Cambridge Blockchain society Events and Activities

Academic Year 2023/24

Workshop and Brunch with Nethermind

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, May 25, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Technical stream
For our final workshop of the academic year, we invite Julian Sutherland (PhD), Head of Formal Verification at Nethermind, to give us a talk about formal verification of Solidity smart contracts using the Lean 4 and the Clear framework, that recently gains popularity amongst mathematicians.

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Workshop and Brunch with NEAR

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Technical stream
Owen Hassall is the Developer Relations at near/dev/hub. He is also a co-founder of VEX, an Esports project that is currently being developed on NEAR. In addition, Owen serves as the President of the Leeds Blockchain Society. He is a Theoretical Physics student with a strong passion for Quantum Computing.

This workshop will build upon the first NEAR workshop from February 10th (Building a simple smart contract on NEAR). You will connect the back-end to the front-end to create a fully functional application across the entire stack.

No prerequisites are required.

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Workshop and Brunch with Partech

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Entrepreneurial stream
Carlota Armero Saura is an experienced professional in the venture capital industry. Currently, she serves as a member of Partech's Seed team. With a strong background in supporting early-stage founders, Carlota's passion for entrepreneurship was further fueled during her time as the first employee at a VC-backed consumer startup in Berlin. Before that, she gained valuable experience working with various startups and VC firms in London, primarily focusing on B2B and enterprise SaaS. Carlota holds a degree in Management from the London School of Economics, where she actively contributed to shaping the LSE accelerator program, sparking her interest in the world of venture and startups.

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Workshop and Brunch with Nethermind

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 17, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Technical stream
Swapnil Raj is the Head of Innovation at Nethermind, a blockchain research and software engineering company. Nethermind empowers enterprises and developers worldwide to build on decentralized systems. Their mission is to deliver pioneering research and development that enables accessible, transparent, and borderless economic and governance systems.

The "Scaling Ethereum" workshop addresses the scalability challenges of Ethereum using various strategies and technologies. It begins by exploring the blockchain trilemma, highlighting the difficulty of achieving scalability, security, and decentralisation simultaneously. The workshop then delves into key aspects such as the role of data availability in scaling, different types of rollup architecture (e.g. optimistic and zk-rollups), and a case study on Starknet's implementation of zk-rollups. It also discusses modular blockchains, Cosmos for blockchain interoperability, and DAG (Directed Acyclic Graph) based mempools to increase transaction throughput. The workshop additionally covers optimisation strategies like parallelism, access lists, and STM (Software Transactional Memory). You will gain a deep understanding of blockchain scalability challenges and potential solutions, making this workshop ideal for developers and blockchain enthusiasts interested in the technical details of scaling Ethereum.

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Workshop and Brunch with PremFina

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 17, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Entrepreneurial stream
Bundeep Singh Rangar is a recognized fintech entrepreneur, investor, and deal maker. He has raised over half a billion dollars in equity and debt funding in the UK, Europe, Canada, and India over the past decade. Recently, he celebrated his latest successful raise for his venture, PremFina, with a pilgrimage to Burning Man in the Nevada desert.

Bundeep raised £27 million in debt and equity for his London-based insurtech firm, PremFina. The funding came from Japan's Rakuten Capital, Silicon Valley, UK-based Draper Esprit, Thomvest Ventures, the family office of Canada's Thomson family, shareholders in Thomson Reuters, Emery Capital, and Talis Capital. This funding has positioned PremFina as the leading alternative premium finance provider in the UK.

Apart from his involvement with PremFina, Bundeep is an investor in various fintech companies and has been featured in publications such as Bloomberg News, Forbes, The Telegraph, and The Times. He is a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV, the BBC, CNBC, CNN, and Sky News. Bundeep has also produced his first Bollywood-Hollywood crossover film, Line of Descent.

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Workshop and Brunch with NEAR

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 10, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Technical stream
Owen Hassall is the Developer Relations at near/dev/hub. He is also a co-founder of VEX, an Esports project that is currently being developed on NEAR. In addition, Owen serves as the President of the Leeds Blockchain Society. He is a Theoretical Physics student with a strong passion for Quantum Computing. The first NEAR workshop (out of two) will be slightly more challenging, but fear not - Owen will provide hands-on assistance to ensure that the content remains manageable. Make sure, though, to meet a few prerequisites beforehand.

