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Special Tuesday: Swarm City, real life example of the features Ethereum promises
September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
This special Tuesday event presents Swarm City in GG6 (by Bossard Arena).
Please note we have a limit on the headcount on 130 so sign up in time, but also please remember to sign off in case you change your mind or cannot make it, so potentially waitlisted people get in. Swarm City will generously sponsor the drinks.
You have to sign up on the meetup platform, here: https://www.meetup.com/Crypto-Valley-Forum/events/243200515/
Here is the description from Swarm City.
We will describe what Swarm City is and how it interacts with the Ethereum Platform and specifically how IPFS and Whisper are being utilized.
Speakers will be:
Michael Thuy (Twitter @kingflurkel)
Michael combines creativity and coding while thinking out of the box. Age 20, he started a digital media production company that was sold 4 years later to Duval Guilaume / Publicis. He joined Publicis working as creative director for the digital department. He then started McCann Erickson’s Digital department, creating digital marketing concepts for different clients. He is also a serial founder of very successful digital marketing startups before he started to work for the city of Antwerp and joined A-Labs, a research and development program, focusing on the economic and social impact of new technologies, such as Blockchain. His creative mindset is extremely helpful in developing new opportunities with Blockchain Technology as the focus is not to replicate existing processes with new technology but to create new processes because of improved technology.
Stefaan Ponnet (Twitter @sppnnet)
Stefaan is a true tech entrepreneur and Blockchain expert. His smart contract coding ability in solidity is well recognized in the Ethereum community. He has been developing software in several positions for more than 15 years. His involvement also included working as Freelancer for the City of Antwerp, working on the bridge between the Internet of Things and Blockchain Technology.His strategic thinking allows him to create sustainable products and business models. Being an entrepreneur himself he knows what it takes to make a business successful and is able to use the full potential of new technologies like Blockchain to accomplish this.
Bernd Lapp (Twitter @BerndLapp)
Bernd is leading the Business Hive. He got interested in Blockchain Technology and the business opportunities it provides, as part of his role as Head of Sales for a Fintech Startup in Switzerland. From 2015 onwards he focused on this new technology advising the big four consulting firms and also joined the Advisory Board of the Ethereum Foundation, one of the most promising Blockchain protocols available.He started his professional career working for the National Football League, creating a grassroots program to promote the development of American Football in Europe. Then continued working for Deutsche Telekom as Head of Product Marketing for T-Online.de, responsible for the largest general interest website in Germany, before he moved to Cryptovalley Zug in Switzerland. Living and working at the heart of the Global Blockchain Community.