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In 1 week – BBA/TABB Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum + 2022 Holiday Party

Last Week’s Summary

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Last week, bio-geneticist Matt Rain talked about how he used an NFT-based T-shirt campaign to garner $30K to fund his new medical research program. Those attending entered to win some cool shirts of their own.


Upcoming Events

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Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum

Wednesday, December 5, 2022

Join us at the Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum. We’ll bring together institutions and crypto experts for insightful discussions covering the most pressing issues impacting digital asset adoption. Register here. BBA members, use the promo code “EarlyBird” to get a reduced rate.” #BostonIDAF


BBA Holiday Party

Boston Blockchain Association Holiday Party

Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 5PM – 7PM EST

Celebrate the winter season with Fintech Women, Women in Blockchain, Chain Reaction, FCAT, and of course, the BBA by attending our first holiday party in three years. The event will be in Fidelity’s 1st floor cafeteria at 245 Summer Street next to South Station. An afterparty will also occur at a local restaurant. Space is limited to 110, so RSVP here.


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Online: Blockchain User Certification

Sunday, December 4, 2022, 9AM – 4PM EST

This intensive, six-hour course is priced at less than $100 and covers everything students should know about blockchain. Exams will be given at the end of the course, and passing grades produce course completion certificates.


Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Fidelity needs a Senior Manager, Crypto Wallet Product Owner.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

 

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NFTs and T-Shirts: A Conversation with Matt Rain, Ph.D.

Last Week’s Summary

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Last week saw the BBA cohost an event in collaboration with Spawn and Boston University to help eager blockchain students break into the industry. The event featured a dinner, panel discussions, and a networking session.

Save the Date

BBA Holiday Party

December 7, 2022, 5PM – 7PM EST (Fidelity Cafeteria – 245 Summer St., Boston)

Join us for our BBA holiday party. The venue is limited to 110, so it will likely be members only. More on this later. Sponsors include Women in Fintech; Women in Blockchain; Chain Reaction; South Shore Crypto; and Fidelity Center for Applied Technology.

Upcoming Events

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How He Did It: NFT Creator Sell $30K in NFT Art T-Shirts

Monday, November 21, 2022, 6PM-7:30PM EST

Bio-geneticist Matt Rain talks about how he used an NFT-based T-shirt campaign to garner $30K to fund his new medical research program. Those attending can enter to win some cool shirts of their own.


boston institutional digital assets forum

Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum

Monday, December 5, 2022, 3:30PM – 7PM EST

Join us at the Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum. We’ll bring together institutions and crypto experts for insightful discussions covering the most pressing issues impacting digital asset adoption. Register here. BBA members: use the promo code “EarlyBird” to get a reduced rate.”

See the promo videos on LinkedIn. Please Like, Comment, and Repost. Thank you.

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Real Talk: Blockchain for Women and the World

Last Week’s Summary

Scarlett Sieber of Money20/20 and Sophie Guibaud of Fiat Republic joined us and introduced attendees to the growing fintech trend of embedded finance in their book, “Embedded Finance: When Payments Become an Experience.”

Upcoming Events

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Real Talk: Blockchain

Monday, November 14, 2022, 5PM – 8PM EST

This event will provide attendees with a deep dive into blockchain from leading fintech and blockchain experts. We’ll discuss blockchain’s impact for companies and individuals worldwide, including opportunities for women in the space.


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Join the Mass Fintech Hub at Their Inaugural Fintech Exchange Event!

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 3PM – 7PM EST

The first Boston-based Fintech Exchange sponsored by Mass Fintech Hub will discuss leading research on blockchain and decentralized finance. What are the innovative commercial activities and implications for the financial services industry? Speakers include Gretchen Wilson, BBA board member and co-chair of the BBA Strategic Advisory Committee.


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Looking for the Long View on US Digital Assets Policy and Regulation

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 11AM EST

Join us for a webcast hosted by the Deloitte Center for Regulatory Strategy, Americas to explore the latest developments in the ever-evolving conversation around the regulatory treatment of digital assets and blockchain technology.