1. Install Rust from
o An introduction to Rust:
o If you are using Windows, it is recommended to use WSL by following this guide: If you are not using Windows, you can use a Linux VM.

2. Ensure that you have a code editor installed. You can download Visual Studio Code from

3. Learn a little about object-oriented programming from this video:

In the second NEAR workshop on February 24th, you will be able to connect the back-end to the front-end, creating a fully functional app!

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Workshop and Brunch with a16z

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 10, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Entrepreneurial stream
Liz Harkavy is a partner on the a16z crypto investment team. She focuses on web 2.5 / picks and shovels, as well as decentralised infrastructure. Before joining a16z crypto, Liz was a founding engineer at Corsali (now Vana), a venture-backed full-stack machine learning platform. The platform is powered by highly educated workers who label data to earn crypto from their phones. Prior to that, she gained experience at Facebook and NASA JPL. At JPL, Liz conducted research on utilising reinforcement learning to optimise a delay tolerant network node. She presented her findings at the IEEE Aerospace conference.

Liz completed her bachelor's degree in Physics and Computer Science, as well as her master's degree in Computer Science, at MIT. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

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Workshop and Brunch with Bebop

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 3, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Technical stream
Mohammad Nokhbatolfoghahai is the Lead Software Engineer at Bebop, a trading app and a suite of APIs that finds the best route for your trades. Quick, secure, any tokens in any size, at the best prices. The Bebop workshop offers a high-level overview of algorithmic trading in DEX (decentralised exchanges), utilising Bebop's platform. It includes a brief introduction to Bebop’s features, basic algorithmic trading principles, hands-on exercises with trading bots, and strategies tailored for DEX environments. This workshop is ideal for those interested in the practical aspects of DeFi and algorithmic trading, blending theoretical insights with real-world applications.

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Workshop and Brunch with NEAR

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, February 3, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Entrepreneurial stream
Altan Tutar is a highly skilled professional in web3 and blockchain, with a background in machine learning, process improvement, software development, and business development. As a member of the NEAR Foundation, Altan is responsible for driving the adoption and growth of the NEAR Protocol, which is a scalable and decentralised platform for open web applications. Altan has played a significant role in expanding NEAR Protocol's user base from 700k to approximately 4.3M+. Additionally, Altan showcases NEAR's technology to potential partners and assists them in building smart contracts and decentralised applications. Altan has collaborated closely with key partners such as KaiChing and Sweatcoin, both of which rank among the top 5 most utilised decentralised applications. Altan is a Core Contributor to the protocol and also provides guidance to the Imperial Blockchain Group at Imperial College London.

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Workshop and Brunch with Nethermind

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, January 27, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Technical stream
Jorik Schellekens is the co-CTO at Nethermind, a blockchain research and software engineering company. Nethermind empowers enterprises and developers worldwide to build on decentralized systems. Their mission is to deliver pioneering research and development that enables accessible, transparent, and borderless economic and governance systems.

The "Introduction to Ethereum" workshop aims to enhance understanding of Ethereum and blockchain technology. It covers key topics including blockchain security, different blockchain models (EVM - Ethereum Virtual Machine, UTXO - Unspent Transaction Output, and general computation), consensus algorithms (Proof of Work and Proof of Stake), and their social implications. The workshop also explores advanced consensus protocols like PBFT - Practical Byzantine Fault tolerance, Tendermint, and Casper + Ghost, as well as PBS - Proposer Builder Separation and MEV - Maximal Extractable Value and their impact on blockchain technology. You will gain a solid understanding of blockchain security, implementation, consensus algorithms, the blockchain trilemma, and strategies for scaling blockchains. The workshop combines theory with practical insights.

