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Boston Blockchain Events Week of March 15, 2021

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

Future Ready Banking: How This Bank is Making the Transition to Blockchain

Thursday, March 18, 2021, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

With the OCC guidance from early January opening the door for banks to participate in digital asset management and custody services, every bank now needs a blockchain strategy. What services and solutions should banks be developing specifically for the blockchain community? How are banks planning to protect digital assets? In this first-look event, you’ll hear from a Boston-based bank that saw the blockchain wave coming, and took decisive action to catch it.

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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.

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 the 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.


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, and there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents now or in the coming weeks. For example, Algorand is looking for all levels of Software Engineers, plus a Senior Software Engineer (smart contracts), a Team Lead or Manager of Software Engineering, and a Senior DevOps Engineer. Jambb needs a Blockchain Infrastructure Architect and Manta Network is searching for a Full Stack Engineer – Blockchain and Fintech. Other interesting new opportunities this week include Financial Services Blockchain Developer for EY and Data Scientist at Flipside Crypto.

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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