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VCU Presents: An Evening With Solana

Hosted by Ellis Norman, VCU Blockchain & Greg leffel
Past Event
Welcome! To join the event, please register below.
About Event

Virginia Commonwealth University, The Solana Foundation and the Virginia Blockchain Council are thrilled to host "An Evening With Solana" at the VCU SHIFT Retail Lab. This event is a golden opportunity for blockchain enthusiasts to dive deep into the world of Solana, a leading proof of stake blockchain known for its speed, composability, and efficiency.

🤝 Meet the Minds Behind Blockchain Innovation

VCU Blockchain Club, Hexens, Ledger, Google Developer Group Virginia Beach, and Encode Club join forces to bring you an enlightening evening. Engage with fellow blockchain aficionados and explore the latest trends and applications of this revolutionary technology.

Drinks 🍻, networking 🤝 , food 🍗, and swag 😎 provided.


Doors open - 4PM
Networking - 4PM-5PM
Presentations and Talks - 5PM-6PM
Happy Hour - 6PM-7PM

📍 Event Location: SHIFT Retail Lab, Richmond

1235 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA.

Limited Availability – Act Fast!

Be part of this exclusive event focusing on Solana's transformative potential in blockchain technology. Reserve your spot now and join us for an evening of learning, networking, and forward-thinking discussions!

Hosted by:

Virginia Commonwealth University is a major, urban public research university located in Richmond, Virginia.

The Solana Foundation is a non-profit organization located in Zug, Switzerland dedicated to the decentralization, growth, and security of the Solana network. Solana is a proof of stake blockchain built for mass adoption ◎ Fast, composable, green, and globally distributed.

Solana U is a global community of students who are interested in building on Solana. Our goal is to cultivate an accessible learning environment by providing students with resources, opportunities, and 24/7 support.

The Virginia Blockchain Council (VBC) is a non-profit organization focused on providing advocacy, community, and education in the great Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Blockchain Club at VCU is a student-led, interdisciplinary and collaborative effort focused on informing students attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) about the adoption of blockchain technology. Topics center around current concepts and events regarding Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance (DeFi), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and Web 3.

Google Developer Group Virginia Beach: GDGs are local groups of developers who are specifically interested in Google products and APIs: everything from Android, App Engine, and Mobile Web platforms, to product APIs for products like Google Maps, YouTube, Google Calendar, and more. Google Developers supports and recognizes GDG chapters, but doesn’t own or manage them.

Hexens - Leading experts in zk, novel cryptography, and the most hardcore team in web3 cybersecurity. Hexens provides security services to tier 1 projects like Polygon zkEVM, Lido, Risc0, 1inch, Ton, Celo, and more. Hexens was first in the world to perform the audit of Polygon zkEVM, and is committed to raising the bar of security in web3.

LEDGER is a global platform for digital assets and Web3. Ledger is already the world leader in Critical Digital Asset security and utility. With more than 6M devices sold to consumers in 200 countries and 10+ languages, 100+ financial institutions and brands as customers, 20% of the world’s crypto assets are secured, plus services supporting trading, buying, spending, earning, and NFTs.

Encode Club is a global community of top developers, professionals and talented students in Emerging Tech. Through leading educational programmes such as hackathons, bootcamps and accelerators we help you advance your career and work with transformative companies.

SHIFT Retail Lab
1235 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220, USA
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