CordaCon 2019

Welcome to our CordaCon 2019 showcase special, brought to you by Invenica – the boutique emerging technology development house, and LAB577 – blockchain specialists in financial market solutions.

R3’s Corda is fast becoming the de-facto blockchain network for financial markets and beyond. R3 was established in 2015 with 42 founding members in the consortium. In 2016, R3 launched Corda as an open source blockchain platform with the support of a vibrant community of organizations and developers. Today, the Corda Network is a publicly-available internet of Corda nodes operated by over 300 participants across a global ecosystem.

Each October London plays host to their flagship conference – CordaCon – bringing the tech, business and DLT communities together for two days of talks, networking and collaboration. And ditto were there to capture key insights and highlights just for you.

With Gareth Mee the CEO of Invenica we explore the adoption of DLT in Telco and Media, with guests Thomas Spencer, Head of Telco Business Development at R3 and Jorge Bento, CTO of Enterprise IOT at Vodafone.

With Richard Crook, the CEO of LAB577, we discuss Digital Assets – and their Digital Asset Shared Ledger platform with guests Fred Dalibard, Head of Digital CIB & Global Blockchain Coordinator at Natixis and Chair of R3’s Board, and Oli von Landsberg-Sadie, CEO & Founder of prime digital assets broker BCB Group.

And with our roving report Joseph Lee, we learn what’s catching the eye of firms such as ATOS, Deloitte and Worldpay.

Check out the shows below – and if you would like to learn more about blockchain or any of the themes discussed please get in touch any time.

'The Download'- Telco Podcast

In this episode we are joined by R3 Business Development Director & Telecom Lead Thomas Spencer who shares how firms are using corda and blockchain as a digital enabler to drive new revenue streams. We hear Jorge Bento, CTO of Enterprise IOT at Vodafone discuss DLT, 5G and the emergence of smart cities, buildings and intelligent networks. To close Gareth Mee, CEO at Invenica identifies the key drivers of adoption of DLT, the use cases that are real and scaling, and the top trends as we head towards 2020, into a new decade.

Thomas Spencer

Jorge Bento

Gareth Mee

'The Download'- Digital Assets Podcast

In this episode we are joined by Fred Dalibard, Head of Digital CIB & Global Blockchain Coordinator at Natixis who shares with us the benefits of using blockchain for identification and KYC when moving digital assets. Fred is also Chair of R3’s Board. We then catch-up with Oli von Landsberg-Sadie, CEO & Founder of prime broker BCB who explains how businesses can benefit from seamless cross border payments with DASL – The Digital Assets Shared Ledger, and to close we hear from Richard Crook, Former Head of Emerging Tech at RBS, who co-founded LAB577 the creators of DASL – he talks about advantages of building on Corda network.

Richard Crook

Frédéric Dalibard

Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie

‘The Download’- Out & About Podcast

‘The Download’ Out & About Podcast features views, thoughts, the fun and the buzz captured across the conference with our roving reporter Joseph. Hear from the Industry Director for Financial Services at Atos and how they are adopting DLT, Worldpay’s new open banking team reveal the transformation of payments across ledgers, the Director of INDUSTRIA shares with us the exciting projects the firm have been working on globally, Deloitte’s blockchain lab manager stresses the importance of KYC, and to close a Fellow at University of Cambridge Centre of Alternative Finance talks us through his recent findings from across sectors and industries.

Discover the Possible

Invenica’s CEO Gareth Mee discusses how Invenica are using DLT to solve business problems for their customers, along with the key drivers heading into 2020.

Discover the Possible

Open API Connectors

LAB577 Distinguished Engineer and Co-Founder Farzad “Fuzz” Pezeshkpour is live coding at CordaCon2019 on DevDay, talking through open API and how to build CorDapps on the network.

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