November 4, 2019

PegaSys October Update

by, Gina Rubino

We’re headed into the last couple of months of 2019 at full force! October was a big month for the PegaSys team, with both a major product release and a large presence at DevCon. Read on for a look back, and find out what we’ve got coming up next!

PegaSys Plus Release and Webinar

PegaSys Plus, our commercially licensed Ethereum platform, was released October 22. 

PegaSys Plus offers the same features and functionality as Hyperledger Besu, with additional enterprise-focused features, starting with:





Interested in seeing if PegaSys Plus is the right Ethereum platform for your blockchain solution? Schedule a time to talk with us, and join our upcoming webinar to learn more about PegaSys Plus and its features!

Partner Program 

We recently launched our PegaSys Partner Program! The program, meant for startups and enterprises, provides enablement like special technical content, closer collaboration on roadmap, and updates on upgrades.

Interested in joining the program? Reach out to us

ETHWaterloo Bounty 

We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched a bounty just in time for the upcoming ETHWaterloo! We’re awarding 1,000 DAI (and some exclusive Hyperledger Besu swag) to the best enterprise Mainnet use of the Hyperledger Besu client from the ETHWaterloo community. Check out the official submission requirements, judging criteria and more, and then get started!

[EthWaterloo] Best Enterprise Mainnet Use of Hyperledger Besu #21

Events Recap

Enterprise Ethereum and Revolution in Banking Summit 2019, October 4, Seoul, South KoreaFelipe Faraggi presented PegaSys and Hyperledger Besu to a full house at last month’s Seoul Ethereum Meetup, sponsored by KB Kookmin Bank.

ConsenSys Enterprise Showcase in Tokyo, October 7, Tokyo, Japan – PegaSys Program Director and Co-Founder Daniel Heyman kicked off Japan Blockchain Week in Tokyo, speaking alongside speakers from across the ConsenSys mesh including the ConsenSys Japan team, CodeFi and Mythx at the ConsenSys Enterprise Showcase

DevCon5, October 8 -11, Osaka, Japan – DevCon5 in Osaka was a blast! There were talks from several of our team members, a ConsenSys wide scavenger hunt with the PegaSys Pegasus, a Hyperledger Besu challenge, and even Besu branded lattes. We are so ready for DevCon6!

Hyperledger Maintainer Summit, October 9, Minneapolis, MN – While others attended DevCon, PegaSys Co-Founder, Shahan Khatchadourian, Ph.D, attended the Hyperledger Maintainer Summit in Minneapolis where he was able to meet face to face with other maintainers in the Hyperledger Organization. 

Tokyo FinTech Meetup #57 – DevCon Special, October 15, Tokyo, Japan – Felipe closed out a big week in Japan by speaking at the Tokyo FinTech meetup, sponsored by Deloitte. Check out the video here!

Upcoming Events

Web3 UX, November 7, Toronto, CanadaTim Beiko will be giving a Lightning Talk about Ethereum Governance and how you can participate in it.

FinTech, Blockchain & AI – Disruptive Innovation Summit, November 12, San Francisco, CA – Program Director and Co-Founder, Daniel Heyman, will be speaking at this invite-only event.

Dreamforce, November 18 – 22, San Francisco, CAFaisal Khan will be attending the Salesforce Dreamforce Conference. Interested in setting up a meeting with him while you’re there? Fill out our form!

Hyperledger Tokyo Meetup, December 6, Tokyo, JapanVijay Michalik will be presenting “An Introduction to Hyperledger Besu – Bridging the Ethereum and Hyperledger Communities”. Stay tuned for more info!

Open FinTech Forum, December 9, New York, New YorkGrace Hartley will be attending the Linux Foundation’s Open FinTech Forum.

Open Source Summit Paris, December 11, Paris, France – Felipe Faraggi will be speaking at the Open Source Summit in Paris. More details to come!

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