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Workshop and Brunch with Tagus Capital

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday, January 27, 2024, 12 - 2 PM

Entrepreneurial stream
Gui Silva is the General Partner at Tagus Capital that invests in companies and protocols dedicated to developing the next generation of blockchain technology infrastructure. Tagus Capital specialises in investments related to cryptoassets, blockchain, risk management, metaverse, decentralised finance (DeFi), and non-fungible tokens (NFT). They provide support and investment opportunities to entrepreneurs who are leading the way in Web3 innovation, combining Blockchain Technology with AI, ML, Quantum Computing, Reverse Computing, and Big Data.

Tagus Capital has a strong presence in university spinoff ecosystems and actively encourages collaboration and knowledge sharing among researchers at prestigious institutions such as the University of Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College, and UCL, amongst others. They also offer support to various student and professor-led initiatives in the UK and Europe that focus on blockchain technology.

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Workshop and Brunch with James Zaki

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 20 January 2024, 12 - 2pm

Technical stream
James Zaki is an engineer and educator specialising in tech development, IoT, and Ethereum. With over 20 years of professional experience, he has spent the last 12 years focusing on software development (smart contracts), conducting technical workshops, managing products, and serving as a tech advisor, both locally and internationally. He also hosts Weekly Web3 Workshops in London, covering topics such as tech-talk, engineering and product development, providing entrepreneurs with an opportunity to enhance their skills in decentralised software.

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Workshop and Brunch with Cambridge Future Tech

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 20 January 2024, 12 - 2pm

Entrepreneurial stream
Xavier is COO of Cambridge Future Tech, a uniquely technology-first venture builder, working closely with top-tier universities for positive global impact. Xavier is an accomplished serial founder who has successfully raised over £5 million in investment for various innovative ventures. He has led several startups in the fields of AI, marketing, and HR technology. Xavier currently serves on the boards of multiple DeepTech ventures, including those in Robotics, Synthetic Biology, and Semiconductors. He holds a master's degree from the University of Cambridge. Xavier has been featured in The Guardian, USA Today, Tech Nation, and other publications. In 2017, he was recognised as one of CVC Capital Partners Young Innovators, and in 2016, he was named NACUE's National Entrepreneur of the Year.

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Workshop and Brunch with Jorik Schellekens (Nethermind)

St Catharine’s College and King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 2 December 2023, 12 - 2pm

The term will be closed by a Cambridge alumni, Jorik Schellekens (CTO) from Nethermind, blockchain research company. The session will mark the start of a 6-month long ZK-curriculum that will be continued in the Lent Term for students technically minded and skilled. The first lecture, however, is introductory and thus appropriate for all backgrounds. We will dive into the building blocks of web3: what do you as a builder need to know about regulation and community governance in order to build the most successful products? A short lay of the land of the blockchain scene will be given to understand how a team can get started in the space.

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Workshop and Brunch with Diana Biggs

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 25 November 2023, 12 - 2pm

This week, our guest is Diana, a Partner at early-stage crypto venture firm 1kx, where she leads institutional connectivity, with a focus on supporting the firm's 80+ portfolio projects. In addition to her role at 1kx, Diana is an Associate Fellow with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and a Board Member for HIVE Digital Technologies Switzerland. Before joining 1kx, she was Chief Strategy Officer at Valour and served as CEO of its digital asset ETP business from launch through to acquisition. Earlier roles include Global Head of Innovation for HSBC Private Banking, VP and Head of Growth & Partnerships, EMEA for Uphold, Chief Strategy Officer for Soko, and Consultant with Oliver Wyman Financial Services.

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Workshop and Brunch with Boon Seng Pui and Max Patacchiola on WorldCoin

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 18 November 2023, 12 - 2pm

This week, we will be hosting Boon Seng Pui and Max Patacchiola building technology for Worldcoin co-founded by OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. Worldcoin is a decentralised digital identification platform that aims to provide every person with a convenient way to verify their authenticity as a real human, distinguishing them from bots or AI algorithms. The ultimate goal is to create a global financial and identity network based on proof of personhood. Boon and Max will explain the concept and implications of decentralized identity from philosophical, economic, and technical perspectives. This workshop is suitable for students from all backgrounds who are interested in exploring what appears to be the next level of the imitation game.

