What is Blockchain[X]
Blockchain[X] offers a unique platform for regulators, corporates, startups and academia to stay ahead of the upcoming intelligent automation of businesses and governance caused by blockchain technology.
Members will benefit from
- proof of concept studies
- ideas how to apply new business models
- expertise from different industries
- See: Understand how digitalization and blockchain change business models.
- Act: Identify how your company or institution can profit from those changes.
- Lead: Jointly invent the future by embracing upcoming opportunities!
Benefits of B[X] Membership
- Stay updated on the current state of blockchain research
- Discuss with experts from academia and industry
- Asses existing and developing blockchain technology uses
- Collaborate with other B[X] members on future use-cases
- Share insights within a creative group, across industries
- Assess and cooperate on members’ WoV projects
The B[X] governance structure will be implemented as a DAO (Decentralized Autonomous Organization) on Ethereum.
Each Blockchain[X] member party has one vote in the plenary meetings. Plenary meetings decide on:
- The Blockchain[X] subgroups and projects to be undertaken
- Additional Management Board members to be suggested to the board
The B[X] Management Board is initially formed by COSS ETH, IWI HSG and the founding experts and decides on:
- Potential changes to the MoU
- Potential changes regarding board membership
- Operational questions (workshops, subgroups etc.)
The platform is led by world-class Swiss universities HSG St.Gallen (IWI) and ETH Zürich (COSS). The focus will initially be on blockchain, and further widen as additional Web of Value (WOV) technologies and standards emerge.
B[X] is not a competitor for start-ups or consortia but a catalyst to apply new business ideas. It enables collaboration of business with doctorate students, Post-Docs and industry specialists to profit from digital revolution!
Blockchain - definition
“The blockchain is a decentralized ledger of all transactions across a peer-to-peer network. Using this technology, participants can confirm transactions without the need for a central certifying authority. Potential applications include fund transfers, settling trades, voting, and many other uses.”