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Robinhood Presents: Opportunity Crypto

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 12:00PM – 1:30PM

Please support our friends at Robinhood, a special event for the purposes of financial inclusion in Roxbury. Here are some introductory workshops for those who’ve asked, “What is crypto?” or “Is crypto right for me?” The event includes a luncheon and Q&A.


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Spawn x BBA x BU Networking Event and Panel

Friday, November 18, 2022, 4PM – 6PM EST

Spawn, Boston University, and the BBA will host an event bridging the gap between industry professionals and students looking to work in blockchain. There will be food, an interesting panel and stories about careers, and of course great networking. BBA members and guests – please come and encourage the next generation. #GiveBack #MakeADifference

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The Evolution of AI in compliance, Sponsored by Saifr

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The Evolution of AI in compliance, Sponsored by Saifr

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 2PM – 3PM EST

Sponsored by compliance artificial intelligence use case Saifr, this online event hosted by our friends at the Boston RegTech Meetup will cover the many challenges associated with artificial intelligence, how it could affect regulations, and how AI has reshaped review processes.


Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn with the Authors of “Embedded Finance”

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:30PM – 1:30PM EST

Sit down with Scarlett Sieber of Money20/20 and Sophie Guibaud of Fiat Republic. They’re introducing the world to the growing fintech trend of embedded finance in their book, “Embedded Finance: When Payments Become an Experience.”


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Tedx Boston Planetary Stewardship – Ideas for Shaping the Future

Sunday and Monday, November 13 – 14, 2022 (various venues)

Join us for this two-day event at various locations that’s designed to establish Boston as a hub for boosting powerful ideas regarding sustainability and climate solutions. Talks will involve subjects like energy, mobility, and plastics.


Fintech

Join the Mass Fintech Hub at Their Inaugural Fintech Exchange Event!

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 3PM – 7PM EST 

The first Boston-based Fintech Exchange sponsored by Mass Fintech Hub will discuss leading research on blockchain and decentralized finance. What are the innovative commercial activities and implications for the financial services industry? Speakers include Gretchen Wilson, BBA board member and co-chair of the BBA Strategic Advisory Committee.


Capital

Looking for the Long View on US Digital Assets Policy and Regulation

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 11AM EST

Join us for a webcast hosted by the Deloitte Center for Regulatory Strategy, Americas to explore the latest developments in the ever-evolving conversation around the regulatory treatment of digital assets and blockchain technology.


Student x industry

Spawn x BBA x BU Networking Event and Panel

Friday, November 18, 2022, 4PM – 6PM EST

Spawn, Boston University, and the BBA will host an event bridging the gap between industry professionals and students looking to work in blockchain. There will be food, an interesting panel and stories about careers, and of course great networking. BBA members and guest – please come and encourage the next generation. #GiveBack #MakeADifference

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Lunch and Learn with the Authors of “Embedded Finance”

Last Week’s Event

Last week saw attendees get up close and personal with Byron Gilliam of the famed crypto newsletter Blockworks. Gilliam shared his thoughts on the digital currency space and what he thinks the future holds.

Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn with the Authors of “Embedded Finance”

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST

Sit down with Scarlett Sieber of Money20/20 and Sophie Guibaud of Fiat Republic. They’re introducing the world to the growing fintech trend of embedded finance in their book, “Embedded Finance: When Payments Become an Experience.”

From our friends at the Boston RegTech Meetup:

As mentioned previously in the BBA Meetup on Regulatory Nodes, artificial intelligence is a potentially important tool to scale the ability to detect compliance challenges, as well as equipping fintechs with the capability to minimize regulatory risk. Sponsored by Saifr, a new compliance artificial intelligence use case, this is a must attend event for anyone with interest in cutting edge AI and NLP and regulatory compliance.

