Membership Benefits

Since the idea of SiBAN was first conceived in June 2018, we envisioned a blockchain association that puts the collective interest of its members at heart and helps its members grow, collaborate, and succeed in a challenging, competitive, and dynamic blockchain and cryptocurrency environment, navigating risks, boosting adoption, and attracting investments.

By being a part of SiBAN, you become a part of a vision “to transform Nigeria into the world’s safest and biggest blockchain space with the largest blockchain solutions, investments, and adoption”.

Membership Benefits 
Below are our membership benefits based on the membership category you may fall into:

Undergraduate (Campus Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology;
  2. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  3. Opportunity to publish your eligible works in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN
  4. Opportunity to enjoy internship opportunities in blockchain and cryptocurrency organization
  5. Free or subsidized access to conference and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  6. Access to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  7. Special access to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  8. Opportunity to join the organizing teams of blockchain and cryptocurrency programs nationwide
  9. Access to a blockchain education platform introduced by SiBAN or in collaboration with our members and partners
  10. Access to mentors in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  11. Opportunity to serve as research assistants to experts involved in blockchain and cryptocurrency research
  12. Scholarship opportunities for final year students who engage in blockchain technology
  13. A Campus Node badge.

 

Enthusiasts (Enthu Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology;
  2. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  3. Opportunity to publish your eligible works in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN
  4. Access to job opportunities from blockchain and cryptocurrency organizations affiliated with SiBAN or our partners
  5. Free or subsidized access to conference and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  6. Access to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  7. Special access to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  8. Opportunity to join the organizing teams of blockchain and cryptocurrency programs nationwide
  9. Access to a blockchain education platform introduced by SiBAN or in collaboration with our members and partners
  10. Access to mentors in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  11. Opportunity to serve as research assistants to experts involved in blockchain and cryptocurrency research
  12. Opportunity to access SiBAN’s network of experts, virtual asset traders, blockchain- and crypto-powered businesses, and other members and friends of the association
  13. Opportunity to serve as a leader in the largest blockchain association in Africa
  14. Opportunity to have your blockchain and cryptocurrency project, including products and services, endorsed or introduced to the SiBAN community
  15. Opportunity to serve as ambassadors to local or foreign projects
  16. An Enthu Node badge.

 

Expert (Xpert Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology;
  2. Opportunity to meet with and exchange ideas with policy makers and regulators
  3. Opportunity to access SiBAN’s network of undergraduates, graduates, and enthusiasts interested in blockchain technology and its applications
  4. Opportunity to publish your expert opinions and thoughts in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN
  5. Opportunity to be commissioned for research works in the area of blockchain technology
  6. Opportunity to speak as keynote, guest, or panel session speakers in blockchain conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  7. Opportunity for expert consultation by both private organizations and public agencies
  8. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association;
  9. Opportunity to serve as a leader in the largest blockchain association in Africa
  10. Opportunity to represent SiBAN in programs, locally or internationally
  11. Free or subsidized access to conference and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  12. Entitlement to a SiBAN membership ID card for verification and security purposes
  13. An Xpert Node badge

 

Traders and Miners (Trader Node and Miner Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology
  2. Access to a SiBAN community where you can introduce your trading services or platform
  3. Adopt and incorporate SiBAN’s model Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) policies in compliance with relevant laws and regulations in Nigeria, thus avoiding 
  4. Access to resources on virtual-assets or cryptocurrency trading and mining and minimizing fraud and security risks in the space
  5. Upon 30 days of registration and subject to verification, subsidized access to use SiBAN’s “3Ts” symbol (Tested & Trusted Trader) which help you signify to buyers, other traders, and the members of the public that you are registered with SiBAN
  6. Upon enrolment in SiBAN’s “3Ts” system, ability to verify with SiBAN whether a trader is enrolled under the “3Ts” system in order to avoid or minimize the risks associated with dealing with other traders in the space
  7. Upon enrolment in SiBAN’s “3Ts” system, eligibility to report to SiBAN any trader who uses the “3Ts” symbol without due authorization by SiBAN
  8. Access to subsidized or special standby legal advice, legal consultation, and representation
  9. Access to resources on risks management to avoid or minimize trading risks
  10. Directly and indirectly benefit from SiBAN’s self-regulation and sanitization campaigns, anti-scam awareness campaigns
  11. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  12. Opportunity to publish your eligible works in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN
  13. Free or subsidized access to conference and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  14. Entitlement to a SiBAN ID card for verification and security or a special SiBAN ID card carrying a variable “3Ts” symbol with a special code.
  15. A Trader Node or Miner Node badge

 

