Campus Party is the biggest international festival for technology and creativity. The festival has a strong focus on innovation and attending an event like this really gives you the opportunity to listen to, and get in touch with, those people that are actually working at the forefront, developing those solutions that are changing the world as we know it and will shape the future.
On June 9th SpidChain took part in the BNP Paribas International Hackathon. The event took place simultaneously in Rome as well as in other four international cities.
Is it actually raining bitcoin? More or less. The cause to this and many other tongue-in-cheek headlines was today’s launch of the Blockstream Satellite Network, a satellite network created to beam bitcoin worldwide using satellites.
Despite the date, more suitable for a beach vacation than a blockchain-themed meeting, the community of Blockchain Roma did not give up on us, and the 250 seats at disposal were sold out as usual
The second Blockchain Roma meetup met the expectations, with a crowded audience that included familiar faces - of those who decided to come back, clearly intrigued by the first meeting - as well as new ones
The first Blockchain Roma meetup left us with a good feeling. More than 200 people showed up at the door of LUISS EnLabs’ headquarters in Roma Termini to take part in our first meeting, not to mention the hundreds of people that followed our Facebook live stream.
Transactions through smart contracts on blockchain are known as fast, safe and highly automated processes, and although all of these words well describe the potential of blockchain technology, it will not be possible to achieve these performativity goals unless some broadly-shared standards for the tokenization of the assets, that are the same for all blockchains, are developed. It is with this idea that the company ConsenSys, specialized in developing blockchain solutions, and the XBRL consortium decided to join forces.
The Stockholm Fintech Hub will launch within the first quarter of 2017. It is a non-profit hub, created to develop Fintech in Sweden. The hub is going to be a place where fintech startups (but also regtech and insurtech ones) are accelerated and in the condition to communicate with each other, a sort of a cradle, a cradle created thanks to the joined effort of enterpreneurs, banks, investors, and even the government itself, to nurture the startups and watch them grow.
Here at SpidChain we decided to use a vesting strategy for the equities assigned to the founders. And obviously we decided to implement it using the blockchain that bitcoin kindly provides us!
Ukraine wants to digitize its money: the announcement has been followed by the revelation of a roadmap by the National Bank of Ukraine, which describes the next steps that will lead the nation to a cashless economy.