Blockchain for Entrepreneurship

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Intro to blockchain technology and its 27 use cases

Blockchain for Entrepreneurship

In this short webinar, we briefly review the blockchain technology, popular platforms like Corda, Hyperledger and Ethereum, implementation challenges, and industry use cases. By surveying the most common business use cases of blockchain, we provide entrepreneurs with practical insights for starting their next entrepreneurial endeavor using blockchain technology. This webinar is a must for current professionals and entrepreneurs who like to explore blockchain opportunities for their next career move.


Webinar Length

Lecture: 45 minutes
Q/A: 15 minutes


Webinar Doc

http://myhsts.org/docs/webinars/blockchain-for-entrepreneurship.pdf


About Presenter

Matt Zand is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of 3 successful tech startups: DC Web Makers, Coding Bootcamps and High School Technology Services. He is a leading author of Hands-on Smart Contract Development with Hyperledger Fabric book by O’Reilly Media. He has written more than 100 technical articles and tutorials on blockchain development for Hyperledger, Ethereum and Corda R3 platforms. At DC Web Makers, he leads a team of blockchain experts for consulting and deploying enterprise decentralized applications. As chief architect, he has designed and developed blockchain courses and training programs for Coding Bootcamps. He has a master's degree in business management from the University of Maryland. Prior to blockchain development and consulting, he worked as senior web and mobile App developer and consultant, angel investor, business advisor for a few startup companies. You can connect with him on LI: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-zand-64047871


Webinar Topics

  • What is blockchain?
  • How to assess if  the blockchain is a good fit
  • How blockchain works, its structure and components like Smart Contracts or DApps
  • Major roles in blockchain
  • Top platforms- Ethereum, Hyperledger and Corda
  • Hyperledger Family & Hyperledger Fabric 
  • Blockchain Challenges
  • Review of 27 blockchain use cases
    1. Payment and settlement services
    2. Import and export finance
    3. Immutable ledger
    4. Regulatory compliance and auditing
    5. Identity theft detection
    6. Funds back-office operation
    7. Collateral management
    8. Healthcare systems
    9. Real estate trading and rental markets
    10. IP market
    11. Elections
    12. HR and recruiting
    13. Public records
    14. Reduce contract disputes
    15. Integration with IoT
    16. Media and entertainment
    17. Retail fashion and luxury
    18. Sports and Esports
    19. Energy and sustainability
    20. The Mining industry
    21. The Insurance industry
    22. The publishing industry
    23. Logistics, shipping and supply chain
    24. The agriculture industry
    25. The aviation industry
    26. Higher education
    27. Data Science
  • 5 phases for blockchain product development
  • Resources

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