With the rise of Web 3.0, privacy and data control is becoming increasingly more valuable. A decentralised network which can store, utilise and compute sensitive information without ever holding the underlying data is what the industry needs. Learn about Nillion, an unhackable decentralised network, from our speakers!
Stories (from failures to success and everything in between), experiences and thoughts from a
range of speakers to capture the imagination of aspiring entrepreneurs, provide a variety of
food for thought, and help broaden and enrich their outlook on what entrepreneurship can
The Cambridge Blockchain Society is organising a panel discussion with Dr. Thibault Schrepel, Dr. Okeoghene Odudu, and Dr. Ann Sofie Cloots. The title of the event is "Blockchain + Antitrust", which is also the title of Dr Thibault Schrepel's new book. Click here to register.
A lot has changed for Bitcoin since the last meetup:
- Lightning network adoption
- El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender
- Microstrategy and corporate FOMO began
- EFT's on the verge of acceptance
- Taproot lock-in
Lets meet up and discuss the crypto space and what has changed in our digital world. This is an informal event, everyone is welcome. It's a great space to learn and ask questions.
In the seventh session of the Filecoin Educate section of the Filecoin Club, students and hackers will get an introduction to NFTs, and how IPFS + Filecoin are essential to the NFT economy!
This week we will be having an amazing event involving blockchain, insurance and fintech. The
speaker, Hugh Karp, is the founder of Nexus Mutual, which offers a decentralised alternative to
The event is in partnership with Harvard Law School Blockchain and Fintech Initiative, Global Fintech Network and The Legal Chain, so it is also a great chance to meet people around the world!
A talk by Dr. Igor Halperin, AI Research Associate at Fidelity Investments, entitled, "Towards Non-Perturbative Models of Market Dynamics"
Blockchain + Zero-Knowledge Proofs!
Join us next Wednesday to learn about exciting projects building privacy and zero-knowledge proofs into Cosmos. A fantastic opportunity for networking and conversations with fellow privacy engineers and enthusiasts in the Cosmos community.
Let's explore main investment trends in the blockchain space with Eterna Capital!
Join us this Thursday (10 Dec 2020 3pm GMT) for a presentation on venture capital investing in blockchain startups. Andrea Bonaceto, CEO at Eterna Capital, will tell us his story in blockchain investment, as well as Algorand's technology and business use-cases, and Algorand Europe Accelerator programme!
we will hold a BIG roundtable discussion together with Cambridge Bitcoin Meetup! The topic is absolutely interesting --- We will explore Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) with a world-class panel of experts from the International Monetary Fund, Bank of International Settlement, Cypherium and Sino Capital.
Join our society along with BGTA and XChain to explore the Blockchain ecosystems of both the UK and China. The society is looking for interesting startups to pitch during the event.
In our first event of the year we will try to see where this confusion stems
from and what can be done about it. We have an extremely over-qualified selection
of speakers for this panel:
1. Prof. Louise Gullifer, Law faculty
2. Dr. Andrei Kirilenko, Judge Business School
3. Ben Kingsley, Slaughter & May.
4. Sameer Ismail, Uphold Inc.
Have a research or early stage business idea related to blockchain or other types of
The Cambridge Blockchain Prize ( CBPrize ) is a 4-month competition aimed at supporting early stage ventures and research at the University of Cambridge leveraging decentralised technologies to solve real world problems.
Jon Bradford , Cofounder, Cambridge Blockchain Hub & Partner, Dynamo Ventures
David Fletcher , Partner & Oliver Watkins , Head of Business Development, Farrer & Co ,
Hassan Khan , CEO, Todaq
As candidates are preparing for the Blockchain Competition to build a real-business project, CBS welcomes StakeZero Ventures to talk more about our competition as well as offer invaluable hints. It is the chance for you to develop your idea and absorb more fresh knowledge on blockchain projects.
- Welcome, recap of how competition works
- What comes next
- Co-founder speed dating
- Tips on how to do well
Join us for an informal talk with our amazing speakers, Jacek Czarnecki (Global legal counsel at Maker) and Emily Bradley (professional support lawyer at Slaughter & May), on the legal challenges facing entrepreneurs and firms active in cryptocurrency and blockchain, the UK and EU regulatory framework to decentralised finance (DeFi), use cases, future outlook and what it means to be a DeFi lawyer.
Organised by our sponsor, StakeZero ventures, the Future of Blockchain Competition is an
that encourages students of all levels and disciplines to build either your own idea, a
startup you've been
working on, or
Prizes include 24 x £2,000 bounties, £20,000 top prize, £10,000 2nd prize, £5,000 3rd prizes and >£50k seed investment for viable projects that want to go full time. More info about the competition at https://www.futureofblockchain.co.uk/.
State of the Blockchain World: Permissioned and Public -
Keith Bear, Research Fellow, Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance: Permissioned Blockchains
Moderated Panel Session - Beyond the Hype, including :
Hazem Danny Al-Nakib, Dr Ann Sofie Cloots & Oliver Johnston-Watt
Stay on after for pizza and drinks.
Future of Blockchain is a 3 month competition to build a project with blockchain. You can either
enter/build a startup or answer a technical challenge. Be rewarded with over £100k worth of
prizes and potentially receive investment for your idea.
