genesis of virtual currencies, where the initial spark kindled a flame that now outshines even the most established monetary forms, The Coin Republic has evolved into a powerhouse within the domain of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and altcoin news.

CoinBrit News is a leading source in the UK and globally for cryptocurrency news, dedicated to providing its readers with the most accurate and up-to-date information. With a foundation built on transparency and honesty, the outlet is distinguished by its commitment to unbiased reporting and in-depth, fact-based articles. Boasting a team of experienced writers and researchers, CoinBrit ensures that every piece of content is not only informative but also reflective of the ever-evolving cryptocurrency landscape.

With an impressive user base of nearly 15 million, Voice of Crypto stands as a powerhouse in delivering cutting-edge news and content in the Web3, crypto, and blockchain domains. Established in 2021, VOC has quickly become a go-to source for crypto enthusiasts, unravelling the complexities of Web3, cryptographic technology, privacy, security, fintech, and more. | | | | | | | | Filecoin Foundation | | | Agroverse | Hotcoin Global

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