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Events

Building Up To Block Party Amsterdam

After several successful Block Parties here in the UK, we have decided to go international. We've proudly partnered with Syscoin to host our first Block Party event in mainland Europe - and we want to see you there on the night in Amsterdam. So pack your suitcase and join us in one of the world’s most beautiful cities and enjoy an evening of blockchain and cryptocurrency, networking, food, drinks and music!

Posted on 
Oct 30, 2019
  by
Michael Watson
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TrustMore and Mineral Blue: Blockchain for the Engineering Sector

TrustMore is a proprietary Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform that enables existing enterprise applications to integrate seamlessly with blockchain technology. What does this mean in practice? Integrating blockchain doesn’t need to be an incredibly expensive overhaul of your current business systems. TrustMore can integrate with your current systems through just three lines of code.

Posted on 
Jul 30, 2019
  by
Michael Watson
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Events

Block Party: Teesside - Official Recap

Not only marking the start of Summer, June also saw the return of the Blocknorth Block Party! This time the event was hosted in collaboration with the outstanding team at DigitalCity, based out of Teesside University.The CPED venue on the Darlington Campus is a fantastic modern setting and was perfect for our latest evening of blockchain. ‘Party’ is a key word for these events – they offer an informal setting where we combine business networking with beer, pizza and informative blockchain presentations!

Posted on 
Jul 17, 2019
  by
Michael Watson
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Events

It turns out, all along, blockchain is not the technology of tomorrow

It turns out, all along, blockchain is not the technology of tomorrowNo, indeed, it’s the technology of today. We figure that part of the veiled mystery which surrounds blockchain is the pervading sense of mañana. 

Posted on 
May 2, 2019
  by
Gordon Dodd
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Interesting articles

Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics for Blockchain

This week we ran a (cracking) workshop with QEM – and amongst other things we kept coming back to something of a chestnut of a question – what is the simplest figurative representation of a blockchain? 

Posted on 
Mar 29, 2019
  by
Gordon Dodd
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Workshops

Blocknorth & Common Purpose: A Technology Futurology Gnomology 

Blocknorth, along with Muckle Solicitors and Barclays Eagle Labs were delighted to be invited to present to the Common Purpose North East Of England Graduate Connect Event, March 12th 2019, which focussed on the impact of emerging technologies and their potential impact upon market sectors both in the immediate and in the future.

Posted on 
Mar 14, 2019
  by
Gordon Dodd
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News

Blocknorth delighted to announce partnership with QEM Solutions

Blocknorth are delighted to announce the start of a new partnership relationship with QEM, a leading edge engineering company operating in both traditional and emerging technology markets.

Posted on 
Mar 12, 2019
  by
Gordon Dodd
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Blocknorth and Newcastle University launch blockchain research project

Blocknorth is delighted to announce the commissioning of a significant blockchain technology research project in collaboration with Newcastle University. This project will analyse the future role of blockchain technology within specific sectors.

Posted on 
Mar 7, 2019
  by
Michael Watson
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Events

New Kids On The Block Party

We’ve allowed ourselves a modest bask in the afterglow of our very successful first ever Blocknorth Block Party, which we ran in February at Barclays Tuspark Eagle Labs (a heap big thanks to both Andrew Dixon and so and so…).

Posted on 
Mar 7, 2019
  by
Gordon Dodd
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Interesting articles

When is a blockchain not a blockchain?

We were delighted to host another online Blocknorth think-shop session with Michael & Thomas Wedel from IBM Europe, covering many things, cabbages and kings. One of the elements of the think-shop which struck me was an echo of a conversation we’d recently had with one of our technology clients, during which we had tried to define what might be understood as the key characteristics of a blockchain system.

Posted on 
Mar 3, 2019
  by
Gordon Dodd
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Events

Official Recap: The First Blocknorth Block Party

The Blocknorth team were delighted to host our very first Block Party at Tuspark Barclays Eagle Labs, Newcastle-upon-tyne. It was a night of networking, discovery and learning on the subject of blockchain, with a particular focus on highlighting real life use-cases where the technology was right now making a difference in industry.

Posted on 
Feb 14, 2019
  by
Michael Watson
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News

Blocknorth partners with Syscoin

Blocknorth is thrilled to announce the formation of a key strategic partnership with Syscoin, a high profile open-source blockchain platform & cryptocurrency with a market capitalisation of approx $20million. Syscoin delivers ‘business on the blockchain’, developing the world’s first fully decentralised marketplace where users can buy and sell securely, without middlemen or card fees.

Posted on 
Jan 10, 2019
  by
Michael Watson
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Interesting articles

8 Reasons You Should Be Thinking About Blockchain CPD

A CPD research survey of over 1000 people found a strong correlation between valuing and undertaking CPD, and commitment to the job. Committed staff are likely to work harder and stay longer. When you combine our quality CPD accredited courses with the opportunity to learn about a disruptive, emerging technology like blockchain you get a really exciting and affordable value-add proposition for your employees.

Posted on 
Dec 19, 2018
  by
Gordon Dodd
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News

Highlights from Founder's Friday, 30 November 2018

Blocknorth were delighted to be invited to speak at the Founder’s Friday event in November, organised by Paul Lancaster of Plan Digital & Newcastle Start-Up Week.

Posted on 
Dec 8, 2018
  by
Michael Watson
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Events

Highlights from Blockchain Expo North America 2018

The Blocknorth team were in San Francisco for the Blockchain Expo North America last week, making the cross-Atlantic trip from our base in Newcastle-upon-tyne.

Posted on 
Dec 5, 2018
  by
Matt Watson
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Events

Fintech North Event @ Hedgehog Labs

The Blocknorth team attended the inaugural FinTech North event in Newcastle on Friday 5th October at Hedgehog Labs.

Posted on 
Oct 18, 2018
  by
Michael Watson
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