FriendsQuarters Event Space Vancouver 2023

FriendsQuarters Event Space Vancouver 2023

Lightning Talks and Live Music at FriendsQuarter Event Space in Vancouver

Lightning Talks at FriendsQuarters Vancouver

  • Date & Time: Tuesday, July 25, 2023 (5 pm to 8 pm)
  • Open House & Networking: Free Pizza Slices & Cash Bar
  • SquareWon Speaker Daniel Henry & Coinos Live Demo
  • Busking 3.0: Live Acoustic Music with USER®
  • Venue: FriendsQuarters, the friendliest event space in Vancouver
  • Location: 110 – 328 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1K6

About Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital currency created by an anonymous person or group of people in 2008 called Satoshi Nakamoto. Bitcoin is a digital currency that operates without a central authority or government, which makes it decentralized. Decentralization ensures that all transactions are secure, transparent, and peer-to-peer. Its main goal was to solve the issue of double-spending, which occurs when a digital currency is spent more than once. 

With Bitcoin’s decentralized structure, no person can control it independently, and transactions can be processed quickly and securely between users. As a result, Bitcoin became a new digital currency independent of any central authority and used for secure, online transactions without intermediaries like banks. Traditionally, banks and other financial institutions act as intermediaries, leading to slower transaction times, higher fees, and potential security risks. 

The first Bitcoin transaction occurred in January 2009, when Satoshi Nakamoto sent 10 Bitcoins to software developer Hal Finney. After that, Bitcoin’s popularity gained momentum as more people became aware of its potential to revolutionize the financial sector. Today, Bitcoin is mainly used as a form of payment for goods and services, and it has also become an investment option to diversify portfolios.  

Bitcoin halving is a pre-programmed event that occurs every 210,000 blocks mined, where the reward for mining new Bitcoin blocks is cut in half. This halving controls the supply of Bitcoin and ensures that only 21 million Bitcoin will ever exist.

As of 2023, network participants who validate transactions are awarded 6.25 Bitcoins for each block successfully mined. The event occurs every four years and is part of capping Bitcoin. The coin hit records after each of the last three halvings.

In the next halving in 2024, the block reward will fall to 3.125. Over time, the impact of each halving will diminish as the block reward approaches zero. Bitcoin cycles bottom around 12-18 months before the halving, and this cycle structure resembles the past ones. 

Learn from SquareWon

SquareWon is creating an outcomes-based education and gaming platform where people can learn about blockchain and cryptocurrency in a fun, safe and trustworthy environment, with a growing community to help and support one another along the way!

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Support Busking 3.0

This cause is very important to The Art Party because local musicians and artists have not been able to perform and exhibit at live events much since health restrictions began in March 2020. Enjoy a live acoustic music performance from USER®. He is a Vancouver-based sound creator who has independently released albums since the 90s and is a registered trademark since 1996. USER is a singer-songwriter and guitarist. 

FriendsQuarters Event Host

Enjoy the funky, classy, comfortable, energetic atmosphere for entertaining, socializing, and networking. This historic venue includes a kitchenette, two fridges, and a dishwasher, with outside catering allowed. There is also an outdoor covered patio lounge for smokers, as no smoking is allowed inside the building. FriendsQuarters offers an event coordinator, projector screen, and customizable tables/chairs arrangement.

Questions? Contact FriendsQuarters 

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