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Recap of Activities & End of Operations

Recap of Activities & End of Operations

BlockchainHub started in 2015 with the aim to make the technology accessible to a general audience, first as a tumblr blog where existing blockchain information was collected, structures and shared. Back then blockchainhub.net was the first website to systematically...

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Server Downtimes

We have had some server issues since 2 weeks. There might be downtimes but we are working on it.

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History of Bitcoin & the Web3

History of Bitcoin & the Web3

The Bitcoin white paper didn’t come out of thin air, and P2P networks are not a new phenomenon. P2P Networks are rooted in the early history of the computer and Internet, building on decades of research of computer networks, cryptography, and game theory.

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Blockchain Scalability: State Channels, Sidechains & more…

Blockchain Scalability: State Channels, Sidechains & more…

This post is an excerpt from the book Token Economy, Shermin Voshmgir, 2019. One of the greatest challenges of a distributed consensus like “Proof-of-Work” is that it makes the network safe, but slow. This is due to the trade-off between all dominant attributes of...

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Libra and Calibra — How Facebook is going Token Economy

Libra and Calibra — How Facebook is going Token Economy

This is a sneak-peak into the book Token Economy, written by Shermin Voshmgir, 2019 It seems that gloves are off for established companies to enter the “Token Economy”. What has so far been a playground for super nerds, crypto-anarchists, and speculators has now...

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Token Economy – Book

Token Economy – Book

Tokens are for the Web3 what websites were for the WWW in the 1990s. While it has become easy to create a token with just a few lines of code, the understanding of how to apply these tokens is still vague. Shermin Voshmgir, Token Economy, 2019   Releases English...

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What is a Fungible Token? What is a Non-Fungible Token?

What is a Fungible Token? What is a Non-Fungible Token?

The content of this page was updated in July 2019, with an excerpt from the book Token Economy by Shermin Voshmgir. Fungible tokens dominated in the early years of blockchain networks. However, ńon-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a more diverse asset class that could have...

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Token Taxonomy & Properties of Tokens

Token Taxonomy & Properties of Tokens

The content of this page was updated in July 2019, with an excerpt from the book Token Economy by Shermin Voshmgir. While it is technically possible to represent any asset of the existing econo- my as a cryptographic token, we still lack adequate taxonomy, and...

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Token Security: Cryptography – Part 2

Token Security: Cryptography – Part 2

The content of this page was updated in July 2019, with an excerpt from the book Token Economy by Shermin Voshmgir. Cryptography is used to trustfully identify all network actors, and allows for transparency of interactions while maintaining the priva- cy of all...

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Blockchain & Sustainability – Explanatory Videos

Blockchain & Sustainability – Explanatory Videos

Climate change is happening in a world of centralized systems where value travels slowly. Central entities have become gateways to information flow and are starting to pose challenges. In order to fight climate change, there must be room for innovation, quick...

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Blockchain & Sustainability: Event List

Blockchain & Sustainability: Event List

For a long time a lot of attention has been around the financial aspects and short term profit making of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies. As the first wave of the cryptocurrency hype is coming to an end, a variety of fields where the underlying Blockchain technology and...

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Blockchain & Sustainability

Blockchain & Sustainability

When talking about sustainability the general public often thinks about environmental sustainability only. However, sustainability researchers and activists have a much broader definition: sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without...

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Token Economy

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Libra by Facebook – Infographic

Libra by Facebook – Infographic

Source: https://mrbtc.org/libra/ Facebook announced the Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook is the first major company announcing its own cryptocurrency called Libra. It very much differentiates from all public blockchains. Even though called a "blockchain" the Libra ledger...

16 Blockchain Disruptions – Infographic

16 Blockchain Disruptions – Infographic

Why You Should Start Accepting Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies are the latest craze of the internet even though a few people remain skeptical about investing in them. Meanwhile, payment in cryptos is gaining traction with Bitcoin taking the lead. Although it is...

Cryptography & Blockchain Infographic

Cryptography & Blockchain Infographic

Cryptography & Blockchain If two or more people want to securely transact over the internet proving their identity they can make use of asymmetric cryptography or public-private key cryptography where each of them holds a private key and a public key. The purpose...

History and Evolution of ICOs – Infographic

History and Evolution of ICOs – Infographic

  History and Evolution of ICOs Infographic ICOs have been a hot topic in the last year. Here is an infographic giving you a brief overview of what has happened in the recent years. ICOs have been able to attract a lot of attention from investors and startups. As...