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Workshop and Brunch with Eleanor Davies (VitaDAO) on Decentralised Science and Company Building Models

King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 11 November 2023, 12pm

This week, we will be hosting Eleanor Davies, a key figure in bio- and healthtech finance serving as VitaDAO's deal flow steward and a co-founder and COO of LabDAO. Her background includes securing multimillion-dollar startup funding and building portfolios at a Silicon Valley accelerator, as well as providing mid- to large-cap consultancy for the Marwood Group in healthcare and biotech.

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Workshop and Brunch with James Zaki (Ethereum Foundation) on smart contract development

Keynes Lecture Hall, King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 4 November 2023, 12pm

This week, James Zaki, a software engineer at the Ethereum Foundation, will showcase the first steps to smart contract development that students may explore for their projects. No technical background is required.

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Workshop and Brunch with Thomas Crow (Fabric Ventures) on VC and AI

Audit Room, King's College, Cambridge

Saturday 28 October 2023, 10am

The first workshop will be conducted by Thomas Crew, alumnus of King's College, from Fabric Ventures. He will explain how VC companies operate and what they look for, particularly in the times of the bear market in AI hype. Following the workshop we will have brunch in King's Hall, where you can meet your peers and initiate your projects.

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Blockchain Applied: a Cambridge Blockchain Conference

The Cambridge Blockchain Society is proud to present its first-annual "Blockchain Applied, 2022" international conference on 12th March at the Cambridge Research Park, supported by Venue Partners and Cudo Ventures. Get excited for a day full of talks, panels, workshops, careers fair, food and drinks!


On 7 December at 11 am UK (GMT), our friends from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (@CCAF ) will be launching a new platform with FinTech market data and visualisations. To secure your place for this live online event at 11 am UK (GMT) on 7 December 2021, register here.

Nillion: Introduction to an Unhackable Decentralised Network

With the rise of Web 3.0, privacy and data control is becoming increasingly more valuable. A decentralised network which can store, utilise and compute sensitive information without ever holding the underlying data is what the industry needs. Learn about Nillion, an unhackable decentralised network, from our speakers!

Reading Group

Casual coffee chat with reading (whitepapers, decks, news) set every week - we meet both in-person and online. -

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Enterprise Tuesday - Digital Revolution: Cryptocurrencies

Tuesday 16th November 18:30 - 20:30

Stories (from failures to success and everything in between), experiences and thoughts from a range of speakers to capture the imagination of aspiring entrepreneurs, provide a variety of food for thought, and help broaden and enrich their outlook on what entrepreneurship can achieve. Please visit this webpage to sign up!

NFTs: Commoditising Art in the Digital Age

Join the event with the University of Cambridge’s Fitzwilliam Museum Society next week. The event will be on Tuesday 26th October at 7:00 pm (UK time). Here is the link to sign up for virtual attendance:

Blockchain + Antitrust - A Cambridge Blockchain Society Law event

The Cambridge Blockchain Society is organising a panel discussion with Dr. Thibault Schrepel, Dr. Okeoghene Odudu, and Dr. Ann Sofie Cloots. The title of the event is "Blockchain + Antitrust", which is also the title of Dr Thibault Schrepel's new book. Click here to register.

A Non-Technical Introduction to Blockchain

Main Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St. John's College, University of Cambridge

19th October 2021 @7:30PM

By popular demand, the Cambridge Blockchain Society is organising a talk with Laurence Kirk, CEO of, who will be giving a non-technical introduction to Blockchain Technology. Click here to register.

Cambridge Bitcoin Meetup

Wed, 20 October 2021

A lot has changed for Bitcoin since the last meetup:
- Lightning network adoption
- El Salvador making bitcoin legal tender
- Microstrategy and corporate FOMO began
- EFT's on the verge of acceptance
- Taproot lock-in
Lets meet up and discuss the crypto space and what has changed in our digital world. This is an informal event, everyone is welcome. It's a great space to learn and ask questions.

Introduction to NFTs

17th August at 5:30pm GMT+1

In the seventh session of the Filecoin Educate section of the Filecoin Club, students and hackers will get an introduction to NFTs, and how IPFS + Filecoin are essential to the NFT economy!

