Community

MIT Bitcoin Club Initiatives

 

MIT Bitcoin Expo

www.mitbitcoinexpo.org Held annually in the spring semester, the MIT Bitcoin Expo is one of the largest and most revered academic blockchain conferences in the world. In the past, the MIT Bitcoin Expo has been co-organized with HackMIT, MIT Society of Women Engineers, MIT Bitcoin Club, and the Blockchain Education Network.

MIT Bitcoin Hackathon

Held in the spring semester, the MIT Bitcoin Hackathon. Hackathon projects have gone on to receive funding and support from blockchain companies.

Henoch Argaw Memorial Fund

A memorial fund established in 2018 in memory of Henoch Argaw. The first prize was given at the 2018 MIT Bitcoin Expo.

BitComp

BitComp was a summer-long competition for MIT undergrads, grad students, alumni, and their friends to develop innovative bitcoin-related apps. Teams of 1-5 participate in up to 3 rounds of competition to win over $15,000 in prizes.

SLACK: Summer of Bitcoin

The summer of 2014, MIT Bitcoin Club teamed up with StartLabs to provide an awesome environment where students were able to work on projects, learn new skills, and share ideas with each other.

MIT Bitcoin Project

In 2014, two MIT students (Jeremy Rubin and Dan Elitzer) raised half a million dollars to distribute $100 in bitcoin to every undergraduate at MIT.

Announcing the MIT Bitcoin Project

Blockchain Around MIT

 

MIT Blockchain Classes

MAS.S62 Cryptocurrency Engineering & Design
https://github.com/mit-dci/mas.s62

6.892: Shared Public Ledgers: Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and Other Marvels
https://github.com/mit-dci/6.892-public

15.395 Entrepreneurs without Borders
https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-395-entrepreneurship-without-borders-fall-2016/

 

MIT Blockchain Groups

Digital Currency Initiative

MIT Cryptoeconomics Lab

 

Bitcoin ATMs on MIT Campus

https://www.coindesk.com/mit-campus-first-atm-liberty-teller-launch/

 

MIT putting degrees on the bitcoin blockchain

https://news.mit.edu/2017/mit-debuts-secure-digital-diploma-using-bitcoin-blockchain-technology-1017