Corporate Body (Master Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology
  2. Introduce your blockchain or cryptocurrency products or services to the SiBAN community for free or at subsidized rates
  3. Enjoy speaking slots at conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners free or at subsidized rates
  4. Exhibit your blockchain or cryptocurrency products or services to the audience at a free or subsidized rate at conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  5. Participate in meetups and other programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  6. Participate in training programs and other capacity building program organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  7. Opportunity to interact with and exchange ideas with policy makers and regulators
  8. Boost your corporate image or brand in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space through sponsorship, partnerships, and collaborations in relation to projects and programs initiated by SiBAN
  9. Directly or indirectly benefit from SiBAN’s self-regulation and sanitization campaigns, anti-scam awareness campaigns
  10. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation, by your authorized representatives, in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  11. Free or subsidized advertising opportunity in SiBAN’s channels, including SiBAN e-newsletter, website, and other media channels
  12. Depending on your nature of business, adopt and incorporate SiBAN’s model Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) policies in compliance with relevant laws and regulations in Nigeria, thus avoiding and minimizing fraud and security risks in the space
  13. Opportunity to contribute to and/or feature your company in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN through sponsorship of the publication and/or distributin
  14. Free or subsidized access to members of your staff to conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  15. Access by your authorized representatives to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  16. Special access by your authorized representatives to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  17. Opportunity for your authorized representatives to access SiBAN’s network of experts, registered virtual asset traders, blockchain- and crypto-powered businesses, and other members and friends of the association
  18. Opportunity to access, through your authorized representatives subsidized cryptocurrency trading workshops organized by SiBAN or by our members or partners
  19. Entitlement to a verifiable SiBAN Certificate of Membership for verification and security purposes
  20. For your internship programs, enjoy access to undergraduates who are blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts and whose credibility you could verify with SiBAN
  21. For your talent needs, enjoy access to graduates who are blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts and whose credibility you could verify with SiBAN
  22. Opportunity to have one or more of your authorized representatives serve as a leader in the association
  23. Have access to experts in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space who may serve as consultants or advisors in your projects
  24. Opportunity to access funding from labs or venture capitalists SiBAN collaborates or partners with to attract funding to its corporate members
  25. With special arrangement with SiBAN, opportunity to host meetups branded in your corporate image
  26. Opportunity to be invited to participate in policy workshops, be a guest speaker, or join panel sessions during conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  27. Entitlement to use SiBAN’s corporate membership symbol on your website and publications
  28. A Master Node badge

Professional Body (Pro Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology
  2. Introduce your specialized professional services in blockchain or cryptocurrency to the SiBAN community
  3. Enjoy speaking slots at conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  4. Participate in meetups and other programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  5. Participate in and serve as resource persons at training programs and other capacity building program organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  6. Opportunity to interact with and exchange ideas with policy makers and regulators
  7. Boost your brand as a professional body in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space through sponsorship, partnerships, and collaborations in relation to projects and programs initiated by SiBAN
  8. Opportunity to shape policy on blockchain and cryptocurrency in Nigeria 
  9. Directly or indirectly benefit from SiBAN’s self-regulation and sanitization campaigns and anti-scam awareness campaigns
  10. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  11. Free or subsidized advertising opportunity in SiBAN’s channels, including SiBAN e-newsletter, website, and other media channels
  12. Opportunity for your members to contribute to the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN through sponsorship of the publication and/or distribution
  13. Free or subsidized access to members of your professional body to conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  14. Access to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  15. Special access to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  16. Opportunity for your professional body to access SiBAN’s network of experts, registered virtual asset traders, blockchain- and crypto-powered businesses, and other members and friends of the association
  17. Opportunity to have your members serve as leaders in the association
  18. Partner or collaborate with experts in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space
  19. With special arrangement with SiBAN, opportunity to host meetups branded in your corporate image
  20. Opportunity to be invited to participate in policy workshops, be a guest speaker, or join panel sessions during conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  21. Introduce certification programs from the auspices of your professional body to SiBAN
  22. Partner or collaborate with SiBAN on issues of common interest in relation to the growth and development of the emerging blockchain and cryptocurrreny industry in Nigeria
  23. Entitlement to use SiBAN’s professional membership symbol on your website and publications
  24. A Pro Node Badge

 

