- Blockchain Revolution Global
TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE, YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE: https://blockchainrevolutionglobal.com/registration/ Blockchain Revolution Global (BRG) is the first truly worldwide enterprise leadership community for blockchain. The inaugural BRG conference will be April 24 & 25, 2019, in Toronto, the city at the core of the revolution. Co-hosted by the Blockchain Research Institute, a global independent blockchain think-tank, and MCI Group, the world’s largest event management company, Blockchain Revolution Global will educate, inspire and prepare leaders to be part of the revolutionary transformation that blockchain technology is bringing to business, government and society. Join us at Blockchain Revolution Global (#BRG2019), bringing together the world’s leading thinkers, builders and pioneers to accelerate the blockchain revolution. TO ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE, YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE: https://blockchainrevolutionglobal.com/registration/
- Bitcoin Education & Networking Session
We're having the next bitcoin meetup this Thursday starting at 6:30pm over at Coinberry's head office. Here's the address: 320 Davenport Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 1K6 Let's use this time to network and chat about important topics such as decentralization, the mechanics of bitcoin, how to store and use BTC, bitcoin mining, anonymity, community, regulations and the future of bitcoin. Agenda: 6:30pm Networking + food and beverages 7:30pm Speakers from Coinberry Andrei (intro to shorting) & Dimitri (intro to mining) 8:00pm Special guest: Bitcoin miner from Venezuela, Ibrahim Pazos 8:30pm Floor open to questions. Winding down Please take note that $10 will be charged at the entrance. Pizza and soft drinks will be served. If you have any questions, reach out to one of the organizers. See you on Thursday!
- Bitcoin Networking Event
Let's use this time to network with like minded people and explore important topics such as decentralization, the mechanics of bitcoin, how to store and use BTC, bitcoin mining, anonymity, community, regulations and the future of bitcoin.
- The Blockchain Society Conference w/ Coinsquare's Cole Diamond
The Blockchain Society is hosting a special conference with Fintech Canada, exclusively for investors, regulators, corporate and blockchain thought leaders in partnership with Skrumble, Nobul, MLG and PwC. Coinsquare CEO Cole Diamond, RBC Blockchain lead KV, Skrumble CEO Eric Lifson, Michael Gord of MLG Blockchain and Behram Faroogh of PwC will be participating as panelists/speakers. More information about line-up of speakers is coming soon. This is a ticketed event. All updated registration details, conference times and speakers will be updated by The Blockchain Society here: https://www.universe.com/events/the-blockchain-society-conference-w-coinsquares-cole-diamond-execs-only-tickets-toronto-54RFGV?ref=FinTechCanada
- The Blockchain Society & Nobul Conference with Lacavera & Michele Romanow
Hi All – I wanted to invite you to an invite only Blockchain lunch I’m attending which Tony Lacavera, Ether Capital and Nobul are speaking at. The event is hosted by The Blockchain Society and starts at 9:30am on May 31st at KPMG in Bay Adelaide Centre. Details and registration page are here (registering over meetup.com is not enough to confirm a spot, you must get a ticket via this link in advance to attend this event): https://www.universe.com/events/the-blockchain-society-conference-by-nobul-anthony-lacavera-ether-capital-tickets-toronto-Y7F4CH?ref=Sunny These invite only lunches are attended by enterprise, investors and blockchain executives; I think you’ll appreciate the other attendees. The May 31 lunch is expected to sell out. There are 10 tickets set aside by The Blockchain Society for purchase by my network. First come; first serve. Hope to see you May 31. - Sunny
