Lisk London: Blockchain Meetup

Apr 18, 2018 · London, United Kingdom

Lisk is coming to London!

With strong ties to London within the Lisk team, we are excited to bring the community together and discuss the latest news at Lisk, the Lisk Academy as well as an open Q&A.

This meetup will have something for everyone, regardless of whether you are a longterm Lisk enthusiast looking for the last information on the project, a blockchain aficionado or an absolute beginner looking to explore the technology and take their first steps into cryptocurrencies.

As well as hearing from the Lisk team we are thrilled to announce we will also have Shane V. Kehoe speaking. Shane is the founder of SVK Crypto, an extremely prominent, London-based, cryptocurrency investment fund as well as one of the most popular blockchain podcasts in London. His take on the current state of blockchain adoption is sure to be an interesting and valuable one.


18:30-19:00 – Arrival and Refreshments
19:00-19:20 – “Introducing the Lisk ecosystem” with Thomas Schouten.
19:20-19:40 – “The Lisk Academy: cryptocurrencies and blockchain made simple” with Jacob Kowalewski.
19:40-20:00 – “How far along are we with blockchain adoption?” With Shane V. Kehoe.
20:00-20:15 – Q&A.
20:15-21:30 – Networking.


Thomas Schouten (Marketing Lead).
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Strategic Entrepreneurship from Erasmus University Rotterdam. For a long time, Thomas was interested in the economical and disrupting factor of Bitcoin before gaining a true understanding of the blockchain technology itself, immediately joining Lisk as one of the first non-developers. He is responsible for the ideation, development and execution of all marketing strategies for Lisk.

Jacob Kowalewski (Project Lead Lisk Academy).
Jacob has been involved with cryptocurrencies since he discovered Bitcoin in 2011 while studying English Literature and Russian Language and Literature at the University of Nottingham. Since graduating Jacob has gone onto forge a stellar career in marketing pioneering tech concepts before joining Lisk as one of the earliest members of the marketing team in 2017. He has since gone on to found the Lisk Academy, which has become one of the foremost educational platforms on blockchain technology in the world.

Shane V. Kehoe (Founder SVK Crypto).
Shane is an experienced portfolio manager with more than 18 years investment and hedge fund management experience. He was formerly a hedge fund manager and partner at BlueCrest Capital Management ($35bn AUM) and ran their global equity capital markets business focusing on IPO's for the European Equity Long/Short and Emerging Markets fund. Shane now manages the SVK Crypto Master Fund which is a multi strategy portfolio that invests in the most liquid cryptocurrencies and the most promising ICO blockchain projects.

Moderated by Mat Piaggi, Lisk Community Manager.

The meetup will be hosted in collaboration with WeWork and SVK Crypto.

The location will be WeWork Moorgate, located near the Moorgate Underground station  —  a short walk from the Bank, Liverpool Street, and Old Street stations.

Places are limited so RSVP as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

- The Lisk Team

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  • Lisk London: Blockchain Meetup

    Join 'Lisk London' to discuss and learn more about the Lisk Blockchain Application Platform, blockchain technology, and its many applications. As you may have heard, blockchain technology is revolutionizing our world in profound ways. The core characteristics of blockchains are being leveraged by blockchain developers worldwide to create game-changing technologies, eliminate intermediaries, reduce friction, increase efficiency, and allow for opportunities that were previously impossible.  These include: •

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