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2018 Launch Event

Blockchain Stellenbosch
Tuesday, 7 August 201818:30
LaunchLab Hammandshand Road, Cape Town

The Stellenbosch Blockchain Club is excited to announce its launch event where we will be hosting Coenie Beyers (Blockchain Engineer at ConsenSys) and Fred Lutz (COO of Custos). The event is free of charge and open to everyone, regardless of your level of blockchain knowledge.

Please RSVP here: https://goo.gl/forms/iSdPikxSqwDbjusl2

At this event, we will introduce the Stellenbosch Blockchain Club and highlight the opportunities available to its members that come from the partnerships we have formed with blockchain startups and larger corporations as well as the future events we plan to host.

Our first speaker, Fred Lutz, is the COO and co-founder of Custos Media Technologies®, a Software as a Service (SaaS) startup in blockchain-based content protection. In early 2016, Custos launched their first version of an online video distribution and anti-piracy product that is called Screener Copy and to date have reached over 100000 copies sent without a single leak! Fred will speak about the token economy and the power behind the tokenisation of assets.

Our second speaker, Coenie Beyers, is a blockchain engineer at ConsenSys who is highy skilled in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Blockchains in general. He led Project Khokha, in collaboration with the South African Reserve Bank where he designed and implemented decentralised Real-Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) for interbank payments in South Africa. Coenie will walk us through the challenges he faced in project Khokha and the potential thereof.

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