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India Blockchain Tour


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15th July, 2023


3PM to 6:30PM

Venue: Gilly's 104, 65, Jyoti Nivas College Rd, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560095

What is IBT?

Network with the industry’s brightest minds in a city near you! The India Blockchain Tour (IBT) is a series of events dedicated to exploring the potential of blockchain technology in India, bringing crypto enthusiasts, experts, investors, and entrepreneurs together to discuss the latest developments and opportunities in the digital assets space.

There’s tremendous potential for growth in the blockchain industry, and with BitGet on board as the official sponsor, IBT is poised to be a game-changing event, fostering India’s Web3 communities, and accelerating the industry’s growth across the nation.

Why Choose Bengaluru

The Garden City of India. The Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore goes by many names, and is known for many things. Despite quite literally having the world’s worst traffic, this is a city that never stops moving.

Being home to one of crypto’s most celebrated projects, Polygon, Bangalore is at the heart of India’s blockchain buzz.

About bitget

We are thrilled to announce Bitget as the official title sponsor for the India Blockchain Tour! With 8 million+ users in over 100 countries, Bitget is world's largest crypto copy-trading exchange. Their commitment and efforts towards accelerating crypto's mass adoption with social trading aligns perfectly with our mission to encourage innovation in the crypto space. We can't wait to see what the future holds with Bitget by our side!

Meet The Speakers

Simran Alphonso

Public Relations and Communications Lead, Bitget

leads Public Relations at Bitget. She's a journalist turned into a PR specialist working on bridging the communication gaps of the crypto space.

Arpit Sharma

Managing Director, India, SE Asia & Middle East, NEAR Foundation

Arpit Sharma is an accomplished leader and Managing Director - India, South East Asia and Middle East at Near Foundation, a blockchain-based platform that enables the creation of secure and scalable decentralized applications (dApps) on the Near Protocol.

Sheej Koul

BD Leader, Near

Sheej Koul is a seasoned growth professional with experience of working with hyper scaling startups and advisory firms. She is a BD leader for India, South East Asia and Middle East at Near Foundation, a blockchain-based platform that enables the creation of secure and scalable decentralised applications (dApps) on the Near Protocol.

Omika Dubey

Graph Advocate, Graph Advocates DAO

Omika Dubey is a seasoned advisor specializing in fundraising and business development in the Web3 space. With a strong focus on blockchain, crypto, NFTs, and metaverse-based startups, she has helped numerous ventures achieve their funding goals and expand their global presence. Omika is a passionate advocate for The Graph Protocol, contributing her expertise to the advancement of this groundbreaking technology.

Rohit Waghela

Market Enablement Manager,

Rohit is a dynamic professional with expertise in software engineering and international marketing. With degrees from Champlain College and Hult International Business School. Rohit's experience includes leading the Adobe Account at The Grey Group, overseeing multiple successful campaigns. Currently, Rohit applies his expertise as the business lead at Braands, utilizing his technical knowledge and marketing acumen to drive the company's growth. He stays ahead of disruptive technologies like blockchain, enabling innovative solutions.

Arjun Venugopal

Cleartax, Lead Product Manager

Arjun Venugopal holds the position of Lead Product Manager at Cleartax, specializing in the domain of crypto products. He has been awarded double gold medals for his MBA from IIM Shillong, and also holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from NIT Surathkal. He manages a dedicated YouTube channel focused on crypto investing, where he imparts valuable insights and strategies to a wide-ranging audience. He has also published book on crypto investing, offering practical guidance and demystifying the intricate world of cryptocurrencies.

Anupam Varshney

Founder of Octaloop

Anupam Varshney is the founder of Octaloop, one of India’s most established Web3 marketing agencies. His crypto journey started when he bought Bitcoin from an anonymous Reddit user in 2013. After hosting a few meetups in Delhi, he started Octaloop to spread awareness of crypto in India, starting a small blockchain community in Delhi that has grown to tens of thousands of members over the years. He’s also the founder of Binamite, a platform that simplifies international payments using blockchain.


03:00 – 03:15pm IST

Event Commences

Registration & welcome note
03:15 – 03:45pm IST

Speaker session:

Simran Alphonso (Public Relations and Communications Lead, Bitget)
  • Q & A with Simran
  • Bitget Quiz
03:45 – 04:15pm IST

Speaker session:

Sheej Koul (BD Leader, Near)
  • Q & A with Sheej
  • NEAR Quiz
04:15 – 04:45pm IST

Speaker session:

Omika Dubey (Graph Advocate, Graph AdvocatesDAO)
  • Q & A with Omika
04:45 – 05:15pm IST

Speaker session:

Rohit Waghela (Market Enablement Manager,
  • Q & A with Rohit
  • Quiz
05:15 – 05:35pm IST

Speaker session:

Arjun Venugopal (Cleartax, Lead Product Manager)
  • Q & A with Arjun
05:35 – 05:55pm IST

Speaker session:

Anupam Varshney (Founder, Binamite)
  • Q & A with Anupam
05:55 – 06:15pm IST

Fireside chat

  • Conversation with Arpit Sharma (Managing Director, India, SE Asia & Middle East, NEAR Foundation) and Anupam Varshney (Founder, Binamite)
  • Q & A with Arpit and Anupam
06:15 – 06:30pm IST

Event Concludes

Networking and refreshments

Sponsors & Partners


Who Is It For?

Crypto Professionals/ Enthusiasts

  • Meet decision makers and project owners
  • Network with investors, marketers, influencers, etc.
  • Onboard developers and adopters
  • Learn about new advancements in the space


  • Onboard investors and top-notch advisors
  • Receive global coverage from top tech-bloggers, media houses and journalists
  • Find potential collaboration opportunities by engaging with world-class contractors
  • Be a part of the digital revolution


  • Meet founders, future-tech investors and get in-depth insights for investments
  • Explore investment opportunities in global future-tech companies
  • Exchange market views and investment ideas with peer


  • Leverage interesting 'Content' from the event to further the reach of your media presence
  • Meet global leaders who are making waves in their respective fields of expertise
  • Find supporters and thought leaders
  • Engage with government leaders and policymakers to understand the local regulatory landscape

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