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HBCU Students Inform the Block with Craig Fischer

Inform the Block (Downloadable Word Doc)  Inform the Block (Downloadable PDF) Register for HBCU Students Inform the Block with Craig Fischer September 14, 2021 12pm ET   Are you an undergraduate student enrolled at a Historically Black college and University (HBCU)? Do you know a thing or two about blockchain and financial technology? Then, we have an opportunity for you to HBCU Students Inform the Block and share your knowledge through video. What is Inform the Block, you ask? Good question. Inform the Block is a social awareness initiative sponsored by the Morgan State University (MSU) FinTech Center and developed to address the growing disparity in [...]

Inform the Block with Brian Estes

On August 31, 2021, Brian Estes will give a presentation on the background and history of money, the internet, and the adaptation of new technologies, and how this has led us to cryptocurrencies. Who is Brian Estes?  Brian Estes, CIO and Managing Partner at Off the Chain Capital, has helped finance, build, and mentor 4 blockchain companies whose combined value is over $10B today. Prior to his involvement in blockchain in 2014, Brian was a leading endowment and foundation asset manager, ranking in the top 1/10th of 1% of Morningstar asset managers. Brian has his BA from the University of Illinois [...]

Blockchain Studies in HBCUs

Guest Speaker: Tong Li, IBM Day and time: Tuesday, August 24 at 9:00 AM Pacific / Noon Eastern Add Media and Entertainment SIG calls to your calendar Dial-In Information: You can join either from your computer or from your phone: From computer: https://zoom.us/my/hyperledger.community.backup?pwd=dkJKdHRlc3dNZEdKR1JYdW40R2pDUT09 From phone: +1(855)880-1246 (toll free US number) or view International numbers Meeting ID: 6223336701 Speaker: Dr. Ali Emdad is the Associate Dean of the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. He oversees all daily operations in the Graves School and assists the Dean in setting the vision and strategic priorities for the School. He is the Founding Director of the Center [...]