Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala: December 8th, 2017 Part 7

The Chicago blockchain community gathered on December 8th, 2017 to hear some of the most influential blockchain voices in Chicago. The night’s goal was to demonstrate some of the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of bitcoinether, and cryptocurrencies in general!

This video features Dr. Huining Cao of CKGSB. Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) is a private, non-profit, independent educational institution and the only business school in China with faculty governance. They have been leading the way in their research of the blockchain. Check out this video to see how they are educating their students on blockchain technology!

Check out Part 1-6 of this event:

Siacoin: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers Siacoin! In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Siacoin is a decentralized cloud-like storage system, trying to make data storage safer and more cost effective. They claim their decentralized cloud storage is 10x less expensive than current cloud providers. Learn about how Siacoin works in this episode.

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala: December 8th, 2017 Part 6

The Chicago blockchain community gathered on December 8th, 2017 to hear some of the most influential blockchain voices in Chicago. The night’s goal was to demonstrate some of the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of bitcoinether, and cryptocurrencies in general!

HyperLending is a platform that allows holders of digital assets to leverage their holdings as collateral for cash loans. Their first product is a USD denominated loan which enables holders of digital assets, like Bitcoin, Ether, and Hcash, to get liquidity against the asset value without having to sell their digital assets.

Check out Part 1-5 of this event:

Part 1 – Taylor Gerring on blockchain technology

Part 2 – Jeremy Cogan on Blockchain WTF

Part 3 – Danny Johnson on PinkCoin

Part 4 – Marquis Davis on Urban Array

Part 5 – Aleks Velkoski on Ethventures

Bitshares: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers Bitshares! In this series, we will cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Bitshares is a decentralized autonomous organization, or a DAO for short, that serves as a decentralized exchange and fintech solution. They have some different system components and features, and offers a solution to the scalability problems of other blockchain networks.

Blockchain in Chicago Winter Gala at the Hyatt Centric: December 8th, 2017 Part 5

The Chicago blockchain community is gathered on December 8th, 2017 to hear some of the most influential blockchain voices in Chicago. The night’s goal was to demonstrate some of the technology behind the recent rapid gain in value of bitcoinether, and cryptocurrencies in general!

This video features Aleks Velkoski of Ethventures, experts on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. They fund investments, applied R&D, and education. Through their work, they have increased focus on distributed ledger applications at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Check out Part 1-4 of this event:

Part 1 – Taylor Gerring on blockchain technology

Part 2 – Jeremy Cogan on Blockchain WTF

Part 3 – Danny Johnson on PinkCoin

Part 4 – Marquis Davis on Urban Array

Monacoin: Blockchain Token – What is it?

This episode of Blockchain Token – Which is it? covers Monacoin! In this series, we cover the different types of blockchain platforms and cryptocurrencies on the market right now.  We’ll give you a quick description of each blockchain/token, its function, who is their competition and where you can learn more.

Monacoin is a popular Japanese cryptocurrency based off of Mona, a popular cultural cat meme (kind of like Dogecoin). Most users are located in Japan, where many local merchants accept Monacoin.