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
How (not) to market crypto: Regulators get tough on social media ‘over-sharing’. Dear OXBC Members, It’s fascinating to watch regulators around the world begin to form vastly varying policies on blockchain technology, as cryptocurrencies gain adoption at break-neck speed. From China’s clamp-down to El Salvador feverishly ‘buying the Bitcoin dip’ at every opportunity, hands are being tipped all […]
The advertising activities and marketing strategies of Cryptocurrency Trading Platforms (CTPs) have been placed under the microscope in Canada, with regulators issuing guidance on the kind of language and promotions that could represent breaches of securities legislation. The notice, issued by the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization (IIROC) of Canada […]
California-born Sam Bankman-Fried launched FTX — a derivatives-focused cryptocurrency exchange in 2019. Earlier this month, he raised $900m in a funding round that valued FTX at $18bn. But Bankman-Fried, 29, is no ordinary Billionaire. He has set his sights on helping to secure the long-term future of humanity and plans to donate most of his […]
Sam Bankman-Fried: Earning to Give, FTX and the Game of Crypto Thrones Dear OXBC Members, This week, we spotlight the remarkable character that is Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF). FTX Exchange entrepreneur, billionaire and ‘earn to give’ exponent – all at the age of 29. Will his altruism and conciliatory attitude towards regulators help FTX to win […]
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 […]