• Slicing the Crypto Pie

    WeWork Atrium Tower

    Venture capitalists, crypto investors, crypto accelerators, your annoying co-worker who says he got into crypto since 2000 when it wasn’t even a thing, your grandma. Everyone wants a piece of the crypto pie. As blockchain technologies gradually become more viable, and the tech world develops a sweet tooth for the crypto pie, there is a new wave of investors and accelerators appearing to service this growing ecosystem. But the amount of blockchain and crypto companies popping around the world is overwhelming and picking the best and brightest projects from a basket full of failing projects and scams has made cherry picking more important than ever. Can accelerators provide a quality label for startups to transition into a safer ecosystem where institutional investors can also participate? Would this increase the success rate and image of ICOs? What’s the perspective of crypto funds and classical VCs? Join us, learn, and discuss with us. On September 20th, we are bringing together four panelists of Berlin's crypto ecosystem on stage. Speakers: Florian Till, Investment Director at the innogy Innovation Hub Miriam Neubauer, Managing Director at Catena Capital Lukasz Musialski, Co-Founder & Portfolio Director at IconiqLab Jasmine Zhang, CEO at LongHash Germany Julia Morrongiello, Associate at Point Nine Capital Agenda: 18.30 – Doors open, networking 19.00 – Intro from speakers 19.15 – Panel discussion 20.00 – Networking & drinks ------------------------------------------------------------------- About innogy Innovation Hub The innogy Innovation Hub drives game-changing ideas that can revolutionise an existing business model or industry permanently. It is actively looking to invest in start-ups that have already demonstrated their value in the market and have the potential for exponential growth, with the innogy Innovation Hub as their partner of choice. It is funded by innogy SE, a leading German energy company with revenue of around €43 billion (2017), more than 42,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. About Catena Capital: CatenaCapital is one of the first German accelerators focused on backing and growing blockchain and cryptocurrency companies from the earliest days on, up to an ICO. We are backed by some of Germany's most successful entrepreneurs, and support founders who dare to imagine a world based on decentralized systems. Recent investments: herdius.com About LongHash: LongHash is a platform for accelerating the development and understanding of blockchain technology. LongHash's data journalism platform provides original, independent article to understand what the blockchain hype is about and LongHash incubators provide full range of support for start-ups in the field of funding, consulting, legal service, operation, exchange etc. About IconiqLab: Founded in early 2017, Iconiq Lab is the world’s first decentralized venture capital (VC) group, powered by the token sale accelerator program. Companies issuing their own tokens and blockchain solutions are provided with the tools and guidance needed to successfully raise capital to fulfil their vision. Members enjoy exposure to some of the most promising ventures graduating our accelerator. Exclusive token pre-sales are available with the highest discounts to ICNQ token holders. Over €1 million has been committed to the companies in the program. Iconiq Lab is a portfolio company and strategic partner of FinLab AG, a German publicly traded Fintech investor and company builder. About Point Nine Capital: Point Nine is an early-stage venture capital firm based in Berlin with roughly €200 million under management. As early backers of SaaS companies like Algolia, Typeform and Zendesk they are best known for their SaaS focus and expertise. Being in the blockchain space as an investor since 2015, they made investments in Chanalysis and Bitbond.

  • Scalability & Interoperability - Herdius, IOST, Catena.

    "Scalability & Interoperability - Herdius, IOST, Catena." RSVP: Seats are limited: https://scalability-interoperability-at-cryptotank.splashthat.com/ AGENDA: Interoperability and scalability are two of the longest standing hot topics of the blockchain industry. Technological change starts from bottom up, from the infrastructure level. That is why those two crucial topics, that the industry needs to deliver on, have been "honey to the bee" both for investors and founders. SPEAKERS: - Aaron Cunningham, www.IOST.io #59 coin by market cap, launching office in Berlin. Title: "Consensus mechanisms and scalability" IOST will focus its talk on the issues surrounding blockchain scalability, particularly with consensus mechanisms. The team will summarize and compare different consensus mechanisms and they will provide an overview of the IOST consensus mechanism, Proof of Believability. - Balazs Deme, www.Herdius.com Blockchain protocol based on private keys, making cross-chain easy. Title: "Interoperability through private keys. Making participating in governance in blockchains easier." BEAM IN - Balazs will be beamed in live from Shanghai. It will be 2am there so big thanks. - Miriam Neubauer, Florian Kössler, www.catena-capital.com Title: tbd Catena's talk will be focused on the token investor angle on the two topics of investing in interoperability and scalability protocols. Catering: Refreshments and snacks. RSVP: Seats are limited: https://scalability-interoperability-at-cryptotank.splashthat.com/ Location: CRYPTOTANK Markgrafenstr. [masked] Berlin

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  • Small get together/after-work hangout: Genesis.space(DAO) and Longhash, Fenbushi

