June 15, 2018

N3XTCODER Zurich Workshop

How to use Blockchain Technology for Social Innovation


Join us on June 15 for a hands on workshop to get started with the technology of the future hosted by seif










Join us on Friday June 15, 2018 in Zurich for a hands-on workshop to get started with the technology of the future. The workshop will be hosted by seif. 

You might have heard about Blockchain as the technology behind the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. But applications of this technology go way beyond cryptocurrencies. Blockchain technology has the potential to impact many parts of daily life as well as any organizational and operational model that is based on the exchange of values and transactions of any kind (related to services, products, rights, identities, etc.)

We will dive deeper into the concept of blockchain technology and how it could be used to provide innovative solutions for the social sector. We will explore practical use cases and best practice examples in the areas of energy, food and finance, always with a specific emphasis on creating social impact.

Throughout the workshop, participants will explore more about the logic of smart contracts and develop their own blockchain based models with the potential to create significant social impact.

About seif

seif supports and promotes individuals or teams seeking to apply innovative business ideas to respond to current social and/or environmental problems, otherwise known as “social enterprises”. seif offers companies programs, consulting, training and general support according to their needs and stage of development.




The workshop will encompass 3 major themes

  1. Concept: Understanding the idea and principles of blockchain and decentralized smart contracts
  2. Applications: Understanding how current blockchain-based models work
  3. Future Models: Developing models for the social sector based on blockchain technology

Workshop Participants:

  • Developers interested in the principles behind blockchain
  • Product People who want to understand the possibilities & limitations of blockchain in building new kinds of products
  • Inquisitive Minds, curious to understand blockchain in a deeper level and how this blockchain future might look
  • Social Organizations who want to explore benefits for their causes

By the end of this workshop you will have:

  • A better understand of how blockchain works and why some consider it the technology of the future
  • A better understand of cryptocurrencies & cryptoassets like bitcoin and ether
  • Become familiar with blockchain concepts like ethereum, smart contracts, distributed ledger, token systems, etc
  • Learned about various Blockchain based models
  • Developed new and innovative models for the social sector based on the blockchain technology

Skill level: Beginner – Intermediate

What skills are required:

  • Tech-savvy attitude and openness to learn about latest technologies is valuable
  • No specific coding skills are required

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