- Monthly Blockchain Updates: May Edition
Description: Join us for the May Edition of The Blockchain Society's Monthly Blockchain Updates at McKinsey's Toronto Experience Studio! REGISTER HERE: https://www.universe.com/events/monthly-blockchain-updates-mckinsey-toronto-experience-studio-tickets-toronto-WHK1VQ DISCOUNT CODE: UNO33 While our discussions will be grounded in the capabilities of blockchain technology, our focus is on practical applications rather than technical details. Agenda: 6-6:30 p.m. - Registration & Networking 6:30 - 8pm Presentations by Unocoin, MLG Blockchain, ePIC Blockchain, Globalive, OMERS Ventures and Horizon Blockchain Games and More 8 - 9:00 p.m. Networking Ticket includes snacks! About the Speakers: Sunny - Co-founder and CEO, Unocoin | Sunny operates beyond the level of pure technology & always considers relevant social, economic, environmental, political and cultural issues in the local, regional, national & global level. He is the Co-founder and President of Unocoin, a leading bitcoin & blockchain company. Unocoin is a platform that makes it easy to securely buy, sell, store, send, receive, use and accept bitcoin. Scott Howard - Co-founder & CEO, ePIC Blockchain | Scott is an enterprise and startup technology deal maker. Scott partners with world-class engineers to solve complex business and technology challenges generating customer success. As founder of ePIC and as a partner in BlockX Labs, Scott is committed to building the underlying processing power of blockchains as well as the value-creating applications. Scott believes Blockchain is a new category of technology; Trustware: the merger of hardware & software into a system of trust. Michael Gord - Founder and CEO, MLG Blockchain | Michael is a full stack blockchain developer, along with founder of MLG, enterprise blockchain and ICO consulting and development firm; StratX, a global liquidity solution provider; and AirdropX, a social platform for tokens to globally distribute their tokens in with airdrops. Michael was the first enterprise blockchain developer at TD Bank, one of the largest Canadian banks. Ian Ha - Co-founder and CTO, Horizon Blockchain Games | HBG's vision is to use blockchain's breakthrough technology to reinvent the gaming industry. Ian will share HBG's thinking about the blockchain space, their first studio title, SkyWeaver, and explain why they think gaming is the "killer app" that will bring crypto into the mainstream. Prashant Matta - Senior Associate, OMERS Ventures | Prashant is responsible for sourcing and executing on investment opportunities in technology companies. He focuses on the blockchain sector and he was involved in OMERS Ventures’ investments in Citizen Hex, Digital Currency Group and OpenBazaar (OB1). Eric So - Co-founder, Managing Director, and Chief Strategy Officer, Globalive Technology Partners Inc. | Eric also serves as Chairman of HyperBlock Technologies Corp., a leading cryptocurrency mining company with diversified operations, and as a Director of Therapix Biosciences Ltd. He has over 15 years’ experience advising both private and public companies, and recently served on the executive committee of Mundo Inc. as Chief Legal and Corporate Development Officer. REGISTER HERE: https://www.universe.com/events/monthly-blockchain-updates-mckinsey-toronto-experience-studio-tickets-toronto-WHK1VQ DISCOUNT CODE: UNO33 Please get your ticket early to book yourself a spot, space is limited.