Register: https://www.meetup.com/boston-regtech-meetup/events/289351501/

Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Incendia needs a Backend Software Engineer – 3 Openings – Remote. Poloniex requires a Blockchain Support Engineer, and Fidelity is hiring a Senior Manager, Crypto Wallet Product Owner.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

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Byron Gilliam Tells Us What’s Next in Crypto

Upcoming Events

Byron Gilliam Tells Us What’s Next in Crypto

Thursday, October 26, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8 PM EST

In this free online event, attendees can connect with Byron Gilliam of the famed crypto newsletter Blockworks to learn about where crypto will possibly go in 2023. Connect with Byron here.

 

Lunch and Learn with the Authors of “Embedded Finance”

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EST

Dine with Scarlett Sieber of Money20/20 and Sophie Guibaud of Fiat Republic. They’ve authored the book, “Embedded Finance: When Payments Become an Experience,” which details the trend of embedded finance and how it’s changing industries.

A Special Announcement

The TABB/BBA Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum is set for December 5th. Willkie Law has been confirmed as a diamond-level sponsor and will be leading the discussion on regulation. Circle, BankProv, BSO, and American Crypto Academy have been confirmed as platinum-level sponsors and will be speaking on TradFi, DeFi, and the dynamics of institutional adoption of digital assets.

If you’re in the institutional digital assets space and want to get a jump start on 2023 opportunities, register here.

Note: There are a few sponsorships left. Please reach out to Mike Wise with the BBA for more information.

Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Deloitte needs a Tax Manager, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency in NFTS – Proven Solutions. Fidelity requires a Digital Assets Principal Risk Analyst, and Goodwin is hiring a Technology Companies Blockchain Associate – Mid/Senior-Level.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

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Web3Collab Wants to Introduce More Beginners to Blockchain

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Blockchain Fundamentals Part II: Wallets, Exchanges & Risk

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 6 PM – 7:30 PM EST

Web3Collab is again presenting its second beginner blockchain course. Attendees will understand risks associated with crypto and how to perform due diligence on bitcoin firms. It’s $75 for standard attendees and free for Premium members.

Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Fidelity requires a VP Blockchain Product Solutions Leader. Algorand needs a Senior Technical Product Manager (Boston, Mass. or Remote, U.S.), and Kroll is hiring an Associate Managing Director, Compliance Risk and Diligence.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

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Another Chance to Learn About Blockchain from Web3Collab

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Web3Collab: Blockchain and Crypto Fundamentals Part 1

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6 PM – 7:30 PM EST

Web3Collab is again presenting its beginner course designed to introduce blockchain newcomers to wallets, defi, and crypto’s illustrious history. This event is free for Premium members paying the $25 monthly membership fee.


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Blockchain fundamentals Part 2: Wallets, exchanges & risk

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 6:00 PM

Web3Collab is presenting its second blockchain beginner course. Attendees will lear about risks associated with crypto and how to perform due diligence on bitcoin firms. It is $75 for standard attendees and free for Premium members.


Boston Institutional Digital Assets Forum

Mon, December 5, 2022, 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST

“In collaboration with the TABB Group, the BBA announces a first-of-its-kind December convening of the Boston-area institutional digital assets community. If you are in this segment of the marketplace, consider registering early for this exclusive event on December 5th. Given the limited space at District Hall, this will likely sell out. As always, the early bird gets the worm. There are a few sponsorship spots left as well.


Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Goodwin needs a Technology Companies Blockchain Associate – Mid/Senior Level. Deloitte is hiring a Blockchain & Digital Assets Senior Manager and Fidelity is requiring a Senior Attorney – Cryptocurrency/Blockchain.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

A “Thank You” to Our Members

This week, the BBA salutes Sarson Funds, an indie provider of blockchain tech and crypto education. The company works with traders boasting established portfolios to see if entering the digital currency arena is right for them.

Thanks for the extraordinary knowledge you bring to the table and for helping to establish blockchain’s presence in Boston and beyond!

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Blockchain Fundamentals Part 2: Wallets, Exchanges & Risk

Upcoming Events

Blockchain Fundamentals Part II: Wallets, Exchanges & Risk

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 6 PM – 7:30 PM

Web3Collab presents its second blockchain beginner course. Attendees will understand the types of risk and how to perform due diligence on a crypto firm. It’s $75 for standard attendees and free for Premium members.


