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Cryptocurrency in Venezuela by Jill Carlson

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About this Event

The talk focuses on the work Jill Carlson and her team conducted in Venezuela regarding cryptocurrency use among every-day citizens.


  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM – Sign in

  • 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM – Talk by Jill Carlson

  • 7:15 PM – 7:30 PM – Q&A

  • 7:30 PM – 8:00 PM – Networking

About the speaker:

Jill is the co-founder of Open Money Initiative (, a non-profit research organization working to guarantee the right to a free and open financial system. She also co-hosts a podcast about cryptocurrency called What Grinds My Gears. She has advised startups including Algorand, O(1) Labs, and Risk Labs and has consulted for projects including 0x, dYdX, CoinList, Tezos, and the Electric Coin (Zcash) Company. In her former life, she was a bond trader on Wall Street and a classics enthusiast.

*In Partnership with General Assembly*

Earlier Event: May 9
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Later Event: May 10
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