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State of the Ledger 2018 – Blockchain at Berkeley

One particular of our lots of offshoot organizations

Offshoot Organizations

With the ceaseless energy to make an effects in the decentralized neighborhood, our users have launched several businesses this previous calendar year to offer additional blockchain certification and crypto-connected expert services.

  • Dekrypt Cash: Dekrypt Capital is a leading expenditure business launched by previous [email protected] associates Jon Allen, Ronen Kirsh and Howard Wu. The firm is focused on blockchain certification infrastructure, privateness-preserving technologies, and early-stage ventures. They devote in, mentor, and accelerate teams acquiring novel solutions to tackle the main concerns of scalability, privateness, and interoperability for decentralized protocols and programs.
  • She(256): A nonprofit that is breaking down entry barriers and escalating diversity in the blockchain certification space. Started out in February of 2018 by four [email protected] customers (Alexis Gauba, Medha Kothari, Sara Reynolds, and Mashiat Mutmainnah), She(256) held their inaugural conference final Spring, just lately introduced a mentorship method ( with 400+ folks, started the #HowDoYouShape campaign, and a lot much more fascinating initiatives coming shortly!
  • System Labs: A established of open supply research experiments presently centered on dispersed consensus and scaling founded by Alexis Gauba, Zubin Koticha, Maaz Uddin, and Aparna Krishnan.
  • Autocomm I/O: Griffin Haskins and Eric Hou are building a safe IoT execution system that enables providers to deploy their IoT apps immediately to their edge units in its place of to the cloud. This system in the long run saves firms with edge deployments up to 80% of their recurring expenses for every year in network, cloud, and infrastructure fees.
  • The Blockchain Campus: A world wide educational community of blockchain certification companies founded by Blockchain at Berkeley associates, Annie Yi Chen and Anthony DiPrinzio. The initiative at this time seeks to give academic means as nicely as skilled advisory courses to entities ranging from college student organizations to properly-recognized blockchain certification labs. Finally, TBC aspires to gather the best university investigate institutions in blockchain certification and drive forth innovation in this cutting-edge sector.
  • Argus: An ICO and Intelligent Deal Auditing assistance by builders Collin Chin, Ali Mousa, Raymond Chu, Howard Wu, and Pranav Gaddamadugu.

Conferences and Hackathons

We users assisted organize key blockchain certification conferences, web hosting speakers from cutting-edge blockchain certification and governmental corporations:

  • SFBW: San Francisco Blockchain Week was a 7 days-prolonged function together with ETHSF, Epicenter, and Cryptoeconomics Security Convention (CESC) that brought the world’s blockchain certification community alongside one another for educational situations focused on customer adoption, specialized innovation, and insight from blockchain certification leaders in lecturers and market.
  • She256 at UC Berkeley: This conference highlights present range and option by breaking down the entry limitations in the blockchain certification area. It showcased women at the forefront of blockchain certification academia, business, ground-breaking investigate, protocols, and certain programs of blockchain certification, specifically in projects that are led by women of all ages in the house.
  • BuildETH: An Ethereum Developer Meeting for Building Decentralized Programs. The aim of BuildETH is simple — inspire developers to develop decentralized programs by bringing together the very best speakers and sponsors for a one day of talks, introductory workshops, and professional sessions. Structured by Wesley Graham, Cliff Ahn, and Maggie Valentine.

In 2018, our associates were invited to converse at blockchain certification conferences near and significantly, sharing the phase with industry figureheads like Vitalik Buterin, Joseph Poon, and Brian Behlendorf:

  • SFBW: [email protected] users Anthony DiPrinzio, Wesley Graham, Alexis Gauba, Akash Khosla, Aparna Krishnan, Howard Wu, Ronen Kirsh, Jon Allen, and Sunny Agarwal had been speakers, panel moderators, and workshop presenters at San Francisco Blockchain Week.

Quite a few of our customers took their blockchain certification enhancement skills to hackathons in the blockchain certification and general tech local community.

  • ETHDenver: The major Ethereum centered #buidlathon in the entire world for Ethereum fans and developers. Gillian Chu and Brian Ho built a chrome extension plugin that would allow for folks to submit bounties in cryptocurrency for answers to their Stack Overflow inquiries and posts.
  • unBlock Hackathon: Alan Lai and Leland Lee constructed a wise deal that permits folks with only DAI in their wallets to transact on the Ethereum network. The undertaking, Pay back-with-Dai, gained third put at the hackathon.
  • Consensys MBA Blockchain Ventures Hackathon: Some Blockchain at Berkeley associates partnered with Berkeley Haas MBA candidates to contend and advance to the next spherical of this hackathon.
  • Ethereal Summit and Ethereal SF: Two Blockchain at Berkeley initiatives put in the top rated 3 at Ethereal Summit, and ended up invited to existing at Ethereal SF in entrance of Joseph Lubin and Bryan Johnson.
  • CalHacks: Several Blockchain at Berkeley members participated as hackers and…