• Anniversary Edition: Blockchain State Of The Union
    It's been a year since Philly Blockchain Tech got its start-- and what a year it's been! At this iteration of our monthly event, we'll explore the last year for both Philly's Blockchain community and the global crypto ecosystem, and also look forward to what's ahead. First, co-organizer Ben DiFrancesco will give a short presentation on the local blockchain ecosystem, taking a look at the people and events which have shaped a year of exciting growth for blockchain tech in the greater Philadelphia area. Next, co-organizer Ryan Findley will give an overview of biggest changes in this ecosystem as a whole. Both presentations will be "open-mic" style group discussions. Come ready to contribute your own thoughts and ideas to the conversation! As always, this edition of Philly Blockchain Tech is free and open to the community thanks to our amazing sponsors. Special thanks to Elsevier for once again hosting us and providing dinner and drinks. If you're looking for a great place to work in the heart of Philadelphia, visit https://www.elsevier.com/about/careers Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

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    Elsevier Inc

    1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard · Philadelphia

  • Radical Markets With Glen Weyl
    Philly Blockchain Tech, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Ethereum Meetup, is excited to welcome Glen Weyl to discuss "Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society". Glen is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research New England. His work aims to use technology and economics to find new ways to organize societies to reduce inequality, increase productivity and ease political tensions. Amongst numerous other publications, he is the co-author of "Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society." Recently, Glen has been collaborating with the Ethereum Foundation to build Radical Markets into the Ethereum blockchain. Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. The presentation will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. Special thanks to Industrious Philadelphia for hosting this month's event and to Jay Rush, for suggesting this cross-meetup collaboration. Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

    Industrious

    230 South Broad Street 17th Floor · Philadelphia, pa

  • Coinvention Official Pre-Conference Community Meetup
    Philly Blockchain Tech, The Philadelphia Ethereum Meetup, and Blockchain for Social Impact Philadelphia have partnered with the organizers of Coinvention (https://coinvention.io/) to host the official pre-conference meetup. Join the community for an open "Blockchain Debate", led by Andrew Bull, Esq., founder of Titan Crypto Management. Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. The debate will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. The Coinvention networking mixer will convene at 8 PM, immediately following this meetup, at The Midtown. Coinvention is a blockchain conference happening on Friday, Aug. 31st, right in our backyard, and planned by community members! Do you have your tickets yet? Visit https://coinvention.eventbrite.com/ and use the promo code "Phillyblockchainmeetup" for 15% off. The speaker lineup is looking excellent! As always, this edition of Philly Blockchain Tech is free and open to the community thanks to our amazing sponsors. Special thanks to Elsevier for once again hosting us and providing dinner and drinks. If you're looking for a great place to work in the heart of Philadelphia, visit https://www.elsevier.com/about/careers Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

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    Elsevier Inc

    1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard · Philadelphia

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  • Practical Blockchain With IBM’s Hyperledger
    Summer is here and Philly Blockchain is back with another event (for those of us not lucky enough to be chilling at the Jersey Shore)! Our July meet up will feature Jeremy Stanton, VP of Architecture at Amino. He'll be presenting on "A Practical Implementation Of Blockchain With IBM’s Hyperledger" Jeremy is responsible for Amino’s client API, integration architecture, business intelligence platform, and Hyperledger deployment. He began his career in ad tech two decades ago when he helped create one of the first behavioral targeting platforms, which at peak volume was one of the top-10 domains on the internet. Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. The presentation will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. Special thanks to WeWork Philadelphia for hosting this month's event! Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

    WeWork 1601 Market

    1601 Market Street · Philadelphia, PA

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  • The Tech Behind Steem And The Opportunities It Unlocks
    The June edition of Philly Blockchain Tech will feature Matt Rosen, a longtime developer and Philly native, presenting on the technology behind the Steem blockchain and the opportunities it presents to developers and content creators. Matt knows the Steem platform well: he built and runs Steem Bot Tracker (https://steembottracker.com), a key service in the Steem ecosystem. Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. The presentation will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. Special thanks to Elsevier for sponsoring us again this month (https://www.elsevier.com/about/careers). Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

