Blockchain for Science – Hack´n`Share Weekend Berlin

PD Dr. Soenke Bartling, one of our BlockchainHub advisors started the blockchain4science initiative. in addiction to regular meetups he is now hosting a Hack´n`Share weekend in Berlin. Techies & scientist interested in blockchain technology are invited to attend...

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Blockchain & Film Industry

BlockchainHub Berlin & Propellor Film Tech Hub just partnered to will be hosting a series of meetups around the question of Blockchain for the Filmmakers and the Film Industry. The first introductory meetup on August 29, 2017 will featuring a Blockchain & Web3...

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BlockchainHub Berlin joins Bundesblock

We are happy to announce that BlockchainHub Berlin has been actively involved in creating Bundesverband Blockchain, a joint effort driven by the german core Blockchain Community to Advise German policy makers towards Blockchain & web3 friendly legislation. We are...

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Blockchain Conference @ HTW

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Katarina Adam, actively involved in BlockchainHub Berlin, is organizing the conference Blockchain @ HTW, which will be held at the University of Applied Sciences and Technology (HTW) Berlin on August 4th, 2017. Exiting student projects will be presented...

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Blockchain & Art Workshop with UDK

BlockchainHub Berlin and Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK) are collaborating on an Blockchain & Art Event. Prof. Hito Steyerl's UDK class is named Lensbased will be joining us for an intro to Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Decentral Web where we will be...

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Policy Paper for German Government

Bruce Pon (BigchainDB) and Shermin Voshmgir (BlockchainHub) were invited to introduce Blockchain and it's use cases to a group of CDU/CSU policy makers on 31.1.2017 at an event called Coffee & IT(ee), and were subsequently asked to compile a list of political...

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Meet the Team

Interdisciplinary think tank focusing on new solutions for business & society. Breeding ground for game changing economic & political concepts.
Shermin Voshmgir

Shermin Voshmgir


Shermin Voshmgir is the founder of BlockchainHub and runs BlockchainHub Berlin. She is on the advisory board of theEstonian e-residencyprogram, a curator of theDAO and regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains & Smart Contracts. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics, where she used to work as an assistant professor and currently lectures blockchain related topics. Furthermore she studied film and drama in Madrid. Her past work experience ranges from internet start-ups, IT consulting & filmmaking.
Valentin Kalinov

Valentin Kalinov

Content Manager

Valentin is long term a crypto enthusiast. He started out as an intern with BlockchainHub and is now junior consultant and content manager at BlockchainHub Berlin. Valentin is responsible for research and consulting as well as developing online learning resources and social media activities. He studies Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics, where he specialised on Information Systems Engineering and Blockchain in the context of supply chains.

Soenke Bartling

Soenke Bartling

Advisor Healthcare & Science

Sönke Bartling (PD Dr. med.) is a board certified radiologist, researcher in basic medical imaging sciences and open science researcher. He is interested in how knowledge creation in sciences and humanities can benefit from the blockchain revolution. He also likes to evade into what blockchain could do in the healthcare sector: healthcare is about trust and pricacy, so is the blockchain.

Researchgate: Soenke_Bartling
Science B.0: @science_b0
Healthcare B.0: @healthcareb0

Katja Nettestheim

Katja Nettestheim

Advisor: Media & Digital Transformation

Katja Nettesheim is the founder of _MEDIATE, a company focused on media  consulting & digital transformation. In addition, Katja teaches media management at a private university of applied sciences where she focusses on the interdependence of strategy and technology. Originally a corporate and tax lawyer, she holds seats at several supervisory and advisory boards.
Kirsten Hasberg

Kirsten Hasberg

Advisor Energy

Kirsten consults on energy transition and digitalization issues, is theCo-founder of StromDAO.de and organised the first German event on the application of blockchain in the energy sector. After finishing her Master’s in Economics from the University of Copenhagen, she’s gained 10 years of experience in the Danish and German energy industry with a particular focus on energy market designs enabling 100 % renewable energy systems. Kirsten is an external lecturer at the IT University of Copenhagen where she teaches the course “Digital Technology & New Business Models”.
Katarina Adam

Katarina Adam

Advisor Finance

Katarina Adam (PD Dr.-Ing) works as a professor at the HTW Berlin, Department Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen. She lectures Corporate Finance, Accounting and Controlling. Her personal quest is to enable students in our complex and numerical orientated world to understand and effectively communicate the languages of numerical data. Furthermore she encourages students to look beyond. Currently she runs a Blockchain Project with a group of students. Her field of research is the use of Blockchain Technology in both financial aspects as well as in process optimization. She also did her first steps in a startup related to Blockchain and land registry in Germany. She possesses a deep understanding in real estate because she run her own business previously in that industry.
Ivo Betke

Ivo Betke

Advisor HR & Tech

Ivo is a technology lover, former engineer and an information hypernode. He has an extensive knowledge of global engineers movements and how to attract outstanding talent and build sustainable relationships with people. He also has a constant insight into new technologies, the most recent development stacks, emerging business models and meets inspiring founders every other day. Ivo was the founder of Webcrowd, now Countrymanager Germany at talent.io

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