Leah Bingham
Published in
2 min readMar 1, 2019


[Update]: 12/5/2019

CryptoAsia — A Fireside Chat with Amber Chook, CEO of Zebra Global

When: Monday, December 9th 6:30pm — 9:00pm

Where: The Ainsworth — 64 3rd Avenue, New York, NY

CryptoMondays is hosting Amber Chook, CEO of Zebra Global, a leading Crypto PR & Marketing Entry Consultancy based out of Tokyo. Amber brings comprehensive knowledge of both crypto and mainstream media coverage, community management user growth, and event production. This talk will cover current trends in Crypto Asia, popular Asian exchanges, and developing Asian Crypto projects. Dr. Shermin Voshmgir, the Director of the Cryptoeconomics Research Lab at Vienna University of Economics, will make an appearance as a bonus speaker.

[Whitepaper Wednesday] VPNO

When: Wednesday, December 11th 12:00pm — 1:00pm

Where: Rent24–25 West 39th Street, Floor 14, New York

This week Whitepaper Wednesday is talking about VPNO whitepaper. This is a proposal for an incentivized peer-to-peer VPN from the Brave Browser team. Make sure you read over the paper before attending and bring a lunch.

The Failures of Silicon Valley and the Rise of the Alt-Right

When: Wednesday, December 11th 6:00pm — 8:00pm

Where: Company — 335 Madison Avenue, Floor 3, New York

The New Yorker’s Andrew Marantz will discuss how big tech companies have impacted the internet, a place that was to create a free democratic environment, yet has turned into an unintended negative place. Andrew will cover questions like: Are big tech companies and their investors at fault? Is there any turning back? Tickets are $10.

Healthcare Lecture Series: Impact of Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain

When: Friday, December 13th 9:00am — 5:00pm

Where: Rise New York — 43 West 23rd Street, New York

This is a full-day educational opportunity to hear from industry luminaries on the impact of AI and blockchain in the healthcare space! You will hear from an array of speakers presenting various presentations on the topic and hear from an enlightening group of panelists covering the topic of “Why Healthcare Might be the Next Biggest Blockchain Disruptor”.

Disclaimer: This list is intended to be a community resource for those interested in learning more from other blockchain projects and crypto communities in NYC. Kadena does not officially endorse, sponsor, or attend all these events. If you’re interested in having your event included in our next newsletter, email ecosystem@kadena.io.

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