- This event has passed.
Come and meet exciting companies and rising start-ups that are leading the innovation and development of Blockchain in the UK and around the world.
Whether you are actively looking for a Blockchain-related full-time job or an internship, or whether you are interested in working in this rapidly growing field, our networking event is for you!
This is an opportunity to gain insights into the industry, different Blockchain products, and the research behind them. Talk to the founders and employees, find out what drives them and how they work. Learn about full-time jobs and internship positions, and exchange contact details to keep in touch.
In a relaxed atmosphere, the evening offers company presentations (2-minute power pitches) and networking sessions, all accompanied by drinks and canapes.
5:30-6:00pm: Arrival and registration for students
6:00-6:10pm: Welcome & introduction from OXFO and BlockSoc
6:10-6:40pm: Company Power Pitches
6:45-7:45pm: Structured Networking
7:45-8:30pm: Open Networking with drinks and canapes
Attending blockchain companies include (more to be confirmed soon):
Blockchain – Blockchain is connecting the world to the future of finance. We are one of the most trusted and fastest growing digital assets companies, helping millions across the globe – from individuals to the largest institutions – get easy and safe access to cryptocurrencies. Blockchain has raised over $70 million in funding from leading investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners and Google Ventures. Board members include former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins and Lightspeed Ventures Partner Jeremy Liew. (www.blockchain.com/pres)
Ripple – Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. By joining Ripple’s growing, global network (RippleNet), financial institutions can process their customers’ payments anywhere in the world instantly, reliably and cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. With offices in San Francisco, Washington D.C., New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, São Paulo, Reykjavik and Dubai, Ripple has more than 300 customers around the world (https://www.ripple.com)
Quant Network – Quant Network technology enables trusted digital interaction, helping create a secure digital future to the benefit of enterprises, regulators, governments, and individuals. The company’s distributed ledger and blockchain solutions make it easy to develop blockchain applications, with just 3 lines of code, and its verification software protects consumers against fraud. Quant Network is a founding member of the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC), an Amazon AWS partner and member of the Oracle global start-up ecosystem. Headquartered in London, UK, Quant Network is committed to building an internet people can trust (www.quant.network)
Atlas City – Atlas City Global Ltd. is a blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) solutions provider based in London. The company has been in operation for two years and thereby deeply understands the limitations and problems with existing blockchain and DLT systems. Consequently, Atlas City set out to create a new core protocol named the Catalyst Network, which will launch in 2020 (https://www.atlascity.io)
Extropy – A Blockchain Consultancy providing blockchain and zero knowledge proof development, security audits and training (https://www.extropy.io)
Dress code: casual
** FOR UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD STUDENTS ONLY **
Undergraduates – Postgraduates – DPhil candidates
**ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A FOUNDRY MEMBERSHIP CARD** in order to gain access to the Foundry for co-working, and to participate in Foundry workshops and events. If you are not a member, you can complete your online membership form (available here) and collect your membership card from reception after 2 working days.
**STUDENT IDS WILL BE CHECKED ON THE DOOR**. Please bring your Bodleian card and Foundry membership card with you.
Photography and filming will take place during this event. By entering and participating, you are giving your permission to be photographed and recorded, and for the Oxford Foundry to use this in the future.
By signing up to this event, you agree to the data storage, communication and tracking of your data as described in The Oxford Foundry privacy statement.