Decred x BlueYard Berlin Meetup: Currencies, Core-Chains & The Future of Blockchain Governance and Development

BlueYard Capital
Jul 3, 2018 · 2 min read
Image for post

Decred is an autonomous digital currency with built in on-chain governance, running on a hybrid Proof-of-Stake and Proof-of-Work architecture. Read more about our investment thesis here.

We are happy to support Decred in building their community of developers and both PoW and PoS miners across the world — so we are excited to host the first Decred meetup in Berlin Wednesday 18 July, with folks from all across Europe. Jonathan Zeppettini (JZ)will join us to talk about:

  • What Decred is and how it is different from other crypto currencies
  • How Decred will evolve in the future
  • How to get involved, be it through developing, mining or participating in the governance process

An interesting aspect of Decred is that a part of the block reward is set aside to fund the development of Decred. In the future all spending out of this pool will be governed by Decred’s stakeholders. In conversation with Ele from oscoin (moving the open source ecosystem onto the blockchain), JZ will dive deeper into the specific mechanics of Decred’s system and also chat generally about why developer incentivization and project governance are important properties. Roughly our agenda for the evening will look like this:

  • 6:30pm — 7:00pm: doors open + pizza and drinks
  • 7:00pm — 7:30pm: JZ’s talk about Decred + Q&A
  • 7:30pm — 8:00pm: conversation between Ele and JZ on developer incentivization and project governance
  • 8:00pm — 8:15pm: open Q&A
  • 8:15pm — 9:30pm: mingle with more pizza and drinks

Please register via Eventbrite here if you’d like to come. We look forward to seeing you!

BlueYard will collect and store participant data for event management purposes only. We will only store data which is relevant to the event and directly submitted by the participant through Eventbrite. The data will be stored in Eventbrite and will not be shared with anyone outside of the meet-up planning team. You can request to access, amend or delete your data at any time by emailing team@blueyard.com.

BlueYard is committed to keeping our events safe and harassment-free. View our events code of conduct and incident report form.

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store