Virgilio Lizardo

Profile: Virgilio Lizardo Jr.

Bitcoin in China On 1 June, 2016, Bitcoin Wednesday will host Virgilio Lizardo Jr., Head of International for Bitbank Group, one of China’s largest Bitcoin companies.  Mr. Lizardo Jr.’s presentation will cover the development of the digital currency sector in China, including: Bitcoin’s Use in China Policies of the Chinese Government The World’s Perception of […]

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Roberto Capodieci

Profile: Roberto Capodieci

NXT vs. Ethereum: When is One Better than the Other? During Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 June, 2016, renowned Blockchain expert Roberto Capodieci will be here from Singapore to present a comparison between two Bitcoin 2.0 blockchains, NXT and Ethereum.  Roberto is the founder of and CEO of, the innovative Open Trade Documents blockchain […]

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Tobias Schwarz

Profile: Tobias Schwarz

THE PROOF: How the Blockchain System Works At Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 June 2016, software developer Tobias Schwarz will present his proof of how the Blockchain system works.  Tobias is a Blockchain developer from Germany and a member of the Waves Development Team, which is currently holding a crowd sale that ends at 12:00 pm on […]

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Luis Molina

Profile: Luis Molina of Fermat

The New Internet of The People and The Sharing Economy During Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 June 2016, Luis Molina will be here from Budapest to present Fermat.  Fermat is the new “Internet of People” that enables the P2P Economy — a new Internet that runs on smartphones and establishes a peer-to-peer economy free from centralized […]

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Tone Vays

Profile: Tone Vays of BraveNewCoin

“Bitcoin’s Future Within Our Complex Economic World” At the Bitcoin Wednesday conference on 1 June, 2016, Tone Vays, Head of Resarch for the data and research company BraveNewCoin, will give a presentation on Bitcoin’s role within the modern global economy. Mr. Vays’ expertise is in economic trends, trading and risk analysis.  He was a Wall […]

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Riccardo Spagni of Monero

Profile: Riccardo Spagni of Monero

On 1 June, 2016, one of Monero’s core developers Riccardo Spagni will give a presentation about the anonymous cryptocurrency, Monero, explaining what the Monero software is and why anyone should care.  In contrast to Bitcoin, which is completely transparent, transactions on the Monero blockchain are designed to be untraceable and private. Riccardo is a member […]

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Richard Kastelein

Profile: Richard Kastelein of Blockchain News

During Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 June, 2016, Richard Kastelein, founder and publisher of Blockchain News will share some interesting startups and business cases he has come across while writing at Blockchain News. Mr. Kastelein is a Canadian expatriate living in Groningen, The Netherlands.  He is an award-winning publisher and entrepreneur.  He has judged hundreds of […]

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Polling Station

Bitcoin Wednesday Poll Results From 4 May 2016

Continuing the tradition started last year, The Bitcoin Foundation of The Netherlands — stichting Bitcoin Nederland — conducted one of its periodic polls during Bitcoin Wednesday on 4 May 2016 to determine its priorities for the digital currency community. Just like in the past, the discussion and voting were open to anyone to participate. These poll […]

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Vitalik Buterin

Looking Back: Craig Steven Wright and Vitalik Buterin

It should go on record that Craig Steven Wright’s claim to be Bitcoin’s inventor Satoshi Nakamoto was quickly and solidly rejected by the Bitcoin Core project: “There is currently no publicly available cryptographic proof that anyone in particular is Bitcoin’s creator.“ — Bitcoin Core Project (@bitcoincoreorg) May 2, 2016 On the same day, prominent security […]

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Manfred Karrer of Bitsquare

Profile: Manfred Karrer

Manfred Karrer is the creator of Bitsquare, one of the first decentralized exchanges for Bitcoin.  Decentralized marketplaces and exchanges are considered one of the killer apps of the digital currency revolution, and now just beginning to attract attention.  During Bitcoin Wednesday on 4 May 2016, Manfred will explore the reasons why decentralization is essential for […]

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Lodewijk André de la Porte

Profile: Lodewijk André de la Porte

What is the Blockchain? During Bitcoin Wednesday on 4 May, 2016, Lodewijk André de la Porte will give a presentation about the innovative potential of digital currency technology, including blockchains, smart contracts and what it all means for sustainable urban economies and the financial sector. Lodewijk has a degree in Computer Science from the University […]

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Dave Pearce, Board Member and Founder of the NXT Foundation

Profile: David Pearce, Nxt Foundation

During Bitcoin Wednesday on 2 March 2016, David Pearce, one of the founders of the Nxt Foundation, will give an introduction to Nxt. Among the more than 500 digital currencies in existence, Nxt stands out as an innovator, and the Nxt Foundation, based in Amsterdam, strives to promote the development and use of Nxt throughout […]

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