Tavonia Evans


Tavonia Evans is a 47 year old native of New York and “mompreneur” with a 20+ year background in technology. She is a 4x Founder, Engineer, Designer, Data Scientist, and she founded ( and developed ) the decentralized cryptocurrency Guapcoin.

Tavonia’s vision is to use Guapcoin for the economic empowerment of black people and especially black-owned businesses. Not new to the world of startups, Tavonia made the transition into the world of Blockchain in 2016 as a result of identifying Cryptocurrency as a tool that could stimulate economic growth and financial freedom within the Black community.

She is one of the first Black women heralded as being the founder and lead engineer in developing a coin with such a mission within the Black community. She was featured in Glamour Magazine’s May 2018 “Women in Crypto”, CNN, Complex TV, CNBC, Marie Claire, Blavity, Ozy – as well as other media publications for her work in the space. Since 2017, she has been an expert global voice for blockchain, and has spoken on diversity and the impact of blockchain technology in a variety of forums. She has made it her mission to educate both minorities & women on the potential of cryptocurrency to liberate the masses from poverty while providing greater access to funding.

Tavonia speaking at BLOCKCHAIN & BOOZE

Tuesday, 21st July 2020

Crypto Blockchain Plug Take Over - RE-UP 2020

On this week's Blockchain & Booze, we have Crypto Blockchain Plug's very own Najah Roberts taking over the session as she bids farewell to the past 6 months of 2020 and says hello to a prosperous half of the “New Year.”

Our Panelists:

Najah Roberts - Chief Visionary Officer

Tavonia Evans, Founder of GuapCoin (Recycle Black Dollars)

Antonio Brasse - CEO - Blockquake Exchange

Dr. Kecia Waddell and Cheree Warrick - Black Blockchain Consultants

Alon Goren - Founding Partner at Draper Goren Holm.

Speakers discuss how they have had to adjust their business strategies to stay afloat and what they think will be the next cutting edge technology in the blockchain space post-Covid, to propel us into the next phase of success. Additionally, speakers will give advice to listeners on how to “REup 2020” based on their technology predictions.

Tavonia Evans

Founder - GuapCoin

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