29 Mar Derivatives on Blockchain : What’s Next?

Dear Alumni,
INSEAD and Northwestern alumni are invited to an evening conference in Basel to discuss using blockchain in financial markets and other industries.

Derivatives on Blockchain : What’s Next?
March 29, 2019
Join us to learn about blockchain’s potential to decentralize infrastructure, verification, and economic roles in the derivatives market, and how to apply the basic principles and approach to any industry. The event features a case study by Vaibhav Kadikar, MBA’11J, CEO of Close Cross, the UK-based Fintech startup developing a blockchain based peer-to-peer derivatives trading platform. The number of places is limited, so we suggest you book early!


Vaibhav Kadikar, CEO Close Cross Ltd.
Vaibhav is a senior executive, entrepreneur, innovator, convergence theorist, digitalization and Blockchain leader. Prior to his current role, Vaibhav held business and corporate development positions at Syngenta, Oerlikon, and  Unisys. In 2011, he created and patented an algorithm used to capture the “Knowledge Value of Time” in financial trading (USPTO 2011).

Key Facts

When: Wednesday March 29, 2019 18:30
Where: Restaurant Safran Zunft, Gerberstrasse 11, 4001 Basel 
Tickets: CHF 50 INSEAD Swiss NAA & Northwestern Alumni Association Members / CHF 75 Alumni Non-members and Guests
Registration: XING events https://www.xing-events.com/BLCKCHN19

18:30 Welcome & Registration
19:00 Speakers Presentation, Q+A
20:15 Apéro Riche

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Marc Galin MBA’99J, Basel Chapter President

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