Blockchain Development Decision

Module II: Applying a Strategic Framework | Stage: Analyzing

4 hour workshop


Level II - Analyzing Blockchain


Administrators, Directors, Team Leaders, Programmer

Recommended Background

Blockchain Development Decision Module I. No programming experience required


Explore the terms and possibilities around a real blockchain implementation, as well as having a broader vision on other blockchain applications.


This workshop is a must for every organization which already has a fair understanding of blockchain technology and wants to dig deeper into the potential applications within its business practises and relationships. Through the use of our Strategic Framework we will explore the true need for a blockchain solution as well as the type of blockchain which best fits the organization needs.



Pedro Martins

blockbird Ventures Co-Founder | Strategy & Technology Advisor

Currently IT Director at Novo Banco for 10+ years and Vice President of the Portuguese Data Science Association, Pedro is the author of the first book about blockchain technology written in Portugal: “Introduction to Blockchain”. After being an IT Consultant at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, he left to co-found Hitachi Consulting in Portugal.


Jose Figueiredo

blockbird Ventures Co-Founder | Management & Growth

As part of his mission to democratize Blockchain Technology in Portugal, Jose joined a group of skill-diverse and like-minded individuals and together they founded blockbird. His focus is on driving blockbird’s growth and innovation. He previously co-founded and sold Topcheck in 2016, to one of Africa’s leading internet platforms Silvertree Capital, then merged with Compare Africa Group (CAG). He was also a venture builder at Rocket Internet where he helped build up operations of Brazilian ecommerce giant Dafiti and accomodation marketplace Wimdu.


Session I: Transformative Business Models

Learn how blockchain is fundamentally changing ways of doing business, and the impact this has on industries, consumers and society. Get equipped with an understanding of the technology and strategies underpinning this space.

  • Case Study: Efficiency and Transparency in Humanitarian Aid
  • Case Study: Cheaper instantaneous mobile payments
  • Case Study: Medical Records and interoperability
  • Case Study: Content Monetization in Social Media

Session II: Blockchain & Business

Explore the different types of distributed ledger technology and apply a Strategic Framework to build dynamic capabilities for innovation, and recommend growth paths to help you and your organization scale a blockchain business strategy.

  • Types of Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Decision Tree
  • Applying the Blockchain Strategy Framework