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Coinscrum {Social} : CommerceBlock - Introducing MainStay
Founded by Nicholas Gregory in 2016, CommerceBlock has a long history in the Bitcoin ecosystem. Their first step was to specify and implement BIP 175, a protocol that allows businesses to leverage cryptography in new and exciting ways. Looking forward, they are excited to contribute back to the sidechain protocol, Elements. Earlier this year the team published their white paper for the Mainstay Protocol, that allows to run highly efficient, scalable and interoperable sidechain ecosystems while simultaneously exploiting the full security and immutability of a proof-of-work public blockchain. Nicholas will be joined by CTO, Dr Tom Trevethan, to explain its inner workings in more detail and share their vision regarding the future of sidechains. ----- Coinscrum {Social} is our less formal event stream, open to all - whether a complete newcomer to the space or a seasoned pro - where you can come and meet other members of our community, ask all the questions you like and chew the fat over a beer or two. ------ With thanks to our group sponsors, eToro eToro is a global investment platform which offers stocks, indices, ETFs, currencies and cryptocurrencies to over 9 million clients. As one of the largest cryptocurrency platforms in the world, eToro allows clients to invest in three seperate ways. Firstly you can manually buy Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, NEO, Ethereum Classic and Dash. Secondly, for those with a lack of experience or time, clients can automatically copy the trades of eToro’s most successful experts. Lastly, for those who want to invest in a selection of cryptos, this is made possible with eToro’s Crypto CopyFund which contains cryptos based on market capitalisation. More info at www.eToro.com ----- That boring legal stuff Please note: We welcome all of our innovative founders to share their ideas at Coinscrum and also love our sponsors to bits. However, their presentations or services provided do not infer any kind of endorsement by Coinscrum, its organisers or Scrumline Ltd of any possible investment opportunity via their products and services or in any related ICO (Initial Coin Offering). Crypto-tokens are a high risk investment and you should always carry out your own thorough research and due diligence before deciding whether or not to invest yourself.

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    Coinscrum started life as a very small Bitcoin meetup group in a pub in Paddington in 2012.

    Since then we've had the pleasure of welcoming some of the most innovative thought leaders and builders in the blockchain space through our doors over the years.

    Our events have always been free and always focussed on the cutting edge.

    We attract people from every walk of life and pride ourselves in being open to all - whether the hardest-core computer science geek or someone who's only just had their interest piqued by this fascinating subject and wants to find out more.

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