Hugh Karp AMA - Founder of Nexus Mutual

Zoom, 31 Mar 2021

This week we will be having an amazing event involving blockchain, insurance and fintech. The speaker, Hugh Karp, is the founder of Nexus Mutual, which offers a decentralised alternative to insurance.
The event is in partnership with Harvard Law School Blockchain and Fintech Initiative, Global Fintech Network and The Legal Chain, so it is also a great chance to meet people around the world!

CUATS Event: Towards Non-Perturbative Models of Market Dynamics

Wed, 20 October 2021

A talk by Dr. Igor Halperin, AI Research Associate at Fidelity Investments, entitled, "Towards Non-Perturbative Models of Market Dynamics"

CB Prize

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Nov 2nd, 2020

The CBPrize competition is an opportunity to win: £15k research support or venture funding, Mentorship, and Legal Services & Support. Our goal is to to keep supporting your ideas for ventures and research on decentralized technologies. Head to for more details

Privacy in Cosmos

Zoom, 30th June, 2020

Blockchain + Zero-Knowledge Proofs!
Join us next Wednesday to learn about exciting projects building privacy and zero-knowledge proofs into Cosmos. A fantastic opportunity for networking and conversations with fellow privacy engineers and enthusiasts in the Cosmos community.

Main Investment Trends in the Blockchain Space

Zoom, Dec 10th, 2020

Let's explore main investment trends in the blockchain space with Eterna Capital!
Join us this Thursday (10 Dec 2020 3pm GMT) for a presentation on venture capital investing in blockchain startups. Andrea Bonaceto, CEO at Eterna Capital, will tell us his story in blockchain investment, as well as Algorand's technology and business use-cases, and Algorand Europe Accelerator programme!

Are Central Bank Digital Currencies anything new?

Zoom, Nov 24th, 2020

we will hold a BIG roundtable discussion together with Cambridge Bitcoin Meetup! The topic is absolutely interesting --- We will explore Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) with a world-class panel of experts from the International Monetary Fund, Bank of International Settlement, Cypherium and Sino Capital.

China & UK Blockchain

GSMA, London

June 11th, 2018 at 13.00

Join our society along with BGTA and XChain to explore the Blockchain ecosystems of both the UK and China. The society is looking for interesting startups to pitch during the event.

Law and Blockchain: Is Law an obstacle or a sidekick to blockchains?

Faculty of Law, Feb 3rd, 2020

In our first event of the year we will try to see where this confusion stems from and what can be done about it. We have an extremely over-qualified selection of speakers for this panel:
1. Prof. Louise Gullifer, Law faculty
2. Dr. Andrei Kirilenko, Judge Business School
3. Ben Kingsley, Slaughter & May.
4. Sameer Ismail, Uphold Inc.

Cambridge Blockchain Prize Soft Launch

Judge Business School, Cambridge, Nov 25th, 2019

Have a research or early stage business idea related to blockchain or other types of decentralised technologies?
The Cambridge Blockchain Prize ( CBPrize ) is a 4-month competition aimed at supporting early stage ventures and research at the University of Cambridge leveraging decentralised technologies to solve real world problems.
Jon Bradford , Cofounder, Cambridge Blockchain Hub & Partner, Dynamo Ventures
David Fletcher , Partner & Oliver Watkins , Head of Business Development, Farrer & Co ,
Hassan Khan , CEO, Todaq

Future of Blockchain Cambridge Workshop 1

Nov 14th, 2019

As candidates are preparing for the Blockchain Competition to build a real-business project, CBS welcomes StakeZero Ventures to talk more about our competition as well as offer invaluable hints. It is the chance for you to develop your idea and absorb more fresh knowledge on blockchain projects.
- Welcome, recap of how competition works
- What comes next
- Co-founder speed dating
- Tips on how to do well
- Beer+Pizza

Law and Defi (and more!)

March 8th, 2021

Join us for an informal talk with our amazing speakers, Jacek Czarnecki (Global legal counsel at Maker) and Emily Bradley (professional support lawyer at Slaughter & May), on the legal challenges facing entrepreneurs and firms active in cryptocurrency and blockchain, the UK and EU regulatory framework to decentralised finance (DeFi), use cases, future outlook and what it means to be a DeFi lawyer.

