It’s almost here. The From Bitcoin to Big Banks event hosted by the BBA hits on December 17 and we hope y’all have your calendars marked and your evening free because it’s going to be a good one. We hope you also registered for the Tezos workshop that will teach you how to build your own token. There will also be an online event covering renewable energy, titled Online TechMeeting – Powering the Energy Transition, on Wednesday at lunchtime.
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Here are the planned virtual and in-person events in Boston’s blockchain community for the coming week:
Monday December 7 through Wednesday December 9, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
Eager to learn how to build your own token? Look no further. Tezos Israel is hosting a FREE 3-day course on Dec. 7th – 9th, 11AM – 2PM (EDT). Interested developers can come and learn from the core developer, Anastasii Kondaurova, with #Quipuswap and MadFish.Solutions during this “Build Your Own Tezos Token” course. All course attendees will receive #Tezos Israel swag bag. The 3 winning participants will be awarded with Bitcoin Suisse AG Crypto Certificates (see photo), plus XTZ coins. RSVP the event here: https://tinyurl.com/Tezos
Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Renewable energies have become an important part of the energy mix. However, population growth and rising energy demand could outpace energy decarbonization without steady R&D investments and a redesign of multiple business models. This event will cover topics such as grid parity, energy storage, micro-grids, mobility, blockchain, energy efficiency and more.
Thursday, December 17, 2020, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST ***Mark your calendar***
As mainstream financial institutions get ready for the flood of digital assets, it requires rethinking everything from custody to KYC. In this panel of heavy hitters, we’ll discuss how the merging of “banking” and “bitcoin” looks from the front line workers who are living it every day.
Careers in Blockchain
Looking for a career in blockchain? Looking to hire great blockchain talent? We’ve started a Blockchain Jobs section for our newsletter and website.
Question: Do you have a pre-seed or seed stage blockchain startup that is looking for angel capital and networks to take your company to the next stage?
Chain Reaction, a Boston-based blockchain angel group, is currently taking applications for investment. Investments range from 25K to 125K+ and you can expect to hear back within two weeks of your application about next steps. Read more about Chain Reaction here to see if you qualify: https://www.chainreactionboston.com/startups. Applications are welcome from anywhere in the world.
Purestake, a leader in premium blockchain infrastructure and validator services for Proof of Stake networks, is still excited to hire some Boston blockchain talent. Current openings include Community Manager – China (Remote), Senior Blockchain Engineer, and Developer Relations Engineer (Remote).
If you are a blockchain professional interested in finding your next job opportunity, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network.
New blockchain jobs are continually being added, including positions for a Decentralized Governance Research Scholar at The Metagovernance Project, a Lead Architect – Data Architecture at CloudBees, as well as a Smart Contract Researcher Intern at Algorand, and a DevOps Principal Engineer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Also, check out the Full Stack / Blockchain Developer position available at Deloitte.
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 email@example.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.