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Sunday
08
APR

Women++: Intro to blockchain, cryptocurrencies & coding smart contracts

10:00
17:30
Impact Hub Zürich
Event organized by Impact Hub Zürich

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We cordially invite all female technologists, interested in getting their foot in the door to revolutionizing the world with blockchain, to participate in this workshop.

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Workshop: Intro to blockchain, cryptocurrencies & coding smart contracts by Validity Labs and Melonport

In this full-day workshop, you will dive into the blockchain space with the educational startup, Validity Labs, and listen to the special guest talk from Melonport.

Agenda
1. Background

- Introduction to blockchain, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts: what is Bitcoin? How is the Ethereum blockchain different?
- Current blockchain applications and projects across industries.
- Futuristic vision of the world economy transformed by blockchain technology.
- Tokens and ICOs: how startups raise millions in seconds.

2. Lunch & networking (included in the price, vegetarian).

3. Hands-on

- Make your first transaction on the public blockchain and go home with your first crypto money!
- Introduction to the smart contract programming language "Solidity".
- Code your first smart contract and deploy it on the Ethereum blockchain.

4. Special guest talk - from hedge fund management to a blockchain startup

- The story of the blockchain-based asset management startup Melonport, and details of the Melon protocol.


Requirements

- Interest in blockchain is required ;)
- No prior experience with cryptocurrencies or blockchain is required.
- Understanding of a high-level programming language is advantageous.

Thinking of a job in the blockchain space?

Validity Labs is currently hiring developers, project managers and analysts. Come to the workshop and get hired!


Tutors

Validity Labs (Dr. Sebastian Bürgel, Angelica Fulcher)
Melonport (Jenna Zenk)


About Validity Labs

Validity Labs is the #1 technology partner for blockchain projects in the Swiss Crypto Valley. They offer a wide range of education, ICO and blockchain solution services.
www.validitylabs.org

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