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Scottish Blockchain Meetup

Scottish Blockchain Meetup


Understanding Private Blockchains: Dr. Gideon Greenspan

We're delighted to have Dr. Gideon Greenspan calling our next meetup in July. He will be explaining the motivation for private blockchains, how they work, looking at some of the criticisms they receive, and highlighting some real-life use cases.

Gideon is one of the most objective thought leaders in the blockchain space and, through his various projects that include CoinSpark and Multichain, has gathered a wealth of practical feedback regarding the pros and cons of both private and public blockchain use-cases.

Doors open at 6pm, talk starts prompt at 6:30pm - free & open to all. Please register if you're planning to coming along though so we get an indication of numbers beforehand.


Dr Gideon Greenspan is the founder and CEO of Coin Sciences Ltd, the company behind MultiChain, the popular platform for private blockchains. MultiChain includes features such as permissions management, native asset support and simple configuration and deployment, and has been used successfully for blockchain pilots in some of the largest banks, consulting firms, financial technology and IT companies.

Prior to founding Coin Sciences, Dr Greenspan conceived and built many profitable web services with a deep algorithmic element, including Copyscape, the leading plagiarism search engine, and Web Sudoku, the web's most popular sudoku site. Gideon has a BA and PhD in Computer Science (Cambridge and Technion) and an MA in Philosophy (London). As a hobby he teaches software entrepreneurship at two universities in his home town of Tel Aviv. 



Earlier Event: July 5
Creative Circles
Later Event: July 6
Equity Crowdfunding Workshop