LAST CALL! Monday, October 3, 2022, at District Hall, Boston, MA. See the Agenda and Register here.

In advance of next Spring’s Job Fair, Career Fair is designed to help students and job/career-switchers understand the talent needs of Web3 and how to position oneself for the next generation of tech and adjacent jobs.

Thanks to Fidelity and Odgers Berndston, plus the many volunteers, plus District Hall for supporting the event. #BostonBlockchain #CareerFair


Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Algorand needs a Senior Software Engineer (Boston, Mass. or Remote, U.S.) and a Senior Technical Product Manager (Boston, Mass. or Remote, U.S.), while Deloitte requires a Tax Manager, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

A “Thank You” to Our Members:

This week, the BBA salutes Elliptic, a global leader in crypto risk management. Elliptic seeks to enable transparency with all wallet systems, transactions, and VASPs while boosting compliance with present financial regulations.

Thanks for the extraordinary knowledge you bring to the table and for helping to establish blockchain’s presence in Boston and beyond!

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Web3Collab: Blockchain and Crypto Fundamentals Part One

Last Week’s Event

Led by QUBIC Labs, Boston Blockchain Week featured content, convenings, and panel discussions celebrating the promise of blockchain technology. There was also a special two-day “Hack Boston” networking event at Harvard University.

Upcoming Events

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Web3Collab: Blockchain and Crypto Fundamentals Part 1

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 6PM – 7:30PM EST

This course is part of a three-week series designed to introduce blockchain newcomers to things like wallets, defi, and the history of crypto. It’s $25 for standard attendees and free for Premium members.

Boston Fintech Week

September 27 – 29, 2022, Boston, MA

Click through to the Agenda and pick out some events to attend. There’s a treasure trove all around Boston. You’ll find BBA’ers talking about the implications of blockchain in fintech and finserv. Join us!

#BFTW2022 #BostonFintechWeek

Circle Converge this week in San Francisco

The convergence of money, tech and people.

Join ecosystem luminaries for compelling perspectives on what’s now and next. You’ll find BBA’ers in San Fran. Best wishes from Boston.

Spread the word about Career Fair

In advance of next Spring’s Job Fair, Career Fair is designed to help students and job/career-switchers understand the talent needs of Web3 and how to position oneself for the next generation of tech and adjacent jobs.

Please help spread the word by Liking and Sharing the LinkedIn update and/or send the link to students and others who might benefit from it.

Thanks to Fidelity, Odgers Berndston, and BankProv, plus the many volunteers, plus District Hall for supporting the event.

#BostonBlockchain #CareerFair

Careers in Blockchain

Looking for a career in blockchain? Do you need great blockchain talent? If so, check out the Blockchain Jobs section of our newsletter and website.

First, take a moment to complete a short survey (it should only take about 30 seconds) and help us improve your experience with the BBA. Access the survey here. Thank you!

If you’re a blockchain professional looking for your next job, check out the Boston Blockchain Association Network. We post a curated list of blockchain positions in the Boston area. New jobs are constantly being added, so there’s sure to be something suitable to your talents.

Accenture is hiring a Blockchain Engineer. Deloitte also needs a Tax Senior – Blockchain & Cryptocurrency – Proven Solutions and a Blockchain & Digital Assets Senior Manager.

Job seekers are encouraged to submit CVs, while employers can list job openings. For employers, we welcome links to your job postings. For employees, send us links to your online resumes and cover letters. Contact us at bostonblockchainassocation@gmail.com with the subject line “JOBS.”

A “Thank You” to Our Members:

This week, the BBA salutes Deloitte, which—as mentioned above—is searching for additional teammates. Deloitte is a company that helps businesses integrate distributed ledger technology. The firm is working hard towards a shared infrastructure system that anyone can access to execute workflows.

Thanks for the extraordinary knowledge you bring to the table and for helping to establish blockchain’s presence in Boston and beyond!

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