- Programming Blockchain (by Jimmy Song)
Learn the ins and outs of blockchain development in this interactive 2-day seminar. You will learn the details of how Bitcoin works including live coding challenges to sharpen your skills. You will learn: Register Now (limited seating): http://programmingblockchain.com/ Discount Code: fintechcanada Apply Here (to attend, you must pay and register in advance): https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6nO6QIO9ZRjrOYLB5Hsu9bMK9u7TBxSRLVQBjHnlvrusnmw/viewform Finite Fields Elliptic Curves Elliptic Curve Cryptography Signing/Verifying Messages Parsing Transactions Signing/Verifying Transactions Creating Transactions Script parsing and processing Address construction/Private Key WIF Format Construction Parsing Blocks Validating Proof-of-Work Target and Difficulty Calculations Merkle Tree Construction Merkle Proofs Network Message Parsing Segwit Finding a job in Bitcoin Development Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uY9RkvVepzg Commitment We at Programming Blockchain are committed to making the world better through Bitcoin. The biggest deficit in the Bitcoin ecosystem is the lack of developers that understand the technical details of Bitcoin. This two-day seminar is a way to bridge the gap. When you take this course, you aren’t just getting two days of instruction, you are joining a community of like-minded developers. After the seminar, you will join a community of developers with whom you can collaborate with on various projects to increase your profile. We are committed to your success and getting you involved in the Bitcoin/Blockchain space as a developer. At the end of the course, you will receive a PGP signed e-certificate from Jimmy Song. Register Now (limited seating): http://programmingblockchain.com/ Discount Code: fintechcanada
- Blockchain Economic Event
Interested in the economic impact of Bitcoin, CryptoAssets and Blockchain technology? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from global leading thinkers in the blockchain ecosystem! ‘Blockchain Economic Event’ will be comprised of a two part event: 1) Training Sessions – Morning & Afternoon (9am – 5pm): an all day multi-track series comprised of technical, legal, education and business workshops 2) Panel Discussions – Evening (6pm – 9pm): an evening series of engaging panel discussions and fireside chats among industry thought leaders. To purchase a ticket using a credit card, click here: http://bit.ly/2EnxjtO To buy a ticket with bitcoin or ethereum, send an email to: [masked] Keynote by Don Tapscott: Co-founder and Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute. Don is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. He is the author of 16 books, including the bestseller Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. Meltem Demirors: Vice President at Digital Currency Group, WEF Blockchain Council and MIT MediaLab. Chris Burniske: formerly led @ARKInvest’s cryptoasset efforts. Author of “Cryptoassets” Max Keiser: is an American broadcaster and filmmaker. He hosts Keiser Report, a financial program broadcast on Russian state media channel RT that features heterodox economics theories. Paige Peterson: User Education & Communications at Zcash Company, Paige is an advocate for open standards, user privacy and decentralized technologies. Sheri Kaiserman: Principal Advisor & Co-Founder at Maco.la. Led the successful profitable build out of the equities business at Wedbush for the last 16 years. Adam Back: Architect - Bitcoin, Cryptography, Security, Cloud, Internet, Open Source Blockstream. cryptography consultant - previously vmware/emc, picorp, microsoft passport, zero knowledge systems. Oliver Gale: Executive Director at Bitt. Bitt is a Financial Technology company that utilises distributed ledger technology to improve speed, efficiency and significantly reduce the costs of the payment system. Hartej Sawhney: Co-Founder at Hosho.io, a global leader in blockchain security. Alena Vranova: Co-founder of Satoshi Labs / Trezor Hardware Wallet. Mike Gord: Founder & CEO at MLG Blockchain Consulting. Connie Gallippi: founder and Executive Director of BitGive, the first government recognized 501(c)(3) Bitcoin nonprofit, bridging the gap between an innovative technology and its practical applications for nonprofits and humanitarian work in the developing world. Dilip Ratha: Head, KNOMAD, World Bank - working on market-based financing solutions for poor households, small businesses, and poor countries. Currently developing a low-cost remittance platform. Full day ticket price includes food, beverages and 2 books: Blockchain Revolution and CryptoAssets. To buy a ticket using a credit card, click here: http://bit.ly/2EnxjtO To buy a ticket with bitcoin or ethereum, send an email to: [masked] - Team Fintech Canada
- Blockchain Impact: Bootcamp & Event!
