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Microsoft to Sponsor Ethereum’s DEVCON1

Posted by George Hallam on October 28, 2015

Microsoft to Sponsor Ethereum’s DEVCON1

London, United Kingdom, October 28th - Ethereum is happy to announce that Microsoft will sponsor and attend DΞVCON1, the premier Ethereum developer conference.
Marley Gray, Director of Technology Strategy US Financial Services at Microsoft said, "Microsoft is excited to sponsor and attend Ethereum's DevCon1. We find the Ethereum blockchain incredibly powerful and look forward to collaborating within the Ethereum Community. We see a future where the combination of Microsoft Azure and Ethereum can enable new innovative platforms like Blockchain-as-a-Service. This will serve as an inflection point to bring blockchain technology to enterprise clientele".

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin notes “DΞVCON1 is very excited to work with Microsoft and we look forward to having them in London.”

DΞVCON1 will held November 9th-13th at Gibson Hall in London, UK. It will feature five days of technical presentations and events on research and core protocols, decentralized application (dApp) development, and industry and social implications.

Ethereum is a decentralised blockchain protocol that executes smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference.

Ethereum is how the Internet was supposed to work.


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