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From Idea to Reality: Entering the World of Web3 | (with Jaynti Kanani, Co-Founder of Polygon) | Web3

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What is real story behind building a global blockchain platform?

In this episode, we speak with the Co-Founder of Polygon Jaynti Kanani, and hear the untold story of how he built one of the biggest blockchain platform, and discussed the iPhone moment of Web3! 🚀

Join us for an insightful conversation on how he overcame challenges to bring his dreams and goals to life!

00:10 JD’s background
17:30 Getting into the world of software engineers
28:09 Meeting with the rest of the crew of Polygon
38:14 The structure of a successful blockchain company
42:22 Best piece of advice to give yourself

Episode Guest

Jaynti Kanani

Co-Founder of Polygon

Jaynti Kanani is the cofounder of Polygon (formerly Matic Network), the first made-in-India cryptocurrency unicorn. Polygon ranks among the top 20 biggest cryptos globally and has become a massive hit in India. Jaynti is an entrepreneur with a focus on product, users, market, design and marketing. An experienced technologist and investor with a knack for investing into early age blockchain companies. His hands-on approach to blockchain has roots in his own experience as a technologist. He has led the (scaling) research in blockchain space, helping blockchain startups build better products and has made effective contributions to Web3, Plasma, and Wallet-Connect.

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Podcast hosts

Ronit Ghose

Ronit Ghose is the lead author of Citi’s GPS Bank of the Future and FinTech report series – the first edition has had more than 250,000 downloads making it the most read report ever published by Citi, and one of the most read FinTech reports ever published. Since joining Citi in 1997, Ronit has covered banks in the Americas, Asia and EMEA. He is the Global Head of Future of Finance in Citi Research. He is also an Advisory Board Member at the Centre for Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Ronit previously worked at the British Bankers’ Association and as a research assistant in Parliament. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford, a postgraduate diploma from the University of London and is a CFA charter holder.

Gaurav Dhar

Gaurav Dhar is the CEO of the Payments Solution Provider Marshal in Dubai. Gaurav has been working at Marshal for over 19 years now He strives to continually be on the frontier of building FinTech ecosystems and solutions. His personal time is spent on working with and investing directly in innovators, with a view to the future of Fintech both locally and globally via his cache of relationships which include VCs, incubators, accelerators, and start-ups and Angel Syndicates. In his position as a board member of the MENA FinTech Association and several advisory positions to international family offices, start-ups, and funds, he looks to grow the relationships within the FinTech and start-up ecosystem to contribute towards the education of budding disruptors and eventually the growth of economies and the job market where possible in the MEA Region and abroad.

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Fintech & Web3 Founders Podcasts

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