    DECENTRALIZING GOVERNANCE? Free tonight? Stop by! Genesis Space from the network of Fenbushi VC, Longhash and crypto exchange Cybex are on a spontaneous visit to Berlin. Meet us alongside our German partners from Catena Capital. Company and speaker intro: Genesis Space (www.thegenesis.space) provides sidechain mechanisms to ensure high extensibility on top of the parent chain while simultaneously maintaining the security and immutability of the parent chain. The founder of Genesis Space, Alex, will talk about what blockchain mean to normal users rather developers. His project Genesis Space aims to change everything we know about social network. Speaker: Alex Li, Founder at The Genesis Space (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexli819/) Alex is a serial entrepreneur from Silicon Valley and graduated from Columbia University, also he holds multiple US patents. Catena Capital: www.catena-capital.com Longhash: www.longhash.com Fenbushi: www.fenbushi.vc Cybex: www.cybex.io

  • Introducing Herdius' consensus algorithm

    QUARTERS

    Join us @Quarters Berlin for a night of BBQ & drinks to discuss blockchain and Herdius' new consensus algorithm. Herdius is a scalable blockchain that aims to interconnect blockchain ecosystems on the private key level while creating a crypto asset agnostic decentralized exchange in the process. The vision of Herdius is to make it possible for users of any blockchain to make use of decentralized apps running on a different chain regardless if those apps are running on Ethereum, Lisk, IOTA, Nano, etc. In order to achieve this, a blockchain is needed that can facilitate such transaction throughput. In current blockchain designs newly created blocks follow each other linearly which results in a capped transaction throughput. The Herdius chain is capable of "stretching" itself vertically through placing blocks on top each other, blocks-on-blocks (BoB), by having each of the blocks verified / mined by different subgroups of verifiers we can achieve parallel mining. Herdius Flow is our consensus algorithm to achieve such scalability. It makes use of averaged and weighted graphs / coordinates and AVL trees to make it possible for Herdius to easily scale to tens of thousands of transactions per second.

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  • NYC #blockchainweek: Crypto, bricks and blocks @QUARTERS tonight

    Dear guests, Catena Capital (www.catena-capital.com) - German #1 blockchain company builder and crypto investor - invites you to hang out with us during blockchain week! Blockchain is the future. Living is a big part of that. That is why investments in both make sense and are complimentary. Two fascinating worlds. Catena Capital is backed by serial entrepreneurs. That makes company building the heart of what we do. QUARTERS was started by one of our Catena Capital's founding investors, and we carry this spirit of building successful companies onto the crypto projects we support. Tonight: You will get to see the new Quarters building in the East Village and hear about development there from the local facility manager Artem, if I can poach him ;). We'll do a quick tour through the facilities so you can see the space. And of course exchange our ideas on investing in crypto and real estate. QUARTERS (https://goquarters.com/o/new-york) is an urban co-living space for a lively productive community of young professionals, hackers and creative people from across the globe alike. The (soon to be fully opened) building in the East Village hosts 23 units with three bedrooms each, common spaces and an outdoor beergarden and hosts a total of 75 people. There will be some beverages and light snacks. See you there tonight.!

  • Coin Analytics #Deepdive with www.coindashboards.com 3/3

    Doors Open: 18.30 h Start: 19.00 h Cryptotank will be hosting the first Meetups surrounding the crypto analytics initiative at https://coindashboards.com coindashboards.com aims to create a blockchain agnostic market analytics initiative and to facilitate different kind of API mashups and data aggregation projects driven by community of crypto enthusiasts worldwide. We wish to keep this very experimental and fun. This Meetup is a place for anyone remotely interested in the crypto-field, as much as for experts, technologists and coders. We will open all Meetups with a community get-together, then hear short introductions to the analytics, findings and new ideas and finally delve into hacking and setting up new things on coindashboards.com. We therefore hope to strike a balance between very informative and very geek. Currently, coindashboards.com analyses hundreds of coins and tokens and creates market-cap weighted indices, which aid the analysis of real-time developments in the cryptocurrency market. More analytics are being released, including market-heatmaps and ranking charts. Join us to explore the colourful world of crypto. Or is it a pandora's box? http://coindashboards.com/ International WATCH OUT for the ZOOM.US room link, which we will have open for anyone to join remotely. Thursday, 26th April 2018 Open: 18.30 pm CET Start: 19.00 pm Location all announced Meetups at Physical: Cryptotank Berlin Markgrafenstraße[masked] Berlin Germany Virtual: zoom.us (tba)

