Blockchain Entrepreneur | CEO, Auxesis Group
Akash is a blockchain entrepreneur. He took in charge of India’s first blockchain company, Auxesis Group during his undergraduate studies at IIT Bombay. Auxesis today is counted among The Top 100 Most Influential Blockchain Company in the World. Akash also founded Blockchain Lab, India and Auxledger Foundation. He is in advisory board of hot Blockchain startup Cashaa, a zero fee money remittance company and VEDA, an enterprise decentralised apps network. He is also a mentor to Entrepreneurship Club of MISB Bocconi.
Before founding Auxesis, Akash was the manager of The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay which is India’s largest entrepreneurship promoting club. As a manager, he led a team of 120 volunteers to organise global level entrepreneurship programs and summits. He was also a core group member of Innovation Cell, IIT Bombay where the team successfully proposed a new model for India’s first self-driving car.
The blockchain is a new technology that holds tremendous potential to bring the 4th industrial revolution. Under his supervision, Auxesis did set-up a Blockchain Lab in India with a dedicated team of entrepreneurs and researchers. They work together on the innovation of blockchain to get solutions of different problems faced by the masses in the developing countries like India. Auxledger Foundation is setted up with a vision of "Blockchain for Digital India". This publicly available Blockchain infrastructure is aiming to act as a value chain for Indian economy enabling trust, transparency and efficiency in various business processes.
Being a blockchain evangelist, Akash continuously aims for Indian students and entrepreneurs to be well aware of this technology so that they can grab the opportunities coming along with it. To enable this, he regularly visits top institutes in the country and train audience to understand and work with this technology. He is also actively engaged in attending speaking sessions and panel discussions in different business conferences and summits to help global executives unlock blockchain possibilities.