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Wednesday, September 27 • 9:25am - 9:50am
CANCELLED: OPEN Talk: What Does it Take to Build and Run Blockchain Infrastructure?

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Blockchains will disrupt much of today's financial, insurance, records, and identity systems. However, to build a blockchain application requires knowledge of everything from peer-to-peer networks, cryptography, consensus, protocols, hashing techniques, key management, mining, privacy, etc. Understanding and keeping up with ever-changing developments requires extremely specialized skills for developers and companies trying to build blockchain applications. Do you know what it takes to build and run a blockchain infrastructure platform? Come to this session to find out what it takes and why you may want to consider a blockchain API provider like BlockCypher. BlockCypher is a blockchain infrastructure company. BlockCypher enables companies building blockchain applications to do so easily via APIs and Blockchain Web Services (BWS). Companies can focus on their business applications while leaving the heavy lifting of running the entire blockchain infrastructure stack to BlockCypher.

Speakers
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Catheryne Nicholson

BlockCypher, Inc., BlockCypher
Catheryne Nicholson is CEO and Co-founder of BlockCypher, a Blockchain Web Services (BWS) company. BlockCypher’s blockchain-agnostic infrastructure exposes simple web APIs for developers to easily build reliable blockchain applications. BlockCypher runs multiple open and private... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:25am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby