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Samriddhi Malhotra

Samriddhi Malhotra founded and ran an HR tech startup, Kickstart Jobs, in Delhi, India — an app and mobile web-based platform connecting blue-collar workers to jobs. The app was designed to cater to India 2 — a target market of 500 million+ users that remains relatively untapped. Currently, Malhotra works as a marketing consultant for several Indian startups that work with cutting-edge technologies including AI, ML, and blockchain.

March 2020

IRS crypto summit airs many questions

Specific identification, hard forks and mainstream use: U.S. crypto investors are scrambling to figure out how new guidelines will affect their tax returns.

February 2020

What does the future hold for blockchain in India?

Blockchain has had an interesting, albeit slightly paradoxical journey in India. On one hand, the technology itself has seen great support from the startup ecosystem as well as the Government. On the other hand, cryptocurrencies have faced huge regulatory hurdles in India, such as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issuing a directive to ring-fence regulated entities like banks from the risk of trading virtual assets.

December 2019

India vs. the people: The battle over cryptocurrency ownership continues

Public support in India is strong for cryptocurrency ownership. But regulators’ blanket ban may lead to a gray market, increasing the chances of fraud.