Women in Crypto – Infographic

Women in Crypto – Infographic

The women percentage involved in cryptocurrency and blockchain is far lower than that of men which is als typical for the IT industry as a whole. Nevertheless there are many female experts and leaders in the space and we encourage more women to get into the blockchain...

Blockchain & Kryptoökonomie (German)

Blockchain & Kryptoökonomie (German)

Another cool infographic explaining the Blockchain technology and its use cases. This is a graphic recording of Shermin Voshmgir's talk about Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics. Here is a list of a few industries mentioned above: E-Government IoT (Internet of Things)...

Comparing Bitcoin to a Country

Comparing Bitcoin to a Country

Source: CoinList Over the past year, Bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency, has been dominating both headlines and the interest of the financial and political world. With an increasing number of investments, the cryptocurrency is now worth more than some of the...

Bitcoin & Taxation Infographic

Bitcoin & Taxation Infographic

Bitcoin & Taxation - Infographic Any profits you make from Bitcoin investments are liable for taxation in the same manner as traditional currencies, something that is not always clear to people when they first use Bitcoin. However, you are entitled to make certain...

Blockchain in Accounting and Audit – Infographic

Blockchain in Accounting and Audit – Infographic

Blockchain and the future of accounting Blockchain creates a decentralized ledger of all transactions where all records are updated and accessible to everyone in real-time. Rather than keeping multiple records, companies can log all their transactions into a joint...

Past Activities

BlockchainHub Zurich is joining our Network

BlockchainHub Zurich is joining our Network

As many of you already know BlockchainHub is a network of independent hubs that advocate blockchain & the decentralized web. We are happy to announce that a new hub is joining our network - BlockchainHub Zurich. The team plans many community-related...

Institute for Cryptoeconomics & Berlin Update

Institute for Cryptoeconomics & Berlin Update

While the BlockchainHub network has been expanding last year, with new Hubs like Oslo, Sofia and Zurich on board, I have been actively involved in creating an Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at the Vienna University of Economics &...

ArtTactic – Art & Finance Report by Deloitte

ArtTactic – Art & Finance Report by Deloitte

Deloitte just published a new edition of ArtTactic 2017, a 300 page report, covering art and finance industry, highlighting main trends and developments in the art market. This 7th edition brought together and compared the findings and developments from the previous...

Blockchain for Science – Hack’n’Share

Blockchain for Science – Hack’n’Share

PD Dr. Soenke Bartling, one of our BlockchainHub Berlin advisors, initiated BlockchainForScience. In addiction to regular meetups Blockchain4Science hosted a Hack´n`Share weekend in Berlin. Techies & scientist interested in blockchain technology were invited to...

The BlockchainHub Network is expanding

The BlockchainHub Network is expanding

As many of you already know BlockchainHub is a network of independent hubs that advocate blockchain & the decentralized web. We are happy to announce that over the summer we on-boarded 3 new hubs in our network. All three hubs have been active in their...

Berlin Meetup: Blockchain & Film Industry

Berlin Meetup: Blockchain & Film Industry

BlockchainHub Berlin & Propellor Film Tech Hub just partnered to will be hosting a series of meetups around the question of Blockchain for the Filmmakers and the Film Industry. The first introductory meetup on August 29, 2017 will featuring a Blockchain & Web3...

Brussels Meetup #4: Sharing economy & Music – Ghent

Brussels Meetup #4: Sharing economy & Music – Ghent

On the 10th of July the first BlockchainHub Meet-Up in Ghent took place at KIP in NEST. Some fifty people attended for the presentations and about fifteen stayed for discussions afterwards. The reactions were overall very positive and many hoped there will be...

BlockchainHub Graz – Foundation of LAB10 Coop

BlockchainHub Graz – Foundation of LAB10 Coop

On July 8th 2017, the foundation assembly of the ‘lab10 collective’ took place in Graz, where 21 blockchain enthusiasts from the BlockchainHub Graz have joined hands to establish a cooperative to work on selected blockchain projects.

BlockchainHub Berlin joins Bundesblock

BlockchainHub Berlin joins Bundesblock

We are happy to announce that BlockchainHub Berlin has been actively involved in creating Bundesverband Blockchain, a joint effort driven by the german core Blockchain community to advise German policy makers towards Blockchain & Web3 friendly legislation. We are...

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