Future of Blockchain Competition

Judge Business School, Cambridge, Nov 2020

Organised by our sponsor, StakeZero ventures, the Future of Blockchain Competition is an inter-university event that encourages students of all levels and disciplines to build either your own idea, a startup you've been working on, or something new.
Prizes include 24 x £2,000 bounties, £20,000 top prize, £10,000 2nd prize, £5,000 3rd prizes and >£50k seed investment for viable projects that want to go full time. More info about the competition at

Blockchain 2020: Beyond the Hype

Judge Business School, Cambridge, Oct 30th, 2019

State of the Blockchain World: Permissioned and Public -
Keith Bear, Research Fellow, Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance: Permissioned Blockchains
Moderated Panel Session - Beyond the Hype, including :
Hazem Danny Al-Nakib, Dr Ann Sofie Cloots & Oliver Johnston-Watt
Stay on after for pizza and drinks.

Future of Blockchain Speaker and Launch Event

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Oct 23rd, 2019 at 1900

Future of Blockchain is a 3 month competition to build a project with blockchain. You can either enter/build a startup or answer a technical challenge. Be rewarded with over £100k worth of prizes and potentially receive investment for your idea.
This event included:
- Talks from our partners: Algorand, Tezos, Near Protocol and Zilliqa.
- Information about the competition
- Q/A with the partners about their companies and challenges
- Free Pizza and beer

Future of Blockchain Finale and KCL Cryptocurrency Dev Class Demo Day

Strand, London, WC2R 1ES

March 19th, 2019 at 1900

Join us for the finale of the Future of Blockchain competition and demo day for KCL's MSc Developer Cryptocurrency Class (which has been kindly supported and promoted by Work on Blockchain) Meet exciting, earliest stage projects from Oxford, Cambridge and London working on blockchain. Network with leading blockchain companies, investors and academics.

7pm-7.30pm: Cryptocurrency class Presentation
7.30pm-8.45pm: Future of Blockchain Finale Presentations
8.45pm-10pm: Drinks Reception

Leaseum Partners - Introduction to Tokenized Assets and Security Tokens

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Feb 21st, 2019 at 1800

TokenMarket x LEASEUM Partners
According to a recent Forbes article: 2017 was the year of the utility token, 2018 was the year of realizing the mistake of the utility token, and 2019 will be the year of tokenized securities. This event is a great opportunity to learn about Security Tokens: the third Blockchain revolution.
Guest Speakers:
Ryan Hanley, Managing Director of TokenMarket Technologies
Julianne Sloane, Leaseum Partners

Enterprise Blockchain with Richard Brown, CTO of R3, and Partners

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Feb 5th, 2019 at 1830

We are delighted to host three distinguished guests to give an overview of the state of enterprise blockchain and what we can expect moving forward. Join us, have your questions answered by one of the world's largest enterprise blockchain firms, and enjoy pizza and drinks sponsored by the Cambridge Blockchain Hub.
Guest speakers:
Richard Brown, CTO, R3
Ben Wyeth, Distinguished Engineer, Chorum Group
Brian Nolan, Founder, Finteum

Blockchain 2019 and Beyond: Big Future or Big Bust?

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Jan 23rd, 2019 at 1800

BITMEET x Cambridge Blockchain Society.
2018 was an eventful year of spectacular booms and busts in the blockchain space. Where will blockchain go from here, what real impact may we see, or is it all fluff? Join us for an evening with our panel of experts to find out!
Magdalena Golebiewska, Country Manager, Luno
Will Harbourne, Director of Operations, Ethfinex
Richard Muirhead, Founding Partner, Fabric Ventures

A VC’s perspective on Blockchain

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Nov 14, 2018 at 1800

Interested in the investor's perspective on backing blockchain startups and early-stage projects not just cryptocurrencies? We are pleased to host George McDonaugh, the CEO of KR1, a blockchain investment company, and the first to support innovative decentralized and open-source blockchain projects. George will talk about the founding history of KR1 and give an investor's point of view of what's going on in the blockchain space.

