Welcome to the Oxford Blockchain Foundation
The Oxford Blockchain Foundation (OXBC) was inaugurated by 150 ‘Founder Members’ in June 2018. OXBC exists to widen the community, deepen the knowledge, and heighten the opportunities available to its members, within the blockchain space.
Our culture prizes alacrity, robust thought, and integrity in our support of one another and the wider industry.
Expressions of interest in membership of OXBC are welcome. If you are keen to take part in and to further the aims of our community, please get in touch. Memberships are also available for corporate members and sponsors.
- Your profile on our website.
- Invitations to exclusive events.
- Free / discounted tickets to our own and third party events.
- Invitations to join in the development and publication of thought leadership papers.
- Introduction to professional opportunities.
- The benefit of the power of our exclusive, energetic, international community.
Latest from OXBC
Bitcoin becomes legal tender in El Salvador…what happens next? Dear OXBC Members, You may have heard the news that El Salvador has become the first nation to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. In this issue of the OXBC newsletter we ask, what happens next? Which nations are the next likely dominoes to fall? Has there […]
El Salvador made history on June 8th, when it voted to make Bitcoin legal tender — becoming the first country in the world to do so. The nation’s president Nayib Bukele made the proposal directly, which was then passed by the Salvadoran congress with a supermajority of 62 out of 84 possible votes. The legislation […]
New members, new opportunities! Dear OXBC Members, Thanks to all of you who responded to our previous newsletter with content, collaboration requests and current vacancies – hopefully those published in this edition will lead to some fantastic new connections being made. That is, after all, what OXBC is all about – Catalysing Serendipity! So keep […]
How does DeFi insurance work? Dear OXBC, Many of you have got in touch in response to the last email, to discuss projects you are involved with – thank you! We look forward to showcasing your work, ideas and contributions in the coming weeks. Please continue to share your thoughts and ideas with us. We […]
DeFi protocols have offered early users the opportunity to make incredible gains, through yield farming, staking, borrowing, lending and even betting. However, bad actors are continuously pouring over smart contracts in order to find a way to exploit them. On many occasions, the smart contract owners themselves have proven to be untrustworthy and conducted ‘rug-pulls’ […]
Laying down the law, blockchain style With Tesla, Mastercard, Uber and Visa all making announcements on cryptocurrency investments and adoption in the past week, the regulatory spotlight has shone on blockchain technology with a greater intensity. In this ‘Legal Issue’ of the OXBC newsletter, we round up the latest legal and regulatory news around Blockchain […]