August 21st, 2018 - January 2019
About the Tour
Blockstack is hosting a global speaker series featuring thought leaders and luminaries discussing and presenting on key topics related to decentralization, the new internet, dapps, censorship, token economies, and more. The tour will feature some of the biggest names, projects, and people discussing the most important ideas, problems, and opportunities in our rapidly changing world. We'll be making stops in cities around the world and want to meet you!
Speakers
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Muneeb Ali
Co-founder, Blockstack
Ryan Shea
Co-founder, Blockstack
Megha Rajagopalan
China Bureau Chief & Asia Correspondent, BuzzFeedNews
Alex Gladstein
Chief Strategy Officer, Human Rights Foundation
Justin Hunter
Founder, Graphite
Michael Kaisers
Distributed Systems PhD, CWI Amsterdam
Avthar Sewrathan
Co-founder, Afari
Richard Adjei
Co-founder, Afari
Felix Madutsa
Co-founder, Afari
Richard Muirhead
Founder and Partner, Fabric VC
Vinay Gupta
Larry Salibra
Engineering Partner, Blockstack
David Fauchier
Justin Carter
Founder, Misthos
+ more
New speakers will be announced regularly!
What they'll be discussing:
Decentralizing social networks
Impact of decentralization in at-risk communities
The potential impact of decentralization in our daily lives
The importance of Layer 2
Why do we need decentralized storage and networks?
What makes an essential crypto currency?
What business models will exist on the decentralized internet?
What it will take to get to billions of decentralized app users?
The new internet/web 3.0, dapps, censorship, token economies, and more.
Why building on Blockstack is more scalable than other dapp platforms.
Meetup Stops
Don't see one near you? Host one!
ENDED - 8.21.2018
San Francisco Meetup
We are excited to have Blockstack co-founder Ryan Shea joining us! We will also be featuring the team from Stealthy.im, a messaging platform built on Blockstack.
ENDED - 8.22.2018
Blockstack: A New Internet
Join us as we discuss our effort to re-decentralize the internet. Blockstack Engineer Aaron Blankenstein and Michael Kaisers (Distributed Systems PhD) will join us for open Q and A and networking.
ENDED - 8.22.2018
Decentralized Social Networking & Blockstack
Join the Blockstack team and other blockchain/dev-tool enthusiasts for networking and presentations by Muneeb Ali, Blockstack co-founder and Avthar Sewrathan, Richard Adjei and Felix Madutsa of Afari.io.
ENDED - 9.14.2018
Boston
Join us at the CIC Venture Café where we will be kicking off regularly scheduled Blockstack Boston meetups. We will be doing everything from networking, hackathons, and even hosting guests from Blockstack and other local blockchain companies.
10.8.2018
San Francisco (#2)
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10.10.2018
Berlin
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10.16.2018
Stamford, CT
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10.17.2018
Houston
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10.18.2018
New Haven
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11.7.2018
Newark
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11.15.2018
Salt Lake City
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11.16.2018
Philadelphia
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12.18.2018
Prague
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Copenhagen
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Chicago
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Delhi
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Dublin
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Johannesburg
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Munich
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New York, NY (#2)
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Paris
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Singapore
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Sydney
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Tokyo
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Toronto
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Zurich
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Washington, D.C.
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