What we're about

The Blockchain Centre is the world’s first not for profit Blockchain Technology community hub and coworking space.

As a not for for profit, the purposes of the association are to:

To promote and assist with the education, adoption and growth of the Blockchain ecosystem and provide resources to entrepreneurs and startups through use of our Blockchain co working space and community hub.

As the leading Blockchain community and knowledge hub in Australia, we aim to help individuals, schools, universities, small business, corporations, not for profits, charities, city councils and all areas of local, federal and overseas governments to better understand Blockchain technology and connect these organisations; and create opportunities for the Blockchain Centre startup community.

Upcoming events (5+)

Blockchain Centre Talk & Trade - Special Event with nuggets

Stone and Chalk Melbourne

Talk & Trade is a facilitated group discussion about current affairs in the blockchain and crypto world. Discussions range from trading and technical analysis to technological advances, development updates and news to the philosophies of cryptocurrencies. This week following Talk & Trade, we will be hosting "The Future of Crypto and Security Exchanges with Nuggets News" Schedule: 6.00pm - Talk & Trade 7.00pm - Networking with Free Beer & Pizza 7.30pm - Panel: The Future of Crypto and Security Exchanges Speakers: Alex Saunders - CEO & Founder, Nuggets News Alex has been immersed in cryptocurrency since discovering Bitcoin in 2012. He has a unique investment style that combines fundamental analysis, technical analysis and market sentiment as key drivers in decision making. He has a trusted voice in the Australian crypto community, conducts many speaking engagements to spread the word of crypto and helps to accelerate blockchain start-ups through applying his years of experience and wisdom. Grant Colthup - Founder, Poiesis Capital Grant is an experienced and trusted finance professional and leader in the Australian STO & blockchain space. He has extensive experience across all asset classes and forms of investment strategy. Grant recently departed from IAG and began his own venture Poiesis Capital, analternative asset advisory and management company. Rick Clink- Founder, Malta Digital Exchange Rick Klink is a technology specialist with over 20 years experience in the Financial Services industry. Malta Digital Exchange is a Securities Token Exchange regulated in Malta. In 2013, Rick co-founded OpenMarkets, an independent Australian StockBroking firm. OpenMarkets now has a turnover of approximately $4Billion per month and Assets on platform of over $1.5 billion. Joseph Shew - Founder, Crypto Consulting Institute Joe discovered Bitcoin in 2014 and became obsessed with cryptocurrency and how it is changing the global financial landscape. He founded Crypto Consulting Institute, an organisation educating new investors on how to navigate and maximise returns in cryptocurrency, and contributing to the global adoption of cryptocurrency and the underlying blockchain technology. Adriana Belotti - Marketing and Community Supernode, Prismatik Adriana is a bitcoin enthusiast and has been learning about cryptocurrencies since 2013. Former vice-president of Blockchain Australia, she has worked with various local crypto business, both advising and executing on their digital marketing strategies. She co-organises two oldest crypto meetups in Australia, Bitcoin Sydney and Blockchain Professionals, and is on the board of the Decentralised Future Fund. She has also launched ‘The Blockchain Pro Podcast’, a series of interviews with professionals that have made the switch to working in the crypto world. Moderator: Karen Cohen - Blockchain Australia Board Member, ADCA Victoria President and Women in Blockchain Melbourne Co-ordinator. Karen runs her own Consulting firm Blockconsulting Group specialising in HR & Blockchain. Come and join us for a discussion on crypto and blockchain and hear from the expert panel. This event is delivered with S2M Digital and Crypto Melbourne. Venue Sponsor: Stone & Chalk

Crypto Mondays Meetup: Bitcoin 101

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Welcome to the Blockchain Centre's Crypto Monday series featuring Bitcoin and Sponsored by Huobi Australia. If you've heard about Bitcoin but have never bought bitcoin or Crypto currency, then this workshop is for you! You'll learn the basic essentials everyone should know before using Bitcoin in a safe and secure manner. This is a true introduction for bitcoin beginners and a place where you can ask all the beginners questions. We like to keep things at a fairly high level, no technical background or knowledge necessary. You will learn how create an account for an exchange, get through security (know your customer) and buy your first cryptocurrency. Come on down to the Blockchain Centre for an hour to receive a broad overview of Bitcoin and stick around for a quick drink, this workshop is proudly sponsored by Huobi Australia and Brave New Coin. About Huobi Australia Huobi Group, world-leading financial hub of digital assets, is now launching its digital asset exchange in Australia. Huobi Group has partnered with the local blockchain and crypto industry leader Blockchain Global and is dedicated to offering best-in-class digital asset services to Australian investors. https://www.huobi.com.au About Brave new coin Brave New Coin (BNC) is a Blockchain and Digital Currency Market Data company. We publish technical analysis and research, used by key decision makers. Our superior Data-Engine taps into every cryptocurrency exchange on the planet, tracking all tokens in real-time to produce API's and blockchain data tools for Developers, Traders & Enterprise. https://bravenewcoin.com. If you have any questions before the meetup, let us know. Everyone is welcome at the Blockchain Centre. Other events in the Crypto Monday series include: Monero 101 https://www.meetup.com/blockchaincentre/events/fvxxfpyxdbjc/ NEM 101 https://www.meetup.com/blockchaincentre/events/jqxxfpyxdbzb/ Ethereum 101 https://www.meetup.com/blockchaincentre/events/vtgvfpyxdbqb/ To learn about Investing in Crypto Currency workshop feel free to sign up to our workshop ( the cost is $100 plus booking fee and pizza, beer or wine is included). https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/the-blockchain-centre-14851725402 Once you have attended some of our Beginners sessions feel free to attend Technical Talk n Trade on Wednesdays at 6pm: https://www.meetup.com/blockchaincentre/events/246262078/

Currency Design Workshop Series

Blockchain Centre

This month, we'll be discussing different ways of encouraging moral and ethical behaviours, as well as personal and cultural growth through currency and policy design. There is an introduction to some of the ideas we are expecting to discuss here: http://thenewmoneyinstitute.com/index.php/2017/11/26/supporting-cultural-evolution-through-currency-design/ We look forward to seeing you there, and discussing these, and other ideas!

Talk & Trade - Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Meetup

Stone and Chalk Melbourne

Please note new address 710 Collins St Docklands Every Wednesday, the Blockchain Centre hosts Talk & Trade, a facilitated group discussion about current affairs in the blockchain and crypto world. Discussions range from trading and technical analysis to technological advances, development updates and news to the philosophies of cryptocurrencies. Often, special guests present and panel discussions take place in the first 15 minutes, followed by a 45 minute facilitated discussion. Afterwards, feel free to stick around and network with your fellow crypto enthusiasts. This event is sometimes sponsored and when it is, you can enjoy networking over a drink and some nibbles. *Please Note* Absolute newcomers to Blockchain & Cryptocurrency are advised to attend the monthly Bitcoin 101 and/or Ethereum 101 workshops before attending the Talk & Trade, as the discussion gets pretty deep! We look forward to seeing you soon! Venue sponsored by Stone and Chalk.

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