CoinScrum {Launchpad} - Dom Zynis & Niki Wiles talk Mastercoin & Counterparty

Will protocol layers make Bitcoin stronger and keep the competition at bay?

Only time will tell if any of the myriad alt chains will make the grade and generate the same network effect that has given Bitcoin its unparalleled strength.

Unwilling to wait and see, others have chosen to focus their attention on building protocol layers directly on top of Bitcoin's solid bedrock in order to help it scale beyond its core, but arguably limited, use as a distributed payment network.

On June 5th at Google Campus we're pleased to welcome Niki Wiles, Community Relations Manager for Counterparty and Dominik Zynis, Head of Business Development at The Mastercoin Foundation.

If you've not come across either Counterparty or Mastercoin, you can read more about them here:

www.counterparty.co 

www.mastercoin.org

CoinScrum's Chris Ellis will be introducing our two guests and the projects they represent. Following a high level summary from each, Chris will drill down and open up the debate so you can hopefully leave with a clearer view as to what their potential may be. 

We'll also be holding our usual regulatory update giving shout-outs to start-ups so send us a message if you'd like to take part.


Agenda

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18:00hrs

Doors open


18:30hrs 

Mastercoin & Counterparty Debate

panellists:

Dominik Zynis (Mastercoin)

Niki Wiles (Counterparty)

Moderated by:

Chris Ellis

Followed by Q&A


19:30hrs

UKDCA Update

With membership for the UKDCA being opened up this week, Founder Members will provide an update on progress so far and plans for the coming months

Followed by Q&A


19:50hrs

Start Up Shout Outs

Mark Lamb presents Coinfloor

Brad Roberts presents Pock.io


20:10hrs

Networking


21:00hrs

Ends


Entrance: Free

Food and Beers: Free 


Thanks to our sponsors


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  • IamSatoshi

    June 8

  • IamSatoshi

    Peter Todd, Chief Scientist for Mastercoin and chief architect for Counterparty [video interview Part1]
    The politics of Bitcoin Sidecahins
    http://www.iamsatoshi.com/sidechains-and-politics-bitcoin/

    1 · June 6

  • Simon D.

    Awesome as always.

    June 5

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Simon, we've not spoke for a very long time. How are you?

      June 6

  • jonnyfram

    Very interesting topics discussed.

    June 5

  • jonnyfram

    Don't know if I fit the criteria for a 'shout-out' but my site went live recently with my first plated and pure silver coin commiserating Mtgox's demise:

    www.anarcoins.com

    I spoke to a few people at the last meetup and they got a kick out of it, so I thought I'd post it here too :)

    June 4

  • Chris E.

    Hello everyone,

    Thanks so much to all of you for signing up to this, looks like it's going to be a big turnout so far.

    If any of your have any questions or topics you would like us to discuss on Thursday please have your say in the comments here, I want to make this as relevant and inclusive as possible.

    2 · June 3

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Chris, I hope one day I can finally meet you. I've seen you many times on You Tube. I've watched Tom Hunts channel and listened to The Bitcoin Spartan, Andreaus.

      June 3

  • JLR People S.

    I can't make it but up to make it next time, I am looking to recruit talent for a bitcoin hedge fund!

    June 2

  • jonnyfram

    So, just to check, the tickets are for the talks themselves? I'm a little confused by the entrance being marked as free on the announcement!

    May 24

    • paul g.

      sorry for the confusion Jonny. You're registered so it's all free:)

      May 25

    • jonnyfram

      That's awesome, looking forward to hearing about Mastercoin in person.

      May 25

  • Georgia R.

    looking forward to this

    May 19

  • A former member
    A former member

    1 · May 15

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