Scottish Blockchain Meetup

A chance for people to get together regularly to talk blockchain tech, Bitcoin, Ethereum and decentralisation in general. The group is open to everyone involved in the blockchain and Bitcoin communities - experts, amateurs, miners, critics, whoever. If in doubt, come along and learn something new.

  • Building a decentralised wallet infrastructure at scale

    Zumo ( is a new financial ecosystem that allows you to buy, send and store crypto simply and securely. Based on a fully decentralised multi-currency wallet infrastructure ZumoKit is our Wallet as a Service, Software Development Kit, giving developers the ability to setup and manage their own cryptocurrency payments and storage infrastructure. This talk will cover the product development challenges specific to building scalable platforms within the blockchain and crypto space.

    Paul Roach is the co-founder and Product Owner at Zumo. Paul has been working in product development for the past 10 years and has built products and audiences for startups and global businesses -

    6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking
    7:00 PM – 8.00 PM: Talk / Q&A - Paul Roach - co-founder and Product Owner at Zumo -
    8.00 PM - 9.00 PM: Networking and Drink

  • This is a joint Scottish Blockchain and Scotland Data Science & Technology Meet-up

    The Building Blocks of a Citizen Focused World

    Date: 4 Sept 2019
    Venue: Craiglockhart Campus (parking provided)


    GDPR defines an increased focused on encryption and pseudo-anonymization. But many recent data breaches have shown that organisations often have poor practice when it comes to the anonymisation of personally identifiable information. And so, in future systems, we need to focus on the anonymisation the lowest layers of our data gathering, and then identify methods of revealing the information. But how are we going to apply machine learning into infrastructure which use encrypted data? And how are we going to identify individuals within anonymised infrastructures? And how are we going to be able to regulate for consent, privacy and governance?

    This Meetup includes presentations on:

    Anonymised and Distributed Machine Learning, Adam Hall. 20 mins -