Meetup: Careers, Blockchain and Pizza

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Nov 7, 2018 at 1830

Interested in a career in the blockchain sector? Or interested in starting your own venture? Join us for an evening of conversation, pizza and drinks. Our speakers will talk about: Getting and working in the blockchain space. What companies are looking for? Support for new ventures in Cambridge. Specific opportunities from their portfolio of companies.
Anthony Beaumont, Operations Director, StakeZero Ventures.
Hazem Danny Al-Nakib, Co-Founder, Cambridge Blockchain Hub.

ALGORAND, Truly Distributed Ledger

Department of Engineering, Cambridge

Oct 30, 2018 at 1730

Turing Award winner and an MIT professor Silvio Micali will tell you about how Algorand changing the conversation in the blockchain space.
During the session, they will also tell you how to get involved with Algorand. And for those who wants to get in touch and join Algorand's UK Community Lead program, please send a brief intro to [email protected] .

Welcome Meetup

Judge Business School, Cambridge

Oct 29, 2018 at 1800

Hope everyone has enjoyed their first few weeks this term and settled in well. Interested in "blockchain"? Join us for an overview discussion about blockchain, the society, and what's going on in Cambridge in this space. We have invited several outstanding speakers to give introductions to blockchain from different perspectives.
This will be an introductory session aimed at anyone who as an interest in the field from any angle (business, economic, policy, technical) and level of knowledge

Parity Cambridge Blockchain Meetup

The Granta, Cambridge

Oct 25th, 2018 at 17.30

Introduction to Blockchain Nodes + Building the Tech to Power Blockchains
Attend this presentation to learn what is being built at the cutting edge of blockchain technology.
Doors open at 5:30pm and presentations will begin around 6:00pm. We’ll have time for questions, discussion, and networking.
Beer and pizza will be served.

DoraHacks Blockchain&Finance Hack

Oxford Mathematics Institute, Oxford

Oct 20-21, 2018 at 930

If you’re free on Oct 20th-21st t and feel like winning prizes by solving actual Blockchain & Finance problems, feel free to join DoraHacks Global Hack Series 2018@Oxford! We provide you with a prize pool of $10,000 and a chance to win flight tickets to DoraHacks Global Hackathon Series!

The Future of Work - ConsenSys

Kings College London, London

Oct 16th, 2018 at 18.30

Interested in how Decentralisation will affect work cultures?
Or wondered how does Diversity fit in?
Have you asked yourself how you can get involved with Blockchain?
Join us to hear from a broad group of speakers, ranging from the campus engagement team, technical evangelists and non-technical team members.

THE BIG BITMEET - Student Conference

UCL Roberts Building, London

Oct 13th, 2018 at 9.00

Bitmeet are conducting first student-led conference dedicated to blockchain. THE BIG BITMEET aims to unite Students and Professionals and will offer a level of direct interaction on a scale never attempted before.
Don't forget to use CT1@BBM code to get 20% discount on tickets!

Freshers' Fair

Marquee at Parker's Piece, Cambridge

Oct 2-3, 2018 from 10AM to 4PM

We will have a booth (MN15) located in the Marquee. Come and meet our committee memebers. Free Swags to hand out.
Every year CUSU puts on the biggest event of the Fresher’s calendar, the Freshers’ Fair. The only place here you’ll get to see some of the hundreds of sports and societies available to students at the University of Cambridge.

Trust & Technology Initiative

Robinson College, Cambridge

Sep 20th, 2018 at 14.00

The Trust & Technology Initiative brings together and drives forward interdisciplinary research from Cambridge and beyond to explore the dynamics of trust and distrust in relation to internet technologies, society and power; to better inform trustworthy design and governance of next generation tech at the research and development stage; and to promote informed, critical, and engaging voices supporting individuals, communities and institutions.

Cambridge Wireless Blockchain Event

Bradfield Center, Cambridge

June 5th, 2018 at 17.30

Blockchain: a waste of resources, or the future of networking?
No coins required... It's at the Bradfield Centre on Cambridge Science Park, starting 5.30/6pm with pizza and talks. will speak.