Upcoming Events:

January

Jan 29th, 2019

Why blockchain in 2019

Start off of your new year with fresh perspectives of compliance, tax, legal, investing; Network with investors, startup founders and people in the blockchain ecosystem. See below for more details.

 

Location: Blockchain Capital

440 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133 

Time: 6-9pm

We have limited space, be sure to register: https://bit.ly/2RPs8Wf

February

Feb 20th, 2019          

Blockchain in Energy Use Cases and Projects

Learn about blockchain in energy use cases and current market landscape. Get an update of active blockchain in energy initiatives. Understand how you can participate in these initiatives and connect with the leaders in the blockchain energy space. See believe for more details.

 

Location: K&L Gates

4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

Time: 6-9pm

We have limited space, be sure to register: https://bit.ly/2QBuWVw

March

Mar 20th, 2019

Blockchain Use Cases Other than Crypto

Hear about blockchain use cases other than cryptocurrency. Learn how you can get started. Gain an understanding of these women started and developed their respective companies. Network and find others with similar interest in blockchain applications. Learn how you can get started. 

 

Location: K&L Gates

4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 

April

Apr 24th, 2019

Alternative ways of funding through Foundations

Find out how you can get funding from foundations: Dash, Ethereum and Zcash. Which foundation makes sense for you? What are the type of grants that foundation is likely to approve? Gain an understanding of whether it makes sense for you to obtain funding through investors or grants, which grants make sense for your current goals.              

 

Location: K&L Gates

4 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111 

Register for our lightning round ⚡️ here!

February 20th

Blockchain in Energy Use Cases and Projects

Learn about blockhain in energy use cases and current market landscape. Get an update of active blockchain in energy initiatives. Understand how you can participate in these initiatives and connect with the leaders in the blockchain energy space. 

Register: https://bit.ly/2QBuWVw

 
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Lydia kreft

Hear from Lydia Kreft on how they'll using the blockchain to give people using EV charging stations the credits they are due based on time of day of charging and other factors.

Lydia Kreft is a retired engineer reborn as an Energy Professional. Her strategy work at PG&E led to a leadership role in blockchain applications for energy. She's leading a team to develop, test and scale distributed ledger solutions for two promising use cases (electric vehicles/carbon credits and materials traceability) within the energy/utility industry in 2018. She is also working across lines of business to build out a long-term enterprise blockchain strategy.

When she's not blockin' out, she's developing short and long-term vehicle-to-grid integration strategy for the utility, determining communications and network protocols preferences and scoping and executing pilots to test electric vehicles' ability to shift load and maximize grid value. She's launching a pilot to electrify school busses in Northern California, testing ways to incentivize charging between morning and afternoon routes when renewables are prevalent on the grid.

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Understand from Sherry Li GE's perspective on the blockchain opportunity in Energy. Sherry Li is a Digital Product Leader at GE.

At GE, she develops emerging technologies strategy for the business. She leads cross functional teams in the business to perform market study, technology and application assessment, partnership strategy development, and integrate disruptive technology strategy into Product Management roadmap. She lead the efforts to accelerate business opportunities for relevant products and offerings.

Sherry is also heavily involved with CEC Projects, which are GE company wide high priority projects sponsored by Corporate Executive Council under the leadership of CEO of GE and the CEOs of GE's businesses. Starting from July 2016, she worked on CEC projects that have high impact on GE's global businesses on Cash and Cost and delivered outstanding customer experiences. Projects included technology benchmarking on emerging technologies like Blockchain, solution design that enables better cash management at enterprise level, and functional transformation globally.

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Hear about Rena Shah's experience with using the blockchain to address energy crises during national disasters in California and other parts of the U.S.

Rena Shah is a principal at Kinship Firm, a boutique ex-McKinsey led advisory firm focused on sales, communication, strategy. She works with high growth tech companies to reduce their energy impact and to reach their sustainability goals. Currently, she advises Omega Grid, a blockchain energy rewards platform for demand response. She started her career manning offshore oil platforms with Chevron as an engineer before becoming a private equity advisor to Houston billionaire Bob McNair (Houston Texans owner) on his energy portfolio. In her free time, Rena runs altcoin mining operations and happily tracks the energy consumption while she mines to de-bunk crypto mining myths.   

 

Learn about the multi-blockchain approach the Department of Energy's National Renewable Labs has taken with BlockCypher in P2P energy applications and marketplaces.

Register: https://bit.ly/2QBuWVw

Register for our lightning round ⚡️ here!

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