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A Generation of Watchers NFT collection is now available for attendees of FinTech Blk Fest 2021.

A Generation of Watchers is a collection of 9,000 unique and complex characters. The first set of characters/avatars are reserved for FinTech BLK Fest 2021 attendees, followed by an official public release.

Check out our exciting FinTech BLK Next, Podcast Series

A special limited edition series, hosted by Atul Prashar, where we pull back the curtain on the business, technology and culture that is being shaped and transformed by the FinTech industry. 

Each conversation is design to inspire you, motivate you or educate you.

Cuy Sheffield

VP and Head of Crypto, Visa

Trinidad Hermida

CEO, The Hermida Company

Gary Vaynerchuk

Chairman of VaynerX, CEO of VaynerMedia

Robert Greenfield

President + CEO,  Emerging Impact

Micah Johnson

Creator of Aku Dreams

Kai Turner

Co-Founder BLOCK::BLOCK, Founder MeebitsDAO, CryptoPunk

Cleve Mesidor

Head of Women of Color in Blockchain

Marques Colston

Executive Coach. Financial Advisor. New Orleans Saints, Hall of Fame

Natasha Bansgopaul

Co-Founder & COO VegaX Holdings

Eric Jacobs

Chief Innovation Officer, VaynerMedia

Elkanah Reed

Founder + CEO Content Economy + Workopoti

Hot Shot Swanson

Harlem Globetrotters

Ben Pagotto

Co-Founder RTFKT Studios

April Walker

Founder & CEO, Walker Wear

Jarman Hauser

Principal, Impact Computing, Amazon

Jim Jones

Founder of $CapoCoin, Entrepreneur

Anjali Kapoor

Founder, Alt Key Theory (AKT)

Forrest Colyer

Blockchain Solutions Architect, Amazon

Jean Feierfeil

Co-Founder at MetaGameHub DAO

Rahkim Sabree

Financial Empowerment Coach, Author, TED Speaker

Jimmy Smith

CEO & CCO, Amusement Park Entertainment

Tessa Leffall

Project Manager, VaynerNFT

Anthony Mays

Software Engineer, Google

Cavel Khan

Chief Revenue Officer, Tumblr

Jimmy McNelis

Founder, NFT42, Nameless,  Tokensmart

Dr. D'Wayne Edwards

Founder of PENSOLE Lewis College of Business & Design

Eboni Taylor

Blockchain Marketing, MetaGameHub DAO

Keith Major

Photo Director,

Shakir Ramsey

Global Director, Digital Growth, Adidas

Teddy Pahagbia

Founder of BLVCK PiXEL, Most Influential People in the Metaverse

Jeff Kaufmann

Founder of JUMP, a Tokenized Web3 Community

Dr. Talaya Waller

International Personal Branding Consultant & Adjunct Professor, Duke University.

Dayo Adeosun

Co-founder and Chief Community Officer, Glass (

Cassie Hinnen

CEO of ZapLife and ZapTheory

Chad Womack

Sr. Director, STEM Initiatives + HBCU Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship, UNCF

Daniel Dipiazza

Bestselling Author, Serial Entrepreneur & Martial Artist

Eric Halpern

Co-Founder, Members Only Digital Ecosystem (MODE)

Beny Ashburn

Co-Founder + CEO Crown & Hops Brewing Co.

Karim Webb


Atul Prashar

Founder, Sava360 Ventures

Isaac Hayes III

Founder and CEO of Fanbase 

Iris Nevins

Co-Founder, Umba Daima

Ian Brown

Co-Founder ACIB Management


Jamin Warren

Founder, Twofivesix


Animator and World Builder, POORSTUDIO   

Rob Richardson

Founder of Disruption Now Media

Traci Grant

Chief Correspondent, Ovis

Raymond Graham

Technical Director, Unity Technologies.

Marlon Evans

CEO, Nex Cubed

Linton Johnson

Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Ovis

Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D.

Digital Strategist / Creative / DEI Specialist

Teo Hunter

Co-Founder + COO Crown & Hops Brewing Co.

Black Violin

Wil Baptiste & Kev Marcus

Derrick Thomas

Serial Entrepreneur, Social Engineer and Corporate Athlete

Jamiel Sheikh

Founder & CEO of Chainhaus

Torch George

Harlem Globetrotter, Guard

Jessica Murrey

CEO & Co-Founder, W!cked Saints Studio

Brian Luciani

Head of Rise New York, created by Barclays

Daryl Spivey

Managing Partner, Egghead Entertainment

John Wolff

International Consultant &  Game Producer

Isiah Reese

CEO + Co-Founder, Blaze Fire Games

Tarek (Terk) Stevens

Owner/Terk Entertainment Group

Chris Russell

Partnerships Strategy at Rally

Floyd Pitts

ACBI Management

Special thanks to our partners!

fisk university

Official Education Host and Festival Partner

Fisk University has stood the test of time for more than 150 years. Fisk University is ranked #6 among historically black universities, according to U.S. News and World Report, and is the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk’s outstanding faculty and students continue to enhance the University’s international reputation for academic excellence. 

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Event Disclosure: FinTech BLK Fest is an educational conference. Its content is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be investment advice or as a substitute for consultation with financial professionals. 

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