With its recently-opened blockchain center, New York City is a leader in the blockchain space. There are several opportunities for those with shared interests in blockchain technology, digital assets, and fintech to network through Meetup groups in the Big Apple and surrounding areas.
Here is a look at the top meetup groups in New York City, measured by metrics such as number of members, user rating and activity level.
|City||Meetup Group Name||Description||Number of Members||User Rating||Activity Level||Overall BMJ Score|
|New York||Blockchain NYC||Blockchain NYC is focused on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, digital exchanges and the underlying technologies that enable the next massive Internet disruption.||5,523||4.5||5||4.5|
|New York||NYC Blockchain Devs||The purpose of the NYC Blockchain Devs meetup group is to develop the skills necessary to become a blockchain and Decentralized app (Dapp) developer. The end goal will be to develop the ability to create new forms of Dapps, services and protocols that will improve our lives. A side effect of this journey will be to learn how to learn new ideas.||1561||5||5||3.7|
|New York||Byte Academy||Byte Academy offers industry-oriented technology education with full- and part-time programs in Full Stack Python development, FinTech (financial technology), Data Sciences and MedTech (medical technology). Byte Academy’s original full-time bootcamp was the first to teach Python programming in New York City. Their meetup group is for Byte Academy students, alumni and community members interested in education, networking, startups, programming, FinTech, MedTech, Data Science, women in tech, blockchain and more.||5,449||5||5||5|
|New York||Blockchain NYC.org||Monthly Meet-Up group focused on leveraging blockchain technology, bringing news and tech. The aim is to bring together interested parties, developers and thought leaders to discuss potential applications of blockchain technology, and potentially move forward on creating humanitarian solutions.|
Participants will range from people directly involved in the blockchain and people interested in emerging technologies, potential humanitarian/political ventures and socially conscious citizens of the world, including developers, tech entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists and impact investors.
Each event will include multiple speakers from various backgrounds. Speakers may be developers creating FinTech spaces, blockchain dapps or solutions, consultants, institutions, charities using blockchain solutions, humanitarian workers interested in exploring blockchain tech and thought leaders in both spaces. Bitcoin, ethereum and other blockchain applications.
|Brooklyn||The Creative Blockchain||The Creative Blockchain NYC is a meetup group run by the Sndbox incubator, dedicated to individuals who are specifically interested in learning and sharing creative knowledge as it pertains to cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. They explore how this emerging industry will impact content production and professions and how to best utilize new tools for creative and entrepreneurial purposes.||984||5||4||3.3|
|New York||Women in Blockchain||Learn and share about blockchain to shape the direction of this emerging technology.|
By connecting across interests and backgrounds with a focus on females otherwise underrepresented in the blockchain world, we are working towards equality needed to build products, communities and economies that work for all.
Everyone is invited to the meet-ups.
|New York||IOTA NYC Meetup||A meetup group to discuss IOTA and its possibilities as enthusiasts, developers, designers, investors, partners, consumers and anyone else interested in learning more about what IOTA means for the future of digital transactions and the new machine-to-machine economy (M2M). Attempting to answer the fundamental question: How can we use IOTA in a global society?||1,844||5||4||3.7|
|New York||Blockchain + Crypto Accelerator & Venture Fund||Citdex is New York's First Blockchain Incubator, Accelerator, Venture Fund, Tokenization Platform and Global Token Digital Exchange.|
Citdex is a global formation of technologists, rebels, entrepreneurs, regulators and enterprises building the infrastructure, applications and practices that enable a decentralized world.
At their weekly event you can pitch them and share your ideas with their 31,000 investor members.
|New York||New York Cryptocurrency Club||New York Cryptocurrency Club is a group of people who are interested in trading or investing in Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICOs and other cryptocurrency in blockchain space.|
If you are looking for an opportunity with huge Return on Investment then investing in well researched blockchain projects is a good option. Many promising blockchain projects have helped early stage investors to grow their investment from 1x to 10x, 100x or even 1000x. However, many try to scam as well.
The meetup group hosts regular events to discuss and short-list best upcoming ICOs to invest in to avoid getting scammed. Who can join New York Cryptocurrency Club? Anybody who wants to earn passive income trading or investing in Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICOs and other Cryptocurrency residing in New York can join.
|New York||Crypto NYC||Crypto NYC is a community, coworking space and app studio based in Midtown, dedicated fulltime to blockchain technologies including Bitcoin and Ethereum. Their focus is on people first and technology second. They are a hardworking group of engineers, designers and schemers passionate about the blockchain and excited about its potential.||1,481||4||5||3.7|
|New York||Blockchain Founders/Startups - Rebel One||This group is for blockchain, cryptocurrency and hyperledger founders (or aspiring founders) to get together, discuss the technology and support the advancement of this emerging technology and it's application in the field.|
The group is for those that are curious about the field, are interested in understanding the capabilities of the technology, have a startup they are working on and are looking for potential teammates, among other reasons.
|New York||Blockchain for Social Impact||Join the Ethereum community dedicating their talent and work to transforming our world. By properly leveraging blockchain technology we can solve the world's most pressing problems. The blockchain's ability to leapfrog or change corrupt and inefficient power structures can revolutionize the way we approach issues ranging from the supply chain, financial inclusion, human rights abuses and modern slavery to environmental, energy and workforce problems. One source of shared truth and trusted infrastructure can help NGOs, charities, social entrepreneurs, civil societies and companies achieve their mission.|
Come and discover the innovators, leaders and philosophers in the space showcasing their solutions and meet the technologists who can support your needs.
Participants will range from people directly involved in the blockchain and humanitarian spaces to people interested in emerging technologies, potential humanitarian/political ventures and socially conscious citizens of the world.
Each event will include multiple speakers from various backgrounds. Speakers may be developers creating blockchain dapps, or solutions, consultants, NGOs, institutions, charities using blockchain solutions, humanitarian workers interested in exploring blockchain tech and thought leaders in both spaces. Of note the meet-up will focus exclusively on Ethereum based solution.
|Newark, NJ||NJ Blockchain||The all things blockchain group. From the blockchain eco-system, to theory, to coding — they cover it all. If you are looking to expand your knowledge in this ever growing and important technology, then this is your group. They organize regular events in central and northern New Jersey; however, there are plans to host events all over the state. Each meetup will have a specific topic or guest speaker(s) from which you can learn something new. From newbie to seasoned blockchain champion, you’ll have a good time.||903||4||3||2.7|
|New York||NY Blockchain Meetup||This meetup group is for anyone who is interested in fintech and the evolution of blockchain technology. Discussions include new technology developments and businesses around blockchain, as well as blockchain technology adoption across different sectors. Ideal members include providers and users of transaction process technology, as well as leaders and entrepreneurs in the fintech and blockchain technology space. You should join if you are interested in fintech, payment processing and blockchain developments and want to hear from leaders in the space and/or wish to contribute to discussions.||1,236||5||1||2.7|
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