  • Coin Analytics #Deepdive with www.coindashboards.com 2/3

    Doors Open: 18.30 h Start: 19.00 h This is the second Meetup and we will hear about: - Blockchain Value versus Transactions - Historic Index Analysis using the example of the Media & Publishing Index - Creating an interactive audience-favorites index live - What we do at coindashboards.com and how you can contribute - Hacking Cryptotank will be hosting the first Meetups surrounding the crypto analytics initiative at https://coindashboards.com coindashboards.com aims to create a blockchain agnostic market analytics initiative and to facilitate different kind of API mashups and data aggregation projects driven by community of crypto enthusiasts worldwide. We wish to keep this very experimental and fun. This Meetup is a place for anyone remotely interested in the crypto-field, as much as for experts, technologists and coders. We will open all Meetups with a community get-together, then hear short introductions to the analytics, findings and new ideas and finally delve into hacking and setting up new things on coindashboards.com. We therefore hope to strike a balance between very informative and very geek. Currently, coindashboards.com analyses hundreds of coins and tokens and creates market-cap weighted indices, which aid the analysis of real-time developments in the cryptocurrency market. More analytics are being released, including market-heatmaps and ranking charts. Join us to explore the colourful world of crypto. Or is it a pandora's box? http://coindashboards.com/ International WATCH OUT for the ZOOM.US room link, which we will have open for anyone to join remotely. Thursday, 5th April 2018 Open: 18.30 pm CET Start: 19.00 pm Location all announced Meetups at Physical: Cryptotank Berlin Markgrafenstraße[masked] Berlin Germany Virtual: zoom.us (tba)

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  • DFINITY @Cryptotank

    CryptoTank

    www.DFINITY.org presents at the Cryptotank, April 3rd: About this event: DFINITY takes the lessons learned from nine years of blockchain technology development and combines that with a product strategy informed by tech macro-trends. The result is a decentralised computing platform designed to align the interests of commodity hardware manufacturers, enterprise users, and the general public. RSVP: https://dfinitycryptotank.splashthat.com/ ==> please RSVP here for planning purposes, thanks. Speaker: Arthur Falls, Director of Communications @DFINITY (previously ConsenSys) What is dfinity? DFINITY is a protocol to enable the open internet to compete with platforms like Google and Amazon for authorship of the future history of the web. Agenda: The material presented on the evening revolves around DFINITY's positioning and consensus mechanism. An extended Q&A covers other aspects of the protocol which are yet to be finalised such as protocol governance, sharding, and DFINITY Stiftung organisational strategy. About Arthur: Arthur joined DFINITY after implementing ConsenSys’ initial content marketing strategy. He has a background in journalism, content marketing, and media production and has produced several popular blockchain-centric podcasts, most notably Beyond Bitcoin, The Ether Review, and The Third Web.

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  • Zilliqa & Trinity at Cryptotank

    CryptoTank

    Trinity and Zilliqa come together to have a conversation about why scaling the blockhain is the most critical thing and discuss their different scaling approaches. RSVP here: https://zilliqatrinityatcryptotank.splashthat.com/ Speakers: - David Li, Founder @Trinity, www.trinity.tech - Amrit Kumar, Co-founder and Head of Research @Zilliqa, www.zilliqa.com #Trinity develops an offchain scaling scheme for NEO. #Zilliqa is a next generation high throughput blockchain platform, with a market cap of over $300 million. Beverages and light food served. Kindly hosted by Cryptotank, Catena Capital and Herdius. RSVP now. Looking forward to see you all.

  • Coin Analytics #Deepdive with www.coindashboards.com 1/3

    Cryptotank will be hosting the first Meetups surrounding the crypto analytics initiative at www.coindashboards.com coindashboards.com aims to create a blockchain agnostic market analytics initiative and to facilitate different kind of API mashups and data aggregation projects driven by community of crypto enthusiasts worldwide. We wish to keep this very experimental and fun. This Meetup is a place for anyone remotely interested in the crypto-field, as much as for experts, technologists and coders. We will open all Meetups with a community get-together, then hear short introductions to the analytics, findings and new ideas and finally delve into hacking and setting up new things on coindashboards.com. We therefore hope to strike a balance between very informative and very geek. Currently, coindashboards.com analyses hundreds of coins and tokens and creates market-cap weighted indices, which aid the analysis of real-time developments in the cryptocurrency market. More analytics are being released, including market-heatmaps and ranking charts. Join us to explore the colourful world of crypto. Or is it a pandora's box? http://coindashboards.com/ International WATCH OUT for the ZOOM.US room link, which we will have open for anyone to join remotely. Announced Dates Saturday, 17th March 2018 Open: 10.30 am CET Start: 11 am Thursday, 5th April 2018 Open: 18.30 pm CET Start: 19.00 pm Thursday, 26th April 2018 Open: 18.30 pm CET Start: 19.00 pm Location all announced Meetups at Physical: Cryptotank Berlin Markgrafenstraße[masked] Berlin Germany Virtual: zoom.us (tba)

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