Cardano Community Newsletter - November 1, 2019

Welcome to the Cardano Newsletter!

Published by the Cardano community team every two weeks, this newsletter will provide you with news, updates and events about the project!

Charles Hoskinson’s Latest Surprise AMA - October 22

Check out Charles Hoskinson on fire in his latest Surprise AMA, where he discusses topics such as:

  • Shelley (Jormungandr) & Daedalus upcoming releases and stress testing.
  • New Balance’s project collaboration.
  • Possible snapshot approaches.
  • 2020: the year of scalability for crypto projects.
  • Africa Update: feasibility studies being done in Ethiopia.
  • Future of cardano and $ADA & Updates on other (upcoming pilot) projects.

…and much more!


Watch the Cardano Update & AMA

The Cardano Foundation teams up with COTI for adaPay solution.

The Cardano Foundation and COTI, an enterprise-grade fintech platform, are to develop an ada payment gateway. The offering – due to launch in November – will allow merchants to accept ada payments with a near instant settlement into 35 fiat currencies directly into their bank accounts.

Read the Press Release

Watch the adaPay Video

IOHK: Shelley Testnet - Your weekly rollout rollup - Week 17 & 18

IOHK provides Shelley Testnet Newsletter updates every Friday. Please check out the updates on our Forum. And for the very latest technical updates you can follow all the commits and pull requests in the community GitHub.
If you are not already part of the conversation, you will find a lot of activity over at the stake pool Best Practice Telegram.

Shelley Testnet: Week 17 Update

Shelley Testnet: Week 18 Update

EMURGO: Nicolas and Sebastien explain about the incentivized testnet.

Nicolas and Sebastien give you a crash course on what the incentivized testnet is, and answer questions from the community!

Watch the Video

EMURGO Speaks at Financial Seminar with Japanese Lawmaker Hideki Murai

Kodama, CEO of EMURGO, talked in-depth about STOs, including industry trends and potential use cases at an exclusive invitation-only seminar with an elected member of Japan’s House of Representatives Hideki Murai, a lawmaker referred to as the right-hand man of Shinjiro Koizumi - Japanese politician. Other illustrious speakers at this event included attorney Takeaki Miyamoto from the law offices of Japanese legal giant Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, and Securities CEO Masakatsu Saito.

Read More Here

EMURGO has consistently been in the public view speaking on the future of STOs at numerous leading blockchain conferences including Japan Blockchain Conference, DC Blockchain Summit, and Taipei DLT 101, among other conferences, to raise awareness about the utility potential of STOs on Cardano, and EMURGO’s end-to-end offering of professional advisory services to help enterprises explore offering security tokens on Cardano in the near future. Find out more from EMURGO’s latest publishing.

STOs: Everything You Need to Know

The Cardano Foundation is Hiring

The Cardano Foundation is expanding their teams. Are you interested in working with us? The project continues to grow and we are always looking for great talent! There are a few exciting new roles at the Cardano Foundation. Check out the available positions below!

Careers with the Cardano Foundation

Cardano Community Meetups

Upcoming Meetups

RSVP to these events!
2 Nov. Tokyo, ミートアップ座談会
5 Nov. Hong Kong, How to setup and run a Cardano Stake Pool Node
19 Nov. Tokyo, Gaming & Blockchain Meetup
21 Nov. Amsterdam
, Problems and differences between POW and POS & The automotive on the blockchain

View all Cardano Community groups here

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See if a group already exists on our page and connect with the local organizer!


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