This event included:
- Talks from our partners: Algorand, Tezos, Near Protocol and Zilliqa.
- Information about the competition
- Q/A with the partners about their companies and challenges
- Free Pizza and beer
Join us for the finale of the Future of Blockchain competition and demo day for KCL's MSc
Developer Cryptocurrency Class (which has been kindly supported and promoted by Work on
Blockchain) Meet exciting, earliest stage projects from Oxford, Cambridge and London working on
blockchain. Network with leading blockchain companies, investors and academics.
7pm-7.30pm: Cryptocurrency class Presentation
7.30pm-8.45pm: Future of Blockchain Finale Presentations
8.45pm-10pm: Drinks Reception
TokenMarket x LEASEUM Partners
According to a recent Forbes article: 2017 was the year of the utility token, 2018 was the year of realizing the mistake of the utility token, and 2019 will be the year of tokenized securities. This event is a great opportunity to learn about Security Tokens: the third Blockchain revolution.
Ryan Hanley, Managing Director of TokenMarket Technologies
Julianne Sloane, Leaseum Partners
We are delighted to host three distinguished guests to give an overview of the state of
and what we can expect moving forward. Join us, have your questions answered by one of
enterprise blockchain firms, and enjoy pizza and drinks sponsored by the Cambridge
Richard Brown, CTO, R3
Ben Wyeth, Distinguished Engineer, Chorum Group
Brian Nolan, Founder, Finteum
BITMEET x Cambridge Blockchain Society.
2018 was an eventful year of spectacular booms and busts in the blockchain space. Where will blockchain go from here, what real impact may we see, or is it all fluff? Join us for an evening with our panel of experts to find out!
Magdalena Golebiewska, Country Manager, Luno
Will Harbourne, Director of Operations, Ethfinex
Richard Muirhead, Founding Partner, Fabric Ventures
Interested in the investor's perspective on backing blockchain startups and early-stage projects not just cryptocurrencies? We are pleased to host George McDonaugh, the CEO of KR1, a blockchain investment company, and the first to support innovative decentralized and open-source blockchain projects. George will talk about the founding history of KR1 and give an investor's point of view of what's going on in the blockchain space.
Interested in a career in the blockchain sector? Or interested in starting your own
Join us for an
evening of conversation, pizza and drinks. Our speakers will talk about: Getting and
in the blockchain
space. What companies are looking for? Support for new ventures in Cambridge. Specific
opportunities from their
portfolio of companies.
Anthony Beaumont, Operations Director, StakeZero Ventures.
Hazem Danny Al-Nakib, Co-Founder, Cambridge Blockchain Hub.
Turing Award winner
and an MIT professor
will tell you about how Algorand changing the conversation in the blockchain space.
During the session, they will also tell you how to get involved with Algorand. And for those who wants to get in touch and join Algorand's UK Community Lead program, please send a brief intro to [email protected] .
Hope everyone has enjoyed their first few weeks this term and settled in well.
us for an overview discussion about blockchain, the society, and what's going on in
Cambridge in this space. We
have invited several outstanding speakers to give introductions to blockchain from
This will be an introductory session aimed at anyone who as an interest in the field from any angle (business, economic, policy, technical) and level of knowledge
Introduction to Blockchain Nodes + Building the Tech to Power Blockchains
Attend this presentation to learn what is being built at the cutting edge of blockchain technology.
Doors open at 5:30pm and presentations will begin around 6:00pm. We’ll have time for questions, discussion, and networking.
Beer and pizza will be served.
If you’re free on Oct 20th-21st t and feel like winning prizes by solving actual Blockchain & Finance problems, feel free to join DoraHacks Global Hack Series [email protected]! We provide you with a prize pool of $10,000 and a chance to win flight tickets to DoraHacks Global Hackathon Series!
Interested in how Decentralisation will affect work cultures?
Or wondered how does Diversity fit in?
Have you asked yourself how you can get involved with Blockchain?
Join us to hear from a broad group of speakers, ranging from the campus engagement team, technical evangelists and non-technical team members.
Bitmeet are conducting first student-led conference dedicated to blockchain. THE BIG
aims to unite
Students and Professionals and will offer a level of direct interaction on a scale never
Don't forget to use [email protected] code to get 20% discount on tickets! https://www.facebook.com/events/2139688259376086/
We will have a booth (MN15) located in the Marquee. Come and meet our committee
Free Swags to hand
Every year CUSU puts on the biggest event of the Fresher’s calendar, the Freshers’ Fair. The only place here you’ll get to see some of the hundreds of sports and societies available to students at the University of Cambridge.
The Trust & Technology Initiative brings together and drives forward interdisciplinary
research from Cambridge
and beyond to explore the dynamics of trust and distrust in relation to internet
technologies, society and
power; to better inform trustworthy design and governance of next generation tech at the
development stage; and to promote informed, critical, and engaging voices supporting
Blockchain: a waste of resources, or the future of networking? No coins required... It's at the Bradfield Centre on Cambridge Science Park, starting 5.30/6pm with pizza and talks. Fetch.ai will speak.