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Somerco - Helping geniuses on to trade fairs

About Us

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About us

Somerco was founded 1 June 2010. It has a heritage of connecting scientists, engineers, innovators and investors to achieve greater results. 

Somerco organise blockchain technology and investorshows. At these trade fairs you can meet exhibitors, see seminars and companies pitch for investment. The shows are live streamed on channels from exhibition, ICO stage, seminar room and panel discussion. 

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Our mission

Helping geniuses as you. We believe it is best done by building the community in our industry sector.  We share networks that create leads you can use to close sales or raise funds. 

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Value

Who should attend

  • Startup/scaleup founders
  • SME executives
  • Business leaders in tech
  • Tech influencers
  • Investors
  • Global tech giants
  • F500 enterprises

Events

No upcoming events.

Hack+Block

blockathon 23-24th February in london

We like hackers

Hackers change our lives! Finalist get to pitch for investors. London Blockchain Startup Scene is growing day by day. It has attracted multinational companies to connect, techhubs, entrepreneurship programs and academia are part of the growing blockchain sector.


Blockchain developers are highly sought after in this Metropolis called London. So come and gain experience from each other. London has a large grassroots movement with many groups interested in blockchain. Everyday you can listen to them giving their perspective. The techie perspective, the regulatory, the investor and very important the entrepreneur. 


Somerco is partnering with the Craft Coin Company to launch the first ever “Beer and Blockathon”, hosted at German Kraft Brewery within Mercato Metropolitano. The Craft Coin Company is an exciting new venture creating a beer republic built on blockchain to catapult the craft beer movement across the world.


A blockathon inside Mercato Metropolitano give the hackers a greater experience and more exposure. Hackathon sponsors will have exposure to both participants and visitors at the market hall that during a weekend has 37 000 visitors. It enables them to engage with the most tech interested visitors and hackers. All in 23th and 24th of February. 


Tickets on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/somerco-blockathon-tickets-53853574491 


Also two teams from senior developers, two female teams and two teams with university students are chosen as finalists and get to pitch for investors.


Here are themes for the hackathon that can be relevant for a brewery.

1. Blockchain Dapps for IoT;

2. Data Ownership vs. Data Stewardship (Ideas, Tools, Solutions);

3. AI & Smart Contracts (Hacks);
4. DAOs of the future (management structure and governance);

5. Fast Moving Consumer Goods related ideas.


There will be code written, we want a pitch deck, one pager, marketing plan and a simple version of a white paper. All done in two days. And yes you guessed it - fresh beer to drink


Friday

Come to the Meetup Beer and Blockchain Club to mingle. You will also meet Dionysus.studio here with exclusive opportunity to listen to Max Garza. You can also pre-register for the hackathon and meet the owner Jan Softa at Somerco.


Saturday

  • 8:00 - Registration
  • 8:30 - 8:45 Opening introduction for all.
  • 8:45 - 9:15 Keynote speaker TBC
  • 9:15 - 10:00 Introduction for hackers and team building. 
  • 10:15 - 10:45 Short presentation of hacker teams.
  • 10:45 -  Kick - off. Start to hack. 
  • 21:00 First day ends.
  • 21:00 - 01:00 am Close the day down with a party.

Sunday

  • 9:00 - 9:15 Summary of first day
  • 9:15 - Start to hack
  • 17:30 - Deadline submit hack to judges
  • 17:45 All teams 5 min pitch
  • 19:30 - 19:45 Announce the six finalist teams. Two teams with university students, two all female teams and two senior teams.

Criteria that are judged is quality of code, scalability of potential usage of dapp, unique business model, marketing model, usage of smart contract and token economics.


Judges

Amandine Flachs

Florian Bollen

Paul Gordon


We also want to inform and educate our participants so we give you talks from keynote speakers, panel speakers and sponsors.


Come and listen to two full days of leading industry experts.

Saturday

  • 10:30 - 10:45 Opening introduction
  • 10:45 - 11:15 Keynote speaker Alex Apeldoorn 
  • 11:15 - 12:00 Sponsor
  • 12:15 - 13:00 Sponsor
  • 13:15 - 14:00 Sponsor
  • 14:15 - 15:00 Sponsor
  • 15:15 - 16:00 5 Panel speakers discuss what technical hurdles need to be solved in blockchain?
  • 16:15 - 17:00 5 panel speakers discuss why blockchain is disruptive. 
  • Steffen Pope Altenburg
  • Susana Esteban 
  • Naseema Khalique 
  • 17:00 - 17:15 Closing day


  • Sunday
  • 10:15 - 11:00 5 panel speakers discuss the latest blockchain innovations
  • 11:15 - 12:00 Keynote speaker
  • 12:15 - 13:00 Sponsors
  • 13:15 - 14:00 Sponsors
  • 14:15 - 15:00 Sponsors
  • 15:15 - 16:00 Main sponsor with great offer
  • 16:15 - 17:00 5 panel speakers discuss what is needed to make blockchain applications be used in all society?
  • Jackie La Rocca 
  • Monica Oravcova 
  • Natalie Furness 
  • 17:15 - 18:00 5 panel speakers discuss what was 2018 technological blockchain breakthrough 
  • Thomas Hulse 

We like clever hackers

We like clever hackers

Video

Check out the venue for German Kraft Beer and the other companies at Mercato Metropolitano. 

Events

London Cryptocurrency Show 6th April 2019

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Exhibiting at the London CryptoCurrency Show puts your business face-to-face with the industry. Delegates to the event will include active private investors who are seeking more information on cryptocurrencies and the latest ICO's; both private and institutional traders who are also interested in meeting companies and spotting good trading opportunities as well as networking with the crypto industry in London. A chance to meet and talk to over 2000 delegates on the day, collect valuable leads for follow-up after the event and raise awareness of your business and network with the crypto industry. https://www.londoncryptocurrencyshow.com 

Somerco Blockchainshow in Lisbon (Date to be confirmed)

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What can beat Lisbon when it comes to mix business and a rich historic culture with great wine and food? Learn why Portugal is gaining attention among people in crypto.

Somerco Blockchainshow in Orlando (Date to be confirmed)

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What can beat Orlando when it comes to mix business and entertainment with great weather? It has Disney, Universal Studios, shops, restaurants and nice bars. 

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Sponsor decks

LCCS_Exhibitor Information (pdf)

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Sponsor the creche at the London CryptoCurrency Show (pdf)

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Sponsordeck Somerco Hackathon 23-24th Feb. (pdf)

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