Hilina Damte is passionate about technology entrepreneurship, fintech and blockchain. Currently, Hilina is leading Emerging Tech Partnerships at iceaddis, where she focuses on the transition of value from web2 to web3, nurturing fundamentally strong businesses in the tech ecosystem. Her expertise extends to advising companies on blockchain and business development strategies.
A partner at PayWay and leading Business Development at Atomic Agents, an AI startup, Hilina’s multifaceted career reflects her diverse skill set and deep understanding of the tech industry. Her mission to onboard the next billion users to web3 is central to her professional pursuits. Hilina’s innovative work in implementing blockchain technology in East Africa’s agricultural sector, which earned her recognition at the Binance Pitch Competition at the Africa Blockchain Conference, highlights her commitment to fintech and financial inclusion.