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Bettina Warburg

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Bettina Warburg is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Warburg Serres Investments, an early stage venture capital fund focused on the decentralization of Trade and Blockchain Technology. She is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Animal Ventures, an investment advisory firm that builds and invests in tech startups, educates executives, and designs new ways for Fortune 500 companies to commercialize and leverage emergent technologies. She is one of the first speakers at TED to unpack the topic of blockchain, and her talk, “How the Blockchain will radically transform the economy,” has been seen by over 5 million people,making it the most viewed TED talk on the topic of Blockchain to date. Bettina’s collaboration with Wired Magazine to help explain blockchain at 5 levels of difficulty has also been seen by over 2 Million people. Bettina is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Information in Austin, co-author of Asset Chains:The Cognitive, Friction-free, and Blockchain enabled Future of Supply Chains, and was previously the executive producer of a show called Tech on Politics.

Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2019 Fall INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Blockchain and the Decentralized Economy
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