6 Blockchain/Fintech Events This Week in the Philippines

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(Makati, Philippines) April 22, 2019 – This week, developers, engineers, professionals, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts interested to join blockchain meetups and hackathons are treated with a number of events with themes and topics as varied as the study of blockchain.

April 23, 2019 – Stablecoins

WhatStablecoins
WhenApril 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm
WhereBlockchainSpace, Acceler8 Paseo, Makati
RegistrationMeetup Link

In the blockchain meetup in Makati, the discussions will focus on the nature of stablecoins and their regulatory implications. Atty. Rafael Padilla of Farcove Law and Engr. John Clark Naldoza of Mergecommit are the main speakers on this meetup.

April 25, 2019 – Fintech April Mixer

WhatFintech April Mixer
WhenApril 25, 2019 from 6:00 pm
WhereThe Ark by UnionBank
RegistrationFacebook Event Link

As per the event’s page:

Join us for our April mixer as we explore how emerging e-commerce platforms and players bring electronic commerce to everyday Filipinos. As the summer heat rises, we also dip our feet into technological solutions to Manila’s water problem.

Find out how social enterprises are helping disadvantaged communities, and meet the new Chairman of the Fintech Philippines Association!

April 26, 2019 – Binance Meetup Manila | Crypto Debates – Centralization vs Decentralization

WhatBinance Meetup Manila | Crypto Debates
WhenApril 26, 2019 from 7:00 pm
WhereAcceler8 Paseo
RegistrationGoogle Form

In this meetup, participants will learn how to use Binance DEX. Additionally, a discussion will center on decentralization and centralization.

This is Binance’s first meetup in the Philippines this 2019.

(April 27, 2019) May 4, 2019Ā – Smart Contract Platforms Today: Looking Beyond Ethereum

WhatSmart Contract Platforms Today: Looking Beyond Ethereum
WhenMay 4, 2019 from 1:00 pm
WhereAcceler8 Paseo
RegistrationEventbrite

This meetup is moved to May 4, 2019.

This meetup’s topic will move beyond cryptocurrency, focusing on blockchain. Specifically, the discussion will revolve around comparing and contrasting Ethereum, iOST, and Klaytn.

The meetup is sponsored by Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of South Korea’s Kakao Group. Read more in this article.

April 28, 2019 – BIT – Blockchain Innovation Tour

WhatBIT – Blockchain Innovation Tour 2019
WhenApril 28, 2019 from 1:00 pm
WhereOkada Manila
RegistrationEventbrite

The second Blockchain Innovation Tour to happen in the Philippines, thisĀ roadshow, which tours Southeast Asia, bridges local Asian communities, investors, exchanges, and media. Confirmed speakers included Elixes Becislao of C Estates, Jake Villanueva of Y Investments, and Gail Macapagal of Dynaquest.

While the events listed above are going to take place in Makati, this one will be in Okada Manila.Ā  Check out the event in this article.

April 27 – 28, 2019 May 4 – 5, 2019 – Blockathon – Mindanao Blockchain Hackathon

WhatBlockathon – A Blockchain Hackathon
WhenApril 27 – 28, 2019 from 9:00 am
WhereKadena Hub, Davao City
RegistrationEventbrite

This event is moved to May 4 – 5, 2019.

Kadena Hub, the blockchain hub in Davao City is the venue for the upcoming Blockathon, a hackathon for blockchain technology in Mindanao.Ā The event is a 24-hour hackathon that aims to develop a blockchain innovation project as a final product or prototype.

At the end of the hackathon, the team must come up with at least a working prototype of their application/idea. There is no need for a full code. The team must show their solution, how it works, and how they plan to market it. You can check more in this article.

Which of the events above are you going to participate in?

BitPinas is chronicling every blockchain event or meetup happening in the Philippines. Check out the list here.

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