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Tuesday, March 19 • 11:05am - 11:35am
Does the world really need high throughput private and public blockchains?

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Speed and security are at the heart of concerns about the scalability of blockchain into enterprise. Bitcoin can process 7 transactions per second (tps), while major card networks can handle 20,000. But developments from XRP have pushed their tps above 1500.

Join this panel to see if the new breed of blockchains are ready to be relied on for financial transactions, whether they will ever reach parity with card networks and, most importantly, if they even need to.


Moderators
avatar for Dovey  Wan

Dovey  Wan

Co-Founder, Primitive Ventures
Dovey is Founding Partner of Primitive Ventures, a full-stack crypto assets investment holding company with global presence in San Francisco, Boston, and Singapore. Prior to that, she was Managing Director of DHVC (Danhua Capital), where she led investments into Limebike, MoneyLion... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Max Kantelia

Max Kantelia

Chief Evangelist & Co-Founder, Zilliqa
Max Kantelia is a serial entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience of building technology product and services companies in Europe, the US and Asia for the financial services industry.  He was selected by EY as one of Asia’s Top 100 FinTech contributors in 2016.Based in Singapore... Read More →
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Jeff McDonald

Co-Founder, NEM Foundation
Jeff McDonald is the Co-founder of the NEM Foundation and has been working as a Core Team member on the NEM blockchain project since 2014. He worked from 2008 until 2017 as an assistant professor at Keimyung University in South Korea teaching communications classes. Before that he... Read More →
avatar for Asheesh Birla

Asheesh Birla

SVP of Product, Ripple
Asheesh is the SVP of Product at Ripple, which he first joined in 2013 to lead the development of their product suite. Asheesh is an industry expert on blockchain and is a frequent contributor, speaker, and advisor on blockchain and cryptocurrency. Asheesh started his career as an... Read More →


Tuesday March 19, 2019 11:05am - 11:35am
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