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Jason Fernandes is an entrepreneur, blockchain speaker and crypto analyst. As a teenager Fernandes founded the internet portal ZeoCities.com, non-profit LDKids.org and wrote for CHIP Magazine. Later, while studying at the University of Texas, Austin, Fernandes co-invented the world’s first legal Internet-based DVR, RecordTV and was part of the founding team at PerceptiveI (a company that developed ECRM software for Fortune 500 clients).

In 2012, Fernandes was appointed monthly technology columnist for Indonesia’s GlobeAsia Magazine, and subsequently went on to found multiple award winning companies in the IOT/Blockchain space. He now leads TokenJay.TV, a blockchain/cryptocurrency focused media outlet. A TEDx Speaker and ICOBench expert, Fernandes also speaks regularly on the subject of Blockchain/Cryptocurrency and has served as advisor to various international blockchain firms, political parties and state governments.

In 2019, Fernandes was conferred with the Karmaveer Chakra, a United Nations global civilian award for his work promoting social and financial inclusion through blockchain technology. On behalf of AEToken and FUNL, he's received first-place awards at the Malta Blockchain Summit and the Seaside Startup Summit respectively. He’s also the recipient of the Startup@Singapore Award, the First National Technopreneurship competition Award (Singapore), Childnet International Award (UK) and the "Best Business Plan" award from Sybase at the Global Entrepreneurs Challenge at Stanford University, California. Fernandes has been featured in international outlets like the BBC, LA Times, Associated Press, MTV, Channel NewsAsia, Bloxlive.TV and national outlets like India Today, ZeeTV and the Times of India.

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