Chris Maurice

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Chris is the Co-founder and CEO of Yellow Card, a fintech start-up focused on financial inclusion through cryptocurrency in Africa.

Founded in 2018, Yellow Card is now the largest and only licensed cryptocurrency exchange on the African continent with a presence in 16 countries.

Chris’s entrepreneurial ventures started in high school, paying his way through college selling Pokemon cards online and ghostwriting for over 200 publications. He started his fall down the crypto rabbit hole in 2013, which led him to sell Bitcoin out of a network of Taco Bells before starting Yellow Card.

Chris graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. In his free time, he volunteers at a summer camp for mentally handicapped children and adults in Alabama. He also holds a Black Belt in Taekwondo and has been named an Eagle Scout.

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