Future of Blockchain Competition (Ongoing)

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. If you're interested in participating but don't know what to build, have a go at one of the many partner-challenges!
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 https://www.futureofblockchain.co.uk/.



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.
Speakers:
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 [email protected]! 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 [email protected] code to get 20% discount on tickets! https://www.facebook.com/events/2139688259376086/

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. Fetch.ai will speak.

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.

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