Non Governmental Organization (NGO Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain
  2. Introduce your programs and projects to the SiBAN community
  3. Enjoy speaking slots at conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  4. Participate in meetups and other programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  5. Participate in and serve as resource persons at training programs and other capacity building program organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  6. Opportunity to interact with and exchange ideas with policy makers and regulators
  7. Boost your brand as an NGO in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space through sponsorship, partnerships, and collaborations in relation to projects and programs initiated by SiBAN
  8. Opportunity to shape policy on blockchain and cryptocurrency in Nigeria 
  9. Directly or indirectly benefit from SiBAN’s self-regulation and sanitization campaigns and anti-scam awareness campaigns
  10. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  11. Free or subsidized advertising opportunity in SiBAN’s channels, including SiBAN e-newsletter, website, and other media channels
  12. Opportunity to contribute to the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN through sponsorship of the publication and/or distribution
  13. Free or subsidized access to conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  14. Access to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  15. Special access to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  16. Opportunity to access SiBAN’s network of experts, registered virtual asset traders, blockchain- and crypto-powered businesses, and other members and friends of the association
  17. Opportunity to serve as leaders in the association
  18. Partner or collaborate with experts in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space
  19. With special arrangement with SiBAN, opportunity to host meetups branded in your image
  20. Opportunity to be invited to participate in policy workshops, be a guest speaker, or join panel sessions during conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partner
  21. Partner or collaborate with SiBAN on issues of common interest in relation to the growth and development of the emerging blockchain and cryptocurrreny industry in Nigeria
  22. Entitlement to use SiBAN’s NGO membership symbol on your website and publications
  23. An NGO Node Badge

 

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Group, Association, or Other Body (Super Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology
  2. Have SiBAN participate in your meetups and programs and also participate in meetups and other programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  3. Have SiBAN participate in your training programs and other capacity building program organized by your body and  also have your body participate in programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  4. Share opportunities to interact with and exchange ideas with policy makers and regulators
  5. Collaborate with SiBAN on, and directly or indirectly benefit from, SiBAN’s self-regulation and sanitization campaigns and anti-scam awareness campaigns
  6. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  7. Have your members adopt and incorporate SiBAN’s model Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) policies in compliance with relevant laws and regulations in Nigeria, thus avoiding and minimizing fraud and security risks in the space
  8. Opportunity to contribute to and/or feature your body in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN through sponsorship of the publication and/or distribution
  9. Free or subsidized access to members of your body to conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  10. Access to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  11. Special access to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  12. Opportunity to access SiBAN’s network of experts, registered virtual asset traders, blockchain- and crypto-powered businesses, and other members and friends of the association
  13. Entitlement to a SiBAN Super Node Certificate of Membership for verification and security purposes
  14. Opportunity to have your authorized members serve as a leader in the association
  15. Opportunity to be invited to participate in policy workshops, be a guest speaker, or join panel sessions during conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  16. Entitlement to use SiBAN’s Super Node membership symbol on your website and publications
  17. A Super Node Badge.

 

Educational Institution (Edu Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology
  2. Initiate and champion research & development in blockchain technology for application
  3. Participate in meetups and other programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  4. Participate in training programs and other capacity building program organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  5. Opportunity to interact with and exchange ideas with policy makers and regulators
  6. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  7. Opportunity to contribute to and/or feature your institution in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN through sponsorship of the publication and/or distribution
  8. Free or subsidized access to members of your body to conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  9. Access to SiBAN’s registered-member only platform where we share exclusive contents and opportunities only
  10. Special access to SiBAN’s open WhatsApp and Telegram groups for the blockchain and cryptocurrency community
  11. Opportunity to access SiBAN’s network of experts, registered virtual asset traders, blockchain- and crypto-powered businesses, and other members and friends of the association
  12. Entitlement to a SiBAN Edu Node Certificate of Membership for verification and security purposes
  13. Opportunity to serve as leaders in the association
  14. Opportunity to be invited to participate in policy workshops, be a guest speaker, or join panel sessions during conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  15. Entitlement to use SiBAN’s Edu Node membership symbol on your website and publications
  16. An Edu Node Badge.

Regulator (Governing Node)

  1. Access to newsletters and resources on blockchain technology
  2. Opportunity to interact with and exchange ideas with players in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space
  3. Participate in meetups and other programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  4. Participate in training programs and other capacity building program organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  5. Directly or indirectly benefit from SiBAN’s self-regulation and sanitization campaigns, anti-scam awareness campaigns
  6. Opportunity to contribute to the growth and adoption of blockchain technology in Nigeria through participation in the association’s general meetings, committee work and activities, and special projects of the Association
  7. Collaborate with SiBAN in its self-regulatory measures including its Know Your Customer (KYC) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) policies in compliance with relevant laws and regulations in Nigeria, thus avoiding and minimizing fraud and security risks in the space
  8. Opportunity to contribute to and/or feature your regulatory agency in the Journal of Blockchain & Cryptocurrency of Nigeria to be published annually by SiBAN through sponsorship of the publication and/or distribution
  9. Free or subsidized access to members of your regulatory body to conferences and workshops organized by SiBAN, its member organizations, or partners
  10. Opportunity to be invited to participate in policy workshops, be a guest speaker, or join panel sessions during conferences or programs organized by SiBAN, its members, or partners
  11. Entitlement to use SiBAN’s Governing Node membership symbol on your website and publications
  12. A Governing  Node Badge.

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