Highlights and summary from Token Summit III, organized by William Mougayar and Nick Tomaino, the 3rd event in the Token Summit series exploring the Token-Based Economy. Also a few bonus pictures from NY Blockchain Week.
Some content from Jimmy Song's Programming Blockchain Interactive 2-day Seminar. Bitcoin, Finite Fields, Elliptic Curve Cryptography, oh my! In Python so it's hands on live coding, not a theoretical lecture.
Thinking about building a blockchain project? What are the top areas of concern to ensure a successful ICO? Learn from founders and investors, lawyers, engineers, and marketing experts.
The MIT Applied Blockchain Series kicks off Thursday, January 11th at the Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco (use code BRASSRAT for a discount), and a recap from the first MIT Blockchain event featuring Juan Benet (Filecoin), Grant Fondo (Goodwin Procter), Brad Garlinghouse (Ripple), and Joey Krug (Pantera).
Highlights and summary from the afternoon of Token Summit II, organized by William Mougayar and Nick Tomaino, the 2nd event in the Token Summit series exploring the Token-Based Economy.
Slides and pictures from my recent talk about the basics of smart contracts and insurance industry examples at the SVIA (Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator) Blockchain Bootcamp.
DevCon3, the largest Ethereum developer conference of the year, was held in Cancun, Mexico from November 1-4, 2017. The sold out conference had over 2.5x the number of people as DevCon2, and featured many prominent individuals in the Ethereum ecosystem.
From the Ethereal Summit in San Francisco, held at the Terra Gallery on Friday, October 27, 2017. Ethereal is a culture-focused blockchain event that brings innovators in the fields of governance, impact, sustainability, community-building, arts, and media together with experts in exponential technologies.
On Friday, October 20th 2017, The Information held their San Francisco Subscriber Summit at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center. Here we provide blockchain highlights from the event - with speakers Amanda Gutterman (CMO of ConsenSys) and Patrick Collison (CEO of Stripe), and lunch panelists Ken Koyanagi (Editor-At-Large, Nikkei Asian Review) and Juro Osawa (Reporter, The Information) discussing fintech in Asia.
Blockchain and Crypto 101 for those totally new to the space and not sure where to start. I'm presenting this at the Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Meetup at WeWork SF Oct 23- ping me if you want an invite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockchain-cryptocurrency-meet-up-tickets-38668740243)
With all the speculation about how the SEC will treat ICOs and tokens, here is the take from a few lawyers. **Everything here is paraphrased. Additionally, it should not be taken as legal advice.**
Finnish startup MONI has developed a prepaid debit card that circumvents the need for a bank account or identity papers. The card is linked to a unique digital identity stored on a blockchain — the same technology that underpins Bitcoin and other digital currencies.
Two years ago, MONI partnered with the Finnish government to provide refugees with their monthly allowance, which until then had been paid in cash.
Nick Johnson's clear and succinct explanation for why he thinks Iota is alarming...good to know since I was recently considering buying some
“We are interested in how companies like Y Combinator can use the blockchain to democratize access to investing,” said Sam Altman, who leads the accelerator, onstage at Disrupt yesterday. “We should try to figure that out.”
ICO (initial coin offering) mania has gripped many a crypto investor. A typical ICO will have as many as 5,000 - 10,000 participants.
At the recent True Global Ventures Disruption in Financial Services San Francisco event, a group of blockchain entrepreneurs and legal experts discussed the value and regulatory environment for ICOs, or token generating events.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. boss Jamie Dimon just leveled one of the harshest criticisms about bitcoin and the broader digital-currency sector to date.
Dimon also said he would fire any trader trading bitcoin for being “stupid.”
Blockchain data storage network Filecoin has officially completed its initial coin offering (ICO), raising more than $257 million over a month of activity.
Meant to be introductory level but provide a slightly higher level of detail than a typical intro.