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The Blockland Solutions Conference, an initiative to put Cleveland at the forefront of blockchain adoption in the United States, successfully wrapped up on December 4th. With sold-out crowds, world class keynotes, and energized community members, the conference sparked interest from large businesses and inspired attendees to take action moving forward. Press highlights from the Solutions Conference are below. This site will be updated as more press continues to be published about the conference.

 

Case Western Reserve University will be home to ‘Cleveland Blockchain and Digital Futures Hub’

Cleveland.com | Full Article Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder announced Tuesday the formation of a new “Cleveland Blockchain and Digital Futures Hub.” The think tank will not only address blockchain technology, but also build on research in other areas, such as the Internet of Things and augmented and virtual reality. The hub will […]

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U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson announces legislation to regulate initial coin offerings

Cleveland.com | Full Article U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio announced Monday a plan to regulate cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings through the federal government. An initial coin offering is when a company begins to sell a cryptocurrency in the form of tokens. There are a limited amount of these tokens, which is what gives […]

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Blockchain Investment

Ideastream | Full Article Listen to Flashstarts CEO, Charles Stack, talk about Blockland and the initiative to make Cleveland a hub for blockchain technology. Listen here at 36:40  

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Case Western Reserve to Launch Blockchain Think Tank

Education Drive | Full Article The think tank was announced at a conference in Cleveland this week dedicated to exploring and expanding the use of blockchain in the city. However, “What the conference didn’t do was lay out a step-by-step route to Cleveland’s success as a hub for blockchain,” wrote Cleveland.com reporter Emily Bamforth. Nonetheless, the region’s […]

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Federal Bill to Take Aim at Regulating Cryptocurrencies, ICOs

Government Technology | Full Article U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson of Ohio announced Monday a plan to regulate cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings through the federal government. An initial coin offering is when a company begins to sell a cryptocurrency in the form of tokens. There are a limited amount of these tokens, which is what […]

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Blockland Solutions conference is over: What’s next for blockchain in Cleveland?

Cleveland.com | Full Article Blockland Cleveland delivered what its organizers promised: a sold-out crowd, hundreds of developers learning new skills and highly-lauded technology CEOs explaining why blockchain matters and why Cleveland might have a shot at leading the way. What the conference didn’t do was lay out a step-by-step route to Cleveland’s success as a […]

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Blockland Solutions Conference Lays the Groundwork for Cleveland’s Tech Future

WKSU | Full Article The four day Blockland Solutions Conference in Cleveland brought tech leaders from around the U.S. to meet with local entrepreneurs and investors to look for new ways to use blockchain technology in the local economy. As Blockland backers plan next steps, there are challenges they’ll face in creating a regional tech […]

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Cleveland accelerator debuts one of midwest’s first pre-seed blockchain-only funds

Techli | Full Article Cleveland startup accelerator Flashstarts rolled out a $6 million blockchain fund on Monday that could be one of the first such funds in the region. According to details of the pre-seed fund’s deal, which was announced at Monday’s Cleveland’s Blockland Solutions Conference per Crain’s Cleveland Business, requires a minimum investment of $25,000 for individuals […]

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Six Ohio VC Firms Will Invest $100M in Blockchain Startups

Crypto Globe | Full Article Announced yesterday, six Cleveland technology funds will be investing $100 million in blockchain startups. These accelerators aim to entice early-stage blockchain companies to come to Ohio to develop blockchain solutions for business, government, and more applications. Leading the way are JumpStart and FlashStarts, both venture capital accelerators based in Ohio. Informally announced […]

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Six Ohio VC Companies to Invest $100 Million in Blockchain firms

The Crypto | Full Article According to a local news outlet report, Six Cleveland technology firms will make funds available to blockchain startups. These technology firms intend to attract early-stage blockchain firms to come to Ohio to build blockchain-based solutions for government, business, and many more applications. Ray Leach, the CEO of the JumpStart at the recent Blockland solutions conference […]

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