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Holochain Meetup

March 13 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Attention all StartupTech MTL , dev’s and anyone interested in Blockchain this is a great event that we are partnering up with the organizers. To get you all in the know of this great new post-blockchain technology. I encourage you all to attend this great event.

Location: Flowland Montreal
5369 boul. St-Laurent, #310 (buzzer #700)
Time: 6:45 – 9:00pm
Event cost: $5 suggested (covers venue, meetup fees, promotion)

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How does it work? Holochain is BitTorrent + Git + cryptographic signatures + peer validation + gossip.

This meetup will dive into the basic architecture, discuss use-case examples, and invite questions and discussion with the intention to lay the foundation for a future hackathon in Montreal.
Special guests:

Damien Douté – Holochain developer
Ashanti Mutinta – Holochain developer
Jamie Klinger – Founder of Joatu, Holochain-based startup

Tentative schedule:

Intro to Holochain presentation
Q&A with two Holochain developers
Presentation of Metacurrency principles, plus an overview of Joatu with Jamie
More Q&A, discussion, cross-pollination
Holochain is a framework for building fully distributed, peer-to-peer applications that are versatile, resilient, scalable, interoperable, and thousands of times more efficient than blockchain (no token or mining required).

Blockchains turn everything into tokens, but currencies are optional in Holochain, working best where issuance takes place through the actions of peers (like ratings), or as double-entry accounting. Other ideal uses for Holochain include:

Social networks (e.g.,,,
Supply chains (e.g.,,,
Peer-to-peer resource management & platform co-ops (e.g.,,
Rating systems & reputational currencies (e.g.,
Collective intelligence (e.g.,,
Collaboration (e.g.,
Useful links:

Holochain website:
Holo website:
Mattermost chat server: (invite only, feel free to request one)
Github Repos:
Medium: and


March 13
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Event Category:


StartupTech Montreal


Flowland Montréal
5369 Boul St-Laurent
Montréal, QC H2T 1S5 ca
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