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Michael Chobanian

President of the Blockchain Association of Ukraine

Founder of the first crowdsale-funded crypto-platform in Eastern Europe. Michael has more than 15 years of experience managing the telecommunications / Internet services market. Professionally studies Blockchain ecosystems since 2011.

In March 2014 he founded the “KUNA Bitcoin Agency” in Kyiv and the NGO “ Bitcoin Foundation Ukraine (BFU)”. Later in September, he opened the forth Bitcoin Embassy in the world and in December 2015 launched the first public cryptocurrency exchange market in Ukraine - Kuna.io.

In December 2017 became the President of the Blockchain Association of Ukraine and in January 2018 presented BlockchainHub.one on the Economic Forum in Davos. The Blockchain HUB was opened in Kyiv in March 2018. In February 2019 Kuna Bitcoin Agency got a new look and name – Kuna Family.

In February 28, 2020 was the technical launch of Cryptohrivna stablecoin. Founder of the social innovations development fund CryptoRous.

February 25, 2022 has launched Cryptocurrency fund (Aid for Ukraine) for charitable organizations in Ukraine with Ministry of Digitalization of Ukraine. Cryptobanking for the government and ministries.

EMBA graduate: London Business School, Hong Kong University, Columbia University; Bachelor of Economics: City, University of London.