The Humanitarian Space and Business Opportunity of Blockchain

Ashish Gadnis


It is not often that the world is blessed with a humanitarian, innovator and technologist wrapped in one. It is even rarer when that individual uses their talents and skills for the benefit of others before themselves. Ashish Gadnis has a deep appreciation for helping those most in need, and lives by a mantra of doing good for others. Leadership is needed to bring respect and dignity to the huge numbers around the world who feel unidentified and lost – this is the mission of Ashish, and his passion and vision in creating BanQu.

BanQu is a software technology company aiming to connect refugees, the displaced and the world’s poorest to the global economy through a secure, portable digital identity that maintains transaction history through a proprietary blockchain-based platform. It is a truly inspirational move from one who himself has come from deep poverty and humble beginnings to fight to improve his station and find success. As his work continues to expand, harnessing a passion to exceed, excel and globalise himself, Ashish doesn’t forget where he came from or helping all those who remain in need.

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