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Fireside Chat and Developer Deep Dive Hosted by Chainlink and Algorand

  • Galvanize - San Francisco 44 Tehama Street San Francisco, CA, 94105 United States (map)

Join us for a fireside chat with David Markley, Head of Business Solutions at Algorand and Daniel Kochis, Global Head of Business Development for Chainlink, as they discuss creating a truly “Borderless Economy”. This collaboration will explore how permissionless, decentralized systems can increase scalability, security, and trust. Their unique business perspectives allow for a discussion centered around integrating cutting edge blockchain technology such as connected smart contracts, decentralized oracles, and the development of atomic multi-party transfers, within enterprise-level businesses.


6:30 pm - Registration & Drinks!

7:00 pm - Fireside Chat with David Markley and Dan Kochis

8:00 pm - Networking w/food & drinks


Chainlink is a decentralized oracle network that enables smart contracts to securely access off-chain data feeds, web APIs, and traditional bank payments. Chainlink is consistently selected as one of the top blockchain technologies by leading independent research firms such as Gartner. It is well known for providing highly secure and reliable oracles to both large enterprises (SWIFT, Google, Oracle) and leading smart contract development teams (Web3 Foundation, OpenLaw, Zeppelin, MARKET Protocol, and more).


Founded by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, Algorand is an open-source software company building technical innovation for the borderless economy with a platform that delivers decentralization, scalability, and security. Algorand’s first-of-its-kind, permissionless, pure proof-of-stake protocol supports the scale, open participation, and transaction finality needed by users to build opportunity and fulfill the promise of blockchain technology. Learn more at


Dan Kochis - Chainlink

Dan has a long history of closing deals that help companies reach their next stage of growth globally. He was integral to Alibaba's first US acquisition, various worldwide strategic partnerships worth over $120MM in annual revenue, and corporate exits totaling over $4bn.

David Markley - Algorand

Founder turned Product Manager, David has held a number of leadership positions managing strategic initiatives and partnerships in a diverse set of industries including oil & gas, renewable energy, cybersecurity and now blockchain. David’s breadth of experience enables him to successfully help companies evaluate the potential business opportunities that blockchain technologies can unlock while building realistic plans to do so.

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SFBW x Squarelink Halloween Party