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Multi-Signature Wallets: Nakov @ SoftUnit Conf 2018

September 29, 2018
Today I had a talk at the SoftUnit Conf 2018 titled “Multi-Signature Crypto-Wallets“, where I explained the the problems with single-user-controlled wallets, the concepts of multisig wallets, multisig addresses, how multi-signature wallets are implemented in Bitcoin and Ethereum and demonstrated the Gnosis multisig wallet contract (Solidity code), running on the Ropsten Ethereum testnet, along with the

Speaker at the Blockchain Technology Conference 2018 | Berlin

September 26, 2018
I am happy to announce that I was accepted as a speaker at the Blockchain Technology Conference 2018 | Berlin. The conference is one of the most significant technical blockchain events in Europe, so I will be happy to meet colleagues, developers, blockchain engineers and fellows from the crypto industry in Berlin in November 2018. My

Joined as Advisor at weiDex Decentralized Exchange ICO

August 23, 2018
In the last month I joined as advisor for weiDex – a Decentralized Crypto Exchange, which is preparing to launch an ICO (token sale event). Why I believe in the weiDex Project and the ICO? I truly believe that weiDex project will be successful, because of many positive indications: weiDex has valid business case, with strong

Speaker at BlockWorld 2018: Client-Side Wallets and Cryptography. Meet SoftUni and Svetlin Nakov @ BlockWorld

July 11, 2018
I am happy to announce that I will give two technical talks in the world’s largest and most significant technical conference for blockchain developers: BlockWorld 2018 @ San Jose (California) – 13-14 September 2018. This is the next step in establishing SoftUni as the leading provider of blockchain technical education worldwide, just after the blockchain

Why I Joined as Tech Advisor at Tokenize Xchange (Singapore)?

June 25, 2018
In May 2018 I joined as technical advisor at Tokenize Xchange, a Singapore-based crypto exchange startup, which is launching an ICO to raise funds to expand its current services and build innovative products around the crypto trading industry. My Understandings about Good ICO Projects When I think of ICO / token sale projects I always check

I joined as Tech Advisor for Bountie ICO: Token Economy for Gamers

May 29, 2018
During my last visit in Singapore in May 2018 I met a highly motivated team, building a solid crypto-startup, called Bountie, around the gaming industry in Asia. Bountie is a platform that will pay gamers to play computer games, through a token economy and blockchain. My Blockchain Background My name is Svetlin Nakov, from Bulgaria.

The Upcoming “Decentralized Cloud” (DPaaS): Decentralized Computing + DB + Storage as a Service

April 24, 2018
I had a talk at a blockchain conference regarding the upcoming public “Decentralized Cloud” systems, which will combine the best of the public cloud platforms (like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Heroku, …) with the blockchain and peer-to-peer networks (Ethereum, IPFS, EOS, TRON, NEM, NEO, Storj, Sia, …). Why? Because the trend towards decentralized organizations (DAO)

Blockchain Cryptography for Developers: ECC, secp256k1, SCrypt, AES, Wallets

April 15, 2018
Recently I had a talk about the basics of cryptography for blockchain developers at the Bulgarian Web Summit 2018. I am happy to succeed to introduce the most important concepts of the elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), key derivation and encryption (SCrypt, AES and HMAC), digital signatures (ECDSA, sign / verify) and crypto-wallets (HD wallets, mnemonics