This two-day International conference which was hosted by an exclusive group of regional and international block-chain experts, start-ups, corporate, leading FSI executives, regulators, entrepreneurs, policymakers and academics held at the heart of India’s Fintech Capital in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on the respective dates 9th October – 10th October 2017. The motive was to bring the experts who have explored in block-chain technologies and discuss its applications, Pros, and Cons of adopting block-chain technologies and its impact on the economic factors of the industry in India. Fintech Valley Vizag is an initiative by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, hosted the event with support from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt. of India. The conference featured few more programs such as panel discussions covering National and International case-studies, tech-talks, fire-side chats and debates on block-chain potential in reshaping the global financial system. 40+ start-ups participated in this event and many got connected with prospective business partners in an exclusive innovation-focused conference space with access to tech facilities, interactive sessions, networking areas, breakouts and meeting space on the reservation. Start-ups with innovative ideas in block-chain competed in three different streams to win an opportunity for a paid pilot at the sponsoring enterprise and a seed grant of INR 5 lakhs from the state government. This was followed by a closed-door meeting for the experts from Fintech ecosystem, government officials and CXOs of the enterprise to discuss and share ideas on block-chain applications in key areas including cyber-security, regulatory, trade finance, and logistics.