Interested in Bitcoin and Blockchain? Learn from the best! Blockchain Impact is now less than 1 week away. Visit FinTechCan.ca (http://fintechcan.ca/) to learn more about this event. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn from the best people in the industry! 'Blockchain Impact' will be comprised of a two part event: 1) Bootcamp (9am - 5pm; $400): an all day multi-track series of technical, legal and business workshops, and 2) Main Event (6pm - 9pm; $100): an evening series of panels and fireside chats. REGISTER NOW: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/blockchain-impact-bootcamp-event-tickets-37564867530 Instructors and panelists include blockchain thought leaders Edmund Hoy (https://twitter.com/EdmundCMoy), Brian Hoffman (https://twitter.com/brianchoffman), Diego Zaldivar (https://twitter.com/dieguito), Roman Pavlov (http://securekey.com/), Suzannne Ennis (https://www.linkedin.com/in/suzanne-ennis/), Michael Perklin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/perklin/), Pamela Morgan (https://twitter.com/pamelawjd), Anthony Diiorio (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonydiiorio1/), Bruce Fenton (https://twitter.com/brucefenton), Tone Vays (https://twitter.com/ToneVays), Usman Sheikh (https://www.linkedin.com/in/usman-sheikh-9b190417/), Alexander Tapscott (https://twitter.com/alextapscott), Samson Mow (https://twitter.com/Excellion), Peter Todd (https://twitter.com/petertoddbtc), Sheila James (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheilahjames/), Iliana Oris Valiente (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ilianaorisvaliente/), Matt Cybula (https://www.linkedin.com/in/matcybula/), David Bailey (https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-bailey-b5364122/), Jason King (https://angel.co/jason-king-14), Shawn Owen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawn-owen-052a6153/), Alan Wunsche (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanwunsche/), Abhi Jayakumar (https://blog.purse.io/@abhilash710), Ryan Selkis (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanselkis/), Austin Alexander (https://www.linkedin.com/in/austin-e-alexander-055b431b/), Trevor Koverko (https://www.linkedin.com/in/trevorkoverko/), Ethan Buchman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ethan-buchman-10b34944/), Addison Cameron-Huff (https://www.linkedin.com/in/addisoncameronhuff/), Daniel McCormack (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmccormack/), Francis Pouliot (https://www.linkedin.com/in/francispouliot/), Roman Pavlov (https://www.linkedin.com/in/romanidentity/), Mike in Space (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8GA_gViEsm3SEgwBEEK2Lw), Jenna Pilgrim (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenna-pilgrim-3795b470/), Anastasia Ionas (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anastasiaionas1/), Kyle Kemper (https://www.linkedin.com/in/kylekemper/), Matthew Spoke (https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewspoke/), Brian Phan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-phan-7641a842/), Andrei Poliakov (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrei-poliakov-0854871/), Serafin Lion Engel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/serafinlion/?locale=en_US), Mannie Eager (https://www.linkedin.com/in/manieeagar/) and Sunny Ray (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sunnyray/). To purchase a ticket with bitcoin or ethereum, send an email to: [masked] Blockchain Speakers and Panelists: Edmund Moy (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ed-moy-1a48b52/) – 38th Director of the US Mint, 2006 – 2011. Bitcoin & blockchain evangelist. Brian Hoffman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brianchoffman/) – Project lead at Open Bazaar & CEO at OB1, backed by Andreessen Horowitz & Union Square Ventures. Diego Gutierrez-Z (https://www.linkedin.com/in/diegogutierrezzaldivar/) – Founder and CEO of RootStock, Web revolutionary since 1995, true believer in Bitcoin and the Internet of Value, President at Bitcoin Argentina and Latin American NGOs. Roman Pavlov (http://securekey.com/)- Technical Director – CTO Office, SecureKey Technologies. Michael Perklin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/perklin/)- Chief Information Security Officer at ShapeShift.io. Pamela Morgan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/pamelamorganjd/) – Third Key Solutions