Practical Blockchain Meetup SFBW: Taraxa, Celer, Chainlink & Algorand

Taraxa Project
Taraxa Project
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MTB Innovation Center

450 Townsend Street · San Francisco, ca

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MTB Innovation Center in San Francisco (450 Townsend St)

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Taraxa X Celer X Chainlink X Algorand present:

Practical Blockchain SF Meetup
Friday, November 1, 2019: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
MTB Innovation Center - 450 Townsend Street, San Francisco

Taraxa has partnered up with Celer Networks, Chainlink, and Algorand to present “Opportunities in Practical Blockchain,” an official event during SF Blockchain Week. This event will bring together leading thought leaders from prominent projects to discuss practical blockchain applications in the real world.

We will discuss how to match blockchain technology innovations with business models, and use the technology to solve real-world opportunities. We'll also talk about the technical & business challenges and achievements during actual blockchain application implementation, with a focus on real-world adoption use cases.

Our honorable speakers and panelists include:
Steven Pu, CEO at Taraxa
Xiaozhou Li, Co-Founder at Celer Network
Daniel Kochis, Global Head of BD & Partnerships at Chainlink
Sam Abbassi, Tech Evangelist at Algorand

Taraxa is HIRING for developers! We’re looking for candidates interested in:
Distributed Systems
Applied Cryptography
Languages & Compilers

Presentations (6:00pm - 7:00pm)

Keynote Speeches:
Steven Pu | CEO & Founder of Taraxa
Topic: Practical IoT/Blockchain Applications

Xiaozhou Li | Co-founder of Celer Network
Topic: Celer's Adoption Progress on Blockchain Gaming and More

Sam Abbassi, Tech Evangelist at Algorand
Topic: Algorand: Practical features of blockchain

7:00 PM – 7:40 PM: Q&A + Panel Discussion
Topic: Opportunities & Challenges of Using Blockchain Technology to Address Real-World Problems

7:40 PM - 8:00 PM: Social Time + Networking

This is a free event. Please RSVP and bring your photo ID for convenient check-in. Food and drinks will be provided for guests at the event.

About Taraxa:

Taraxa is a fast, scalable, and device-friendly public ledger designed to help IoT ecosystems become more trusted, autonomous, and valuable. Taraxa is founded by Stanford alumni with a focus on facilitating IoT data sharing and trading. The project’s tech Highlights include rapidly-finalized DAG, concurrency inspired by STM, fuzzy sharding, trustless light nodes, and adaptive protocol. Taraxa introduces significant new innovations such as concurrent smart contracts based on the principles of STM, practical trustless light nodes for IoT devices, and encrypted data markets. It is well-funded and has a slew of partnerships negotiated ready to deploy applications on our protocol once the main net launches. For more info, please visit