Scottish Blockchain Meetup host Charles Hoskinson; Cardano Founder, Ethereum Co-Founder & CEO IOHK

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MBN are very excited to announce we have Charles HoskinsonCardano Founder, Ethereum Co-Founder & CEO IOHK presenting at our Scottish Blockchain Meetup.  In less that 5 days we have had over 130 register for this meetup being held in Edinburgh on Friday 16th February.

Charles Hoskinson is a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician. He attended Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado at Boulder to study Analytic Number Theory prior to moving into cryptography via industry exposure.

His professional experience includes founding three Cryptocurrency related start-ups – Invictus Innovations, Ethereum and IOHK – and a variety of colorful positions in the public and private sector. He was the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s education committee and established the Cryptocurrency Research Group in September of 2013.

His current projects focus on education of cryptocurrency topics, evangelism of decentralization and making cryptographic tools easier to use for the mainstream.

Darrel Curren, Co-organiser of Scottish Blockchain Meetup & Head of Markets at MBN Solutions.
“MBN Solutions are delighted that Charles Hoskinson is keen to speak at the Scottish Blockchain Meetup again following the success of his first appearance in July 2017.  It is a great endorsement for the Tech Community and Blockchain in Scotland that someone of the calibre of Charles is visiting again and bears testament to the success of the group that we can attract internationally respected figures like Charles when they are in town. 

Scotland has long been a centre for innovation and is establishing itself as a powerhouse in Blockchain technology.  Great strides were made in Blockchain during 2017, the University of Edinburgh’s School of Informatics opened the doors to its Blockchain Technology Laboratory, one of the world’s first centres of its kind. From startups to large corporates, more investment and resources are being put into Blockchain research and innovation than ever before.

MBN have been organising the Scottish Blockchain Meetup since December 2016  and have seen interest in this field rapidly increase during this time with now over 1300 members and growing.”

Thank you to Zencash for sponsoring this meetup. 

Scottish Blockchain Meetup is open to everyone involved in the blockchain and Bitcoin communities and those that aren’t. Experts, amateurs, miners, critics, whoever. If you’re interested, you’re welcome.