Intro to Crypto

Date & Time

March 26, 2022, 5 p.m. - March 26, 2022, 7 p.m.


Online, Google Meet

Issue Area


Crypto currency has been a buzzword for various reasons. The Government of India is making Crypto currency official in India which can open a lot of new doors and opportunities and can certainly be used for social good.

There is a lot of curiosity around cryptocurrency origin, cryptocurrency pros and cons, which cryptocurrency is best, what are the opportunities for crypto job etc. To enlighten us all about this technology in detail especially for social good, we at HackForChange along with our expert speaker Sridhar Gopalakrishnan, are organizing a webinar.

This webinar will cover the basic principles of blockchain, minting, mining and cryptocurrency. He will discuss the crypto ecosystem and use cases based on blockchain technology. He will also talk about how some of these use cases can be implemented to effect social change.


In this two hour session you will learn:

    5:00 PM - Introduction to HackForChange and about our speaker

    5:15 PM - Genesis: How did it start? And why?

    5:45 PM - Technology: Basics of blockchain, mining and minting.

    6:00 PM - Ecosystem: What is happening in the blockchain world now?

    6:15 PM - Use cases: Imagining the future with blockchain.

    6:45 PM - Q&A Session

About the speaker

Sridhar Gopalakrishnan is a technology strategist and entrepreneur, with over 22 years of experience building technology products. He is an active investor in blockchain startups and serves as an advisor to the startup ecosystem. 

Sridhar is an alumnus of IIT-M and XLRI Jamshedpur. He holds multiple patents in data modeling, search and automation. He is keen about using technology to bring social change.

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