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Natasha Bansgopaul '10

VegaX Holdings
Co-Founder & COO
As the Co-Founder and COO of DarcMatter (DM), Konstellation, and VegaX Holdings, Natasha is an experienced fintech, marketing, strategy, and M&A professional with over 10+ years of demonstrated leadership through key strategic roles at Fortune100 companies. She is the founder of three fintech
companies and significantly increased the platform’s assets under management to over $7.0 Bn, with users from over 65+ countries

Natasha holds an MBA from The Pennsylvania State University, and has successfully led her companies
to secure numerous awards globally such as, “Startup of the Year,” NextMoney Global FinTech Finals, HFM Technology “Best FinTech Solution for Hedge Funds”, and “Best Blockchain Technology Provider” in the 2019 Wealth Management.com Industry Awards. Most recently, Natasha was selected as a 2021 White House Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF), a fellowship for leading technologists in the United States, where she is detailed to NIST (National Institute for Standards and Technology).

She has received notable recognition from various prestigious organizations and media publications, demonstrating the significant impact she is making within the financial technology industry as a female pioneer. Of note, she has been featured in FastCompany, Black Enterprise, Korea Times, Essence, and ThriveGlobal, in addition to being awarded the distinguished honor of “Female Executive of the Year” and “Female Entrepreneur of the Year” from The Stevies organization. In 2020, Natasha was recognized by her alma mater for the prestigious honor as The Pennsylvania State University’s 2020 Alumni Achievement Honoree, recognizing remarkable achievements from alumni 35 years and younger. She is also a distinguished international keynote speaker, having accepted invites to present at financial services, fintech, and blockchain conferences throughout Asia and the United States.

Natasha is currently focused on using her experience in fintech to build the next generation of investment strategies and indices with digital asset management firm, VegaX Holdings: The 'BlackRock' of Digital Assets. With a passion for learning, business development, diversity and inclusion, financial literacy, and technology, Natasha continues to pioneer the need for change in the financial services industry via fintech solutions.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, March 24

7:15pm EDT