DeveloperWeek 2014: Building the Payments Web

San Francisco, CA

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Join us for a DeveloperWeek event to learn about these protocols and their potential to democratize payments, earn 1,000 XRP, and pitch your ideas for the chance to win XRP prizes.

A half-day of discussion and idea-sharing about the movement to re-architect payments for the Internet using math-based currency protocols, so that, for the first time in history, they’re globally inclusive. Attendees will hear from pioneers of the payments space, learn about the Bitcoin and Ripple protocols, and pitch their ideas to compete for XRP prizes. The event is hosted by Ripple Labs, the creators of the Ripple protocol.


9:30 to 10 am - Coffee and pastries

10 to 10:15 - Introduction to the Payments Web (Chris Larsen)

10:15 to 11:15 - Panel: The Year Payments Came Online

Dan Held (moderator), co-founder of ZeroBlock

Jered Kenna, CEO of TradeHill and Money & Tech

 Chris Larsen, co-founder and CEO of Ripple Labs

Tom Longson, CEO of GogoCoin

Jesse Powell, co-founder and CEO of Payward/Kraken

11:15 to 11:40 - What is the Ripple Protocol? (Stefan Thomas, Ripple Labs CTO)

11:40 to 12:30 - Break for lunch and pitch preparation

12:30 to 1:30 - Pitch contest!

1:30 to 2:00 - Judging and wrap-up

All in-person attendees are entitled to 1,000 XRP, redeemable only the day of the event.