Since its invention a few years ago, the Blockchain has become the infrastructure layer that the Internet was crying out for. The promise of a decentralised world was made in the 90s. Some 27+ or so years later it might now be coming true.
Bitcoin was first introduced in 2008, but the Ethereum protocol project has paved the way for a number of new applications and use-cases for the technology.
To help separate the wheat from the chaff of this brave new world, TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin welcomes two of the founding figures in the burgeoning blockchain infrastructure world to our stage.
TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin welcomes two of the founding figures in this space to our stage: Gavin Wood, former CTO and Co-Founder of Ethereum along with Jutta Steiner, also formerly of the Ethereum Foundation.
Since working on Ethereum, they have gone on to launch Parity Technologies, which builds core technology and Dapps (decentralized apps) for businesses and organizations utilizing blockchain technology.
More recently, Wood founded the Web3 Foundation, the entity responsible for stewarding and deploying the Polkadot Protocol, which recently had a very successful token sale. Polkadot is an ambitious project that seeks to be “the internet of blockchains” and is laying a claim to solving the scalability, governance and interoperability challenges which exist on current blockchain architectures.
The two founders will be on stage to discuss their roles in building Ethereum, the infrastructure they are currently building to drive mainstream adoption of blockchain, and their visions for the future of the space.
Tickets for the show are still on sale, so don’t miss out on the chance to hear from two legends of this new industry.