Founder, Attorney, Educator, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker. Andreas Veneris (http://www.eecg.utoronto.ca/~veneris/AndreasVeneris.htm) – Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Computer Engineering and Electronics groups) and Computer Science at the University of Toronto. Bruce Fenton (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brucefenton/) – Founder at Chainstone Labs, Atlantic Financial & Satoshi Roundtable. Tone Vays (https://www.linkedin.com/in/tone-vays-a5243899/) – World Crypto Network, Blockchain Consultant & Researcher. Usman Sheikh (https://www.linkedin.com/in/usman-sheikh-9b190417/) – Partner, National Head – Blockchain & Smart Contract Group; and National Litigation Lead – Securities, Compliance & Investigations. Samson Mow (https://www.linkedin.com/in/samson/) – CSO at Blockstream, company builder, entrepreneur and marketing strategist. Peter Todd (https://www.linkedin.com/in/petertodd/) – Applied Cryptography Consultant (‘blockchain tech’) and Bitcoin Core Developer. Sheila James (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sheilahjames/) – Vice President of Operations at Veem (formerly Align Commerce) and previously at Western Union. MikeInSpace (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8GA_gViEsm3SEgwBEEK2Lw) – Creator of Bitcoin Car Talk Iliana Oris Valiente (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ilianaorisvaliente/) – Managing Director, Global Blockchain Innovation Lead at Accenture Matt Cybula (https://www.linkedin.com/in/matcybula/) – CEO at Cryptiv David Bailey (https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-bailey-b5364122/) – CEO at BTC Media Jason King (https://www.wired.com/2014/06/bitcoin-run-jason-king/) – Founder at Academy, Sean’s Outpost and Unsung Shawn Owen (https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawn-owen-052a6153/) – CEO at Salt Lending Holdings Alan Wunsche (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanwunsche/) – CEO at Token Funder Abhi Jayakumar (https://blog.purse.io/@abhilash710) – Product Manager at Purse.io Ryan Selkis (https://medium.com/@twobitidiot/introducing-messari-an-open-source-edgar-database-for-cryptoassets-46fec1b402f6) – EiR at Consensys, Founder at Messari Austin Alexander (https://www.linkedin.com/in/austin-e-alexander-055b431b/) – Account Manager at Kraken Trevor Koverko (https://www.linkedin.com/in/trevorkoverko/) – CEO at Polymath Ethan Buchman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ethan-buchman-10b34944/) – CTO at Tendermint / Cosmos Addison Cameron-Huff (https://www.linkedin.com/in/addisoncameronhuff/) – Lawyer at Decentral Daniel McCormack (https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielmccormack/) – Founder at Bay-Teck Recruitment & Executive Search Brad Mills (https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradmillscan/) – Fomonomic Analyst @ Alphabit. Bitcoin, Blockchain Tech & Algorithmic Trading Francis Pouliot (https://www.linkedin.com/in/francispouliot/)– Co-founder at Catallaxy Roman Pavlov (https://www.linkedin.com/in/romanlinkedin/) – Technical Director at SecureKey Technologies Mike in Space (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8GA_gViEsm3SEgwBEEK2Lw) – Founder of bitcoincartalk.com. Jenna Pilgrim (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenna-pilgrim-3795b470/) – Program Director for Don and Alex Tapscott along with Blockchain Research Institute Joseph Weinberg (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-weinberg-b6237536/) – CEO and Co-founder of Paycase Anthony Diiorio (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonydiiorio1/) – CEO & Founder at Jaxx & Decentral, Founder at Ethereum Sunny Ray (https://secure.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/7/a/2/8/highres_465871272.jpeg) - Co-founder & President at Unocoin, India's leading bitcoin & blockchain company. Suzanne Ennis (https://www.linkedin.com/in/suzanne-ennis/) - Director, Coinsquare wealth, Canada's leading platform for simple, safe, secure trading of Digital Assets. Serafin Lion Engel (https://www.linkedin.com/in/serafinlion/?locale=en_US) - Founder & CEO of Datawallet. Mannie Eager (https://www.linkedin.com/in/manieeagar/) - Chairman of Blockchain Association of Canada, Advisor to BlockEdge. Matthew Spoke (https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewspoke/) - CEO & Cofounder of Nuco. Loretta Joseph (https://www.linkedin.com/in/loretta-joseph-853a5b142/) - Fintech Leader, Australia 2017 Brian Phan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-phan-7641a842/) - Executive Officer at U.Cash. Brit Yonge (https://www.linkedin.com/in/byonge/) - Co-founder of Lightyear.io, Lightyear is powered by Stellar. Andrei Poliakov (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrei-poliakov-0854871/) - President at Coinberry. Anastasia Ionas (https://www.linkedin.com/in/anastasiaionas1/) - HealthChainRx, Blockchain Healthcare Associate. Event Poster: We look forward to seeing you on Friday! Sincerely, Team FinTech Canada
