Nabyl Charania is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Rokk3r Inc., where he oversees the global execution of the company’s massive transformative purpose of ‘harnessing the global collective genius to cobuild companies that change the world’. Mr. Charania is Founding Partner and General Partner at Rokk3r Fuel ExO venture capital fund. He is a globally-seasoned serial entrepreneur who co-founded Rokk3r Labs, the world’s first ‘cobuilding’ platform to fund, launch and scale world-changing ideas. Previously, he has launched and grown several software ventures with successful exits, and developed and managed large-scale R&D and engineering teams. Read more.
“We’ve seen the world’s biggest brands, like VISA and IBM, secure blockchain infrastructures in India, and some of the world’s brightest entrepreneurs initiate blockchain projects in the country. An exodus doesn’t seem likely.”
-Nabyl Charania, Blockchain in India
“Their success, networks and deep understanding of Rokk3r’s pioneering and global vision means that we are further empowered to add greater value to the market and to our massive transformative purpose. I look forward to engaging Steve and Dean in strategic decision-making and execution around the key growth initiatives of Rokk3r.“
-Nabyl Charania, Rokk3r Inc. Launches Advisory Committee
“However, let me be abundantly clear: blockchain is by no means the elixir, nor is it the magic technology that will solve all of society’s woes. Yet, we are in the early days of blockchain innovation across the continent of Africa, with successful use cases replicated daily.”
-Nabyl Charania, Blockchain Innovation Empowers Civil Society
“I am excited to have David come on board as his track record and vision dovetail well to meet Rokk3r’s most exciting initiatives, which include transforming SMEs to exponential digital businesses, and democratizing access for entrepreneurs and investors.“
-Nabyl Charania, Arcana Founder David Zhu Joins Rokk3r
“This change represents one in a gamut of shifts we have been leading to signal Rokk3r’s arrival in the public markets. Our trading symbol is a first impression and first interaction for many. In concert with our global execution and vision, I am excited for what the trading symbol will aim to represent both internally and externally.“
-Nabyl Charania, Change in Trading Symbol to ROKK
“Our higher, aspirational purpose at Rokk3r is to harness the global collective genius to co-build companies that change the world. Having this singular aspiration was paramount to facing a majority of the hurdles. Being able to contextualize what we were trying to do, and why we were doing it, day-in and day-out, was so very important.”
-Nabyl Charania, Meet Nabyl Charania of Rokk3r
“Salim’s accomplishments and innovative breakthroughs have earned him a global network of today’s and tomorrow’s brightest minds and top decision makers. I look forward to Rokk3r Fuel ExO being the funding catalyst of the leading entrepreneurs and ideas from Salim’s network.“
-Nabyl Charania, Rokk3r Fuel Names General Partner
Venture Capital Investment
Transferring large sums of money to companies without any framework of evaluation is a sure fire way to lose a lot money very quickly. Real wealth creation is when you build tech companies early on and you understand how to build them. It’s not that ideas are bad or people are bad or that founders are scheming. It’s just that most people don’t understand that there’s a way to take an idea, validate it, build a team around it, put the right technology around it, and actually build a business.
Building Businesses in
the Digital Age
In less than 5 years, virtually the entire globe is expected to be connected online. What is truly inspiring about this is the number of new innovators and entrepreneurs that will be coming online worldwide to participate in the new global economy. The Internet is democratizing information, giving people access to more information than ever before, and allowing people across the world to collaborate, adding to the pace of change. This is a time when entrepreneurs will not wait for governments, they will not wait for the private sector, and they will not wait for the customer.
Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, and drones. These are just some examples of what are called, ‘exponential technologies’. They have developed out of realities that include technology become very powerful over short period of time and continuing to increase its capacity, and accessibility due to low cost barriers. These exponential technologies have propelled each industry and our day-to-day into the digital age, completely changing the way we perceive business and life. What is most exciting about the digital age, is the intersection of these exponential technologies and the resulting orthogonal impacts.