Just like how the advent of the internet created ripples across the world in the 1990s and led to a digital boom, India and the world are now at the cusp of another digital revolution with the arrival of blockchain technology.
With industries across sectors now rapidly adopting blockchain to drive efficiency and growth, the future is increasingly looking to be decentralised, community-driven, and built on Web 3.0.
Looking at the potential of blockchain technology, YourStory is launching The Metaverse Summit — a flagship event and 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.
YourStory‘s The Metaverse Summit will showcase the new wave of Web 3.0 innovations powered by blockchain technology, and spotlight the companies and innovators leading the Metaverse revolution — a Web 3.0-enabled virtual universe that combines virtual spaces and multiple aspects of digital technologies, such as cryptocurrencies, virtual reality, to allow global users to meet, chat, work, and play games.
Join us at the virtual launch event of The Metaverse Summit on December 18, and hear out the likes of Sandeep Nailwal, Co-founder and COO, Polygon; Aniket Jindal, Co-founder, Biconomy; Pranav Sharma, Founding Partner, Woodstock Fund; Tarusha Mittal, Co-founder and CEO, UniFarm as they delve deep into the way forward towards building the Metaverse.
Register for the launch event here.
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News & Updates
- Edtech software as a service (SaaS) platform Teachmint has entered 25 Southeast and West Asian countries, Mihir Gupta, Co-founder and CEO of the firm, told YourStory in an interaction.
- Google said it is deferring the deadline for developers in India to integrate with its Play billing system from March 2022 to October next year.
- Pseudonymous social network platform Zorro has raised $3.2 million in a seed funding round led by 16 unicorn and soonicorn founders such as Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder and CEO, Paytm and Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO Rooms.
Before you go, stay inspired with…
Vinay Singh, Co-founder and Partner, Fireside Ventures
“Investors are excited about the real step jump in digital adoption, and especially on the varied categories of shoppers that are unfolding.”
— Vinay Singh, Co-founder and Partner, Fireside Ventures