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Boston Blockchain Events Week of December 6, 2021

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We had a great time last week at the Blockchain Careers Fair. Those looking for employment in the blockchain space were given insight about what jobs are available in this new and innovative industry. Companies like Accenture were in attendance to discuss what open positions they had and what they expected from potential candidates.

Our next HUGE event isn’t until December 16, so please register and mark your calendars now so you won’t miss out. Because you won’t want to miss A Very Special Evening with Chris Giancarlo, CFTC Chairman Emeritus & CryptoDad. In this exclusive BBA event, you’ll hear about Giancarlo’s personal story, detailing his forays into the world of Wall Street to his tenure as the 13th Chairman of the CFTC, where he pushed for the agency to recognize the digitization of markets. You’ll learn how he’s using his growing fame as a Twitter presence to promote cryptocurrencies as the natural successor to America’s current failing financial market infrastructure.

If you aren’t already, please help support technology and blockchain development in Boston by becoming a member of the Boston Blockchain Association today. All you have to do is apply to become a member (takes just a minute of your time) to be sure you’ll stay informed on all Boston area blockchain events. Blockchain technology is the future of many global industries. Get involved in the future.


Here are the planned virtual and in-person events in Boston’s blockchain community for the coming week(s):

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Members-Only Workshop: How to DAO

Friday, December 10, 2021, 11 AM to 12 PM CDT

A growing fad in the blockchain space, DAO stands for Decentralized Autonomous Organization. This members-only course teaches attendees all about MetaCartel, a new kind of DAO coordinated by code and smart contracts that’s funding ETH projects all over the world.

Learn how DAOs work and how you can establish one all your own. This course is interactive, so be prepared for a series of steps you’ll have to follow through a screenshare. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in a Q&A session afterwards. Only paid members of Bitcoin Market Journal can attend this course. If you’re interested in joining and taking part in this workshop, click here.

NOTE: To keep attendees safe throughout the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 precautions will be enforced during this meeting.

A Very Special Evening with Chris Giancarlo, CFTC Chairman Emeritus & CryptoDad

Thursday, December 16, 2021, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM CST (Don’t wait – RSVP now to hold your spot)

We are thrilled to welcome J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman Emeritus of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and one of the most important blockchain technology champions in U.S. government. Dubbed “CryptoDad” for his impassioned plea to Congress to acknowledge cryptocurrencies as the inevitable product of a fast-growing technological wave and a free marketplace, Chris Giancarlo is considered one of “the most influential individuals in financial regulation.” (International Financial Law Review). Connect with him here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/j-christopher-giancarlo-77257111/

This discussion will be facilitated by Geoffrey Elkind, a U.S. licensed securities and commodities attorney with over 25 years of global consulting experience delivering financial sector policy, legal and regulatory reform projects — along with their supporting technologies: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geoffreyelkind/ We hope you’ll join us for this one-time virtual event, along with a chance to meet Chris and Geoffrey after the event in our breakout room. RSVP to receive the link to attend!


Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Looking to hire great blockchain talent? Then you’ll love the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

But before you start looking for your dream job, we’d also appreciate it if you could take a moment of your time to complete a short (30 second) survey to help us improve your experience with the Boston Blockchain Association in the future. You can access the survey here. Thank you in advance for your time and attention.

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If you are a blockchain professional interested in finding your next job opportunity, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network, where we post a curated list of blockchain employment opportunities in the Boston area.

New blockchain jobs are continually being added, and there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents now or in the coming weeks. For example, Algorand is looking for a Senior Technical Product Manager and a number of Software Engineers. Algorand has really been growing and recently surpassed 10 million accounts. Join a leading blockchain project and add your talents to the future of finance.

State Street is looking for a Head of Blockchain.  As usual, Coinbase is seeking employees to fill a few open positions. These include Associate Manager, Customer Experience Operations and Senior Director of Marketing, Institutional.

Recur is also searching for a Principal Software Engineer for their NFT and blockchain division, while Flipside Crypto needs of a Senior Data Analyst.

Job seekers can submit CVs, and employers can list their blockchain job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your blockchain job postings; for employees, we welcome links to your online resume or CV. Please reach out to bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

 

You should also consider joining the Boston Blockchain Association today. Just fill out an application and you will stay up to date on all Boston-area blockchain happenings.

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