Blockchained Mobility Hackathon to arrive in Munich

Europe's biggest contributors to the mobility ecosystem are going to convene on July 20-22 at Blockchained Mobility Hackathon event
25 May 2018   1540

Brightest independent developer teams will gather for 2 and a half days at Wayra Deutschland for blockchain mobility hacking. The Blockchained Mobility Hackathon taking place on July 20-22 will display how blockchain tech can be applied to build sustainable mobility ecosystem.

The structural concept of the event is comprised of:

  • products and services development using blockchain tech;
  • experience with IOTA ledger system for M2M transactions;
  • dApps development with smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain;
  • keynote speeches by speakers representing the mobility and distributed ledger industry

As for the task threads of the hackathon itself, they are as follows;

  • integrated mobility chains;
  • last-mile personal transport;
  • autonomous commercial vehicle applications;
  • AI and adaptive pricing for Mobility-as-a-Service
  • Smart City management and mobility applications;
  • decentralized maintenance for autonomous mobility

The schedule for Day 1 is as follows:

18:00 – 19:00 Reception and networking
19:00 21:30 Keynote presentations:
  Joerg Blumtritt, Datarella
  Dominic Schiener, IOTA
  Jamie Burke, Outlier Ventures

To learn more about the event including the complete agenda, you can visit the official page here.

Binance to Launch Crypto-Fiat Exchange at Jersey

The new exchange will feature BTC / GBP, ETH / GBP, BTC / EUR and ETH / EUR trading pairs
16 January 2019   72

Binance has opened a branch at Jersey island, targeting Europe and the UK. Its clients will be able to trade Bitcoin and Ethereum for the euro and the British pound. 

The new exchange will feature BTC / GBP, ETH / GBP, BTC / EUR and ETH / EUR trading pairs. To start trading, users must undergo KYC verification.

According to Binance CFO Ju Wei, bidding cryptocurrencies for fiat money will provide Europeans with new opportunities in the face of uncertainty with Brexit affecting the euro and the pound.

Wei also stressed that a strong legal framework makes Jersey one of the leaders in the development of blockchain technology.