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    Elsevier Inc

    1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard · Philadelphia

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  • Philly Tech Week: Community Lightning Talks
    Spring is here and Philly Blockchain Tech is back with another great event. We're excited to announce this event will be part of Philly Tech Week 2018, presented by Comcast, and is planned in conjunction with the Philadelphia Ethereum Meetup. Special thanks to Jay Rush for proposing this collaboration! For *Philly* Tech Week, we want to feature you, members of the *Philly* Blockchain community. We'll be opening the floor for 5-7 minute lightning talks presented by the community. Got something you want to speak about and discuss with the group? Submit a proposal to speak at the event here: https://goo.gl/forms/yq97d6aserQickIP2 Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. Talks from the community will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. Special thanks to Elsevier for sponsoring us again this month (https://www.elsevier.com/about/careers). Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

    Elsevier Inc

    1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard · Philadelphia

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  • Using Blockchain Tech To Fight Fraud In Digital Advertising
    Another month, another meeting of Philly Blockchain Tech! Please note, we have a new venue this month: the WeWork at 1601 Market. Building security requires you provide your state ID before entering! We're excited to announce our speaker at this month's meeting will be Daniel Wharton, VP of Engineering at Amino, who will be discussing how Amino is using blockchain tech to clean up digital advertising! Amino is a Philly based startup. Earlier this year, they were named the top startup in the region by Technical.ly Philly. They also recently announced a major round of funding, and are looking to grow their team! You can learn more at www.aminopay.com. Be sure to check out their careers page if you're looking for a technical career in the blockchain world. Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

    WeWork 1601 Market

    1601 Market Street · Philadelphia, PA

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  • Regulation and Taxation Of Blockchain Tech
    Philly Blockchain Tech returns for another monthly meeting. March 1st counts as late February, right? Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. Talks will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. Our discussion for this months event will focus on regulation and taxation, hugely important topics in the Blockchain space, and we have two awesome speakers presenting! Our first speaker will be Andrew Bull, presenting "The State of Global Cryptocurrency Regulation: Legal Ramifications for ICOs, Exchanges, and Blockchain Businesses". Andrew is a Blockchain lawyer in Philadelphia who runs a Cryptocurrency hedge fund and mining business. Finding Bitcoin in 2011, and specializing in Crypto Regulation, Andrew has been working in the Blockchain space for the better part of 6 years. You can follow Andrew at @AndrewBull1988 and find his fund at @TitanCryptoFund. Our second speaker will be Mike Liuzzi, speaking on "Cryptocurrency and Taxation". Mike is the Controller for a metals manufacturing and trading company. He has spent his whole career in the accounting field, having previously spent 12 years in public accounting, focusing on fiscal planning and tax strategy. He holds business degrees from the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University and is a father of two. Please note, we have a new venue for this month. Many thanks to Neomind Labs and PromptWorks for hosting us! Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

    PromptWorks

    1211 Chestnut Street Suite 400 · Philadelphia, PA

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  • Kickoff 2018! Philly Blockchain Tech Monthly Meeting
    We hope you enjoy the holidays! Philly Blockchain Tech will reconvene in 2018 for our second event. Thanks once again to our host and sponsor Elsevier! Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. Talks from the community will commence at 6:30 PM, followed by group discussion and social time. We have two awesome community speakers lined up for this event! Matt Smollinger will present "Digging into Cryptocurrency Mining", discussing PoW algorithms, mining pools, and the nuts and bolts of building and operating a crypto mining rig. Ed Mazurek will give us a deep dive into CryptoKitties! We'll learn about how the game is implemented and use it as a case study for extracting and analyzing data directly from the Ethereum network. Please help spread the word about this meetup! While Philly Blockchain Tech aims to focus on the technical and entrepreneurial aspects of blockchain, all background and experience levels are welcome. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @PHLblockchain for news and information.

    Elsevier Inc

    1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard · Philadelphia

  • Inaugural Philly Blockchain Tech Meeting
    Don't miss the first ever meeting of Philly Blockchain Tech! Special thanks to our gracious hosts, Elsevier, for providing the space, food, and beverages! Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:00 PM. At roughly 6:30, we'll hear two brief talks from our organizers. In addition to introducing the group, sponsors, and thoughts for the future, Ben will discuss "Why Technologists and Entrepreneurs Should be Excited About Blockchain" and Ryan will present "A Look at the Cryptocurrency Landscape" from a developer's point of view. After the talks, we'll leave time for open discussion about the meetup. We want to hear from you about how you'd like to see this meetup evolve and what you're hoping to get from it! Any remaining time will be for socializing and open conversation. Please share this event with anyone you know who might find this interesting! While we hope to focus on technology and entrepreneurship, we welcome people with all experience levels and professional backgrounds!

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    Elsevier Inc

    1600 John F Kennedy Boulevard · Philadelphia

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