- Blockchain Technology | A Panel Discussion
*This event will be hosted by BrainStation. You must buy a ticket in advance to attend this event, visit: https://brainstation.io/event/blockchain-toronto-panel-%20september Blockchain is widely considered to be a once in a generation revolutionary technology. It is poised to fundamentally change the way we use the internet. Most people know it in it’s original form of a crypto-currency called Bitcoin, but it has since evolved into so much more. This widely applicable technology is set to massively impact our financial systems, our approach to personal digital identities, our governments and much more. This panel discussion will bring together some of the most important figures in the blockchain community to talk about the past , present and future of the space. If you’re curious about learning more about blockchain and its potential, come out to our panel on September 7th to hear from blockchain experts on this exciting and growing technology. What You’ll Learn • A brief history of blockchain • ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) • Crypto-currencies: Bitcoin vs. Ethereum • How blockchain will change the way companies do business • How financial industry is adopting blockchain technology • How governments can adopt blockchain • The cybersecurity benefits of blockchain • Challenges of Blockchain adoption & scalability • Real-world examples of blockchain technology in action • How blockchain technology applies to you • Where blockchain technology will be in 5 years What You’ll Get • An intimate discussion with blockchain experts • BrainStation notebook and pen for note-taking purposes • Snacks and refreshments • Event is non-refundable and non-transferable. Speakers: Anthony Di Iorio CEO and Founder of Decentral and Jaxx, Co-founder of Ethereum Anthony Di Iorio is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, community organizer, and thought leader in the field of digital currencies, blockchain and decentralized technologies. He is the founder and CEO of Decentral and Jaxx, and co-founder of the Ethereum Project. He previously served as the Chief Digital Officer at the Toronto Stock Exchange / TMX Group. Ethan Buchman CTO, Tendermint & Chief, CoinCulture Ethan is an Internet Biophysicist. With background in cell biology, neuroscience, mathematics, machine learning, and distributed computing, his goal is to build tools that encourage humans to self-organize into functional systems, much like molecules managed to self-organize into Life. As CTO of Tendermint and Vice-President of the Interchain Foundation, he is currently focused on building Tendermint and The Cosmos Network. He is also Chief at CoinCulture CryptoConsulting, a research, consulting, and education company in Southern Ontario. Sunny Ray Co-founder and President of Unocoin Unocoin, founded in 2013 is now one of India's leading Bitcoin and blockchain companies. The company of 60 employees enables nearly half a million people in India to buy, sell, store, use and accept bitcoin. Unocoin is backed by Digital Currency Group, Boost.VC, FundersClub, Blume Ventures, etc. Sunny also recently founded an initiative called FinTech Canada, which is a series of blockchain events centered around the vision of enabling the creation of 10 blockchain powered Unicorns out of Canada. The first event which took place 1 year ago started with 4 people, the one last month had nearly a thousand attendees. You must buy a ticket in advance to attend this event, visit: https://brainstation.io/event/blockchain-toronto-panel-%20september *This event is hosted by BrainStation: BrainStation is a global leader in digital skills training. BrainStation empowers individuals and organizations to achieve digital success through courses, workshops, events and corporate training. Founded in 2012 by a group of lifelong learners, BrainStation has grown to over 150 Educators from the most innovative companies in the world and has trained over 25,000 people.