Nathan Chandra




Buttrfly is a blockchain marketplace for brands to scale influencer marketing campaigns.

The Buttrfly platform coordinates millions of influencer messages, aligns influencer and brand synergies, delivers superior matching, predictions, optimization, and provides automatic clearing with thousands of influencers.




RYSE is American Idol for Mobile. Our video messaging app puts emerging talent in front of major artists through opportunities to be discovered. Our platform levels the playing field to give up-and-comers the chance to show off their skills to their idols and to the world. Be the first to discover the next big thing, vote for your favorites and watch them RYSE UP.

RYSE was featured be the Apple App Store as "New Apps We Love"  In addition, the Apple App Store released an prestigious editorial article about RYSE that was featured under the today tab which garnered tens of thousands of downloads.




The Formula is an event series created by Nathan Chandra. The series highlights people that have followed their passion to success while having a positive impact on the world.




WeLink is a social data company that helps businesses drive value from location base social data monitoring. Using WeLink, organizations gather actionable intelligence from billions of social posts.




Nate Shines aka N8E has deep roots in music production, song writing and emceeing.  Starting off as a teenager Nate wrote and produced his first song at 15 years old.  His talents quickly accelerated his career in music and has song writing credits on albums that have sold 2+ million combined.  

You can hear Nate’s smooth emcee styles on albums Jon B’s “Cool Relax” (featuring 2Pac and Babyface), Galactic Soul (featuring Jazzy Jeff, Will.I.AM, and Cee Lo), and The Kajmere Sound Vol 1 (featuring Chokalote, DJ Tonk, and The Rebirth).  He has worked on music with the likes of Ali Shaheed Muhammad from Tribe Called Quest, Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas, Hi-Tek, and others.