Rostyslav Futalo is a co-founder and CEO of BHander, a CV VC investee start-up that enables everyone to use crypto easier than cash. He brings solid banking and engineering background to the blockchain space: 20+ year experience in banking and finance was gained at top positions with leading financial institutions in Europe, Ukraine, Russia and India at Raiffeisen Banking Group and SREI Infrastructure Finance. Rostyslav holds a Master degree in Engineering from Lviv Polytechnic, Magna Cum Laude; he also studied Business Administration and Finance at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) as an Edmund S. Muskie Program Fellow. Rostyslav is one of the European Commission’s experts for Horizon 2020 – Disruptive Innovation Program. He has also been running his own structured finance and fintech advisory business in CEE for over 10 years.