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Get Ready; The Ethereum Merge Is Finally Here!

Last week’s event

Republican senator of Wyoming Cynthia Lummis discussed her Responsible Financial Innovation Act, aka the “Blockchain Bill.” She talked about what’s in it, steps necessary for turning it into law, and she took questions from attendees. Those who missed the event or who are interested in a recap should visit here.

Upcoming Events

Ethereum merge

Members-Only Workshop: Get Ready for the Ethereum Merge!

Wednesday, September 14, 6:30PM – 7:30PM EST

The Ethereum Merge is happening September 14, and this event will explain everything that’s in store. We’ll discuss what The Merge means for ETH and crypto, how to stake ETH, and how to set up your own ETH validator node. Those interested can register here.

Boston blockchain

2022 Boston Blockchain Week

September 21-25

Blockchain technology leaders, Web3 innovators, and crypto enthusiasts from Metro Boston, New England, the Metaverse, and beyond will descend on Quincy Center from September 21st-25th for Boston Blockchain Week.

Led by QUBIC Labs, the summit will focus on community building throughout Boston’s burgeoning blockchain technology sector and will feature content, convenings, panel discussions, symposiums, valuable networking opportunities, and a two day “Hack Boston” at Harvard University on September 24th and 25th.

Attendees can expect a unique experience celebrating the people harnessing the power and promise of blockchain technology to transform the global community. The first 100 Boston Blockchain Association members to register will receive a complementary ticket!

Register here. Under “Attendee Type,” choose “Boston Blockchain Association.”

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 Data Analyst (Boston, Mass. or Remote, U.S.). eFinancialCareers requires a Digital Assets, Blockchain Business Strategy Analyst, and Poloniex is hiring a Blockchain Reliability Engineer.

ALSO:

The Boston Blockchain Association is looking for a qualified volunteer to help us grow!

Given our recent change to a Not for Profit entity, we are looking for a professional who can help us coordinating grants from organizations in addition to the following activities:

– Provide Membership Committee support, including monitoring and administering our Stripe account

– Manage our banking relationships, accounts and transactions

– Coordinate with our CPA for regulatory financial reporting and compliance

– Maintain the accounting records in Quicken

– Provide quarterly board reporting (quarterly results, year-end forecast, etc.)

Grant application, coordination and/or monitoring experience would be ideal, but is not required.

This important role expands your impact on the continued development of the BBA, its impact on the economic development of Massachusetts, and Boston’s role as a global hub and leader for blockchain technology.

If you’re interested (or know someone who might be), please email our Board Chair Lynne Marlor at lmarlor@bostonblockchainassociation.org.

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 the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a firm that strengthens the competitiveness of the tech and innovation marketplace by boosting investments, partnerships, and insights throughout the Bay State.

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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