Iskander Smit, Innovation Director of Info.nl

Profile: Iskander Smit of Info.nl

Why The Blockchain Is Interesting for My Company Iskander Smit is Innovation Director of the Amsterdam-based creative technology agency, Info.nl.  He will be the host of Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 February, 2017, and will explain then why he thinks blockchain technology may be interesting for companies like his.  The innovation lab that he manages at […]

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Adam Vaziri of Diacle

Profile: Adam Vaziri of Diacle

Regulation in the EU for Digital Currency Operators: Practical Implications Despite the fact that transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain are completely transparent, many politicians around the world continue to mislead the public by calling it anonymous.  Following Donald Trump’s ascent to the White House with promises of crackdowns on criminal immigrants and terrorism, we can […]

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Gabriel Dusil of Adel

Profile: Gabriel Dusil of Adel

Adel: An Incubator for Blockchain Innovation At Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 February 2017, co-founder Gabriel Dusil will introduce the Adel blockchain community.  Billing itself as a “blockchain-based startup incubator”, Adel will have characteristics of a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that helps online communities conduct campaigns for startup investment.  Adel is built on the Nxt blockchain and […]

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Pavel Kravchenko of Distributed Labs

Profile: Pavel Kravchenko of Distributed Labs

The Future of Banking: Open-Source Core Banking Systems At Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 February 2017, Pavel Kravchenko, the founder of Distributed Labs, will talk about the future of the banking and payments industry.  The key idea is if internet is powered by open-source and free software and protocols, including the blockchain, the banking ecosystem will […]

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Jeff Garzik of Bloq

Profile: Jeff Garzik of Bloq

Jeff Garzik, one of the best-known developers in the industry, will speak at Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 February, 2017.  Jeff is currently co-founder and CEO of Bloq, a company that delivers open source blockchain solutions for the enterprise with an emphasis on performance, security, durability and interoperability. He is also a board member of Coin […]

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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 gave a fascinating 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. Apparently a lot of […]

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Dominik Zynis

Dominik Zynis Presents the Wings Concept and Wings Token Campaign

During Bitcoin Wednesday’s Special Edition on 19 October, 2016, Dominik Zynis unveils the Wings concept for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations.  In this presentation he explains how the service deploys DAOs, delegated voting, chat bots, instant messaging and prediction markets.  The Wings token distribution campaign begins on 18 November, 2016. A detailled profile of Dominik can be […]

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Simon Dixon of Bnk to the Future

Profile: Simon Dixon of Bnk to the Future

Simon Dixon is an alternative finance investor, a fund manager at Bitcoin Capital co-founded with Max Keiser and the CEO of Bnk to the Future, an online investment platform. He returns to Bitcoin Wednesday on 4 January, 2017 for a talk about “Bitcoin from 2008 to Today: What’s Driving the Growth and How It Recovered From the […]

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Trump Immortalized as a Giant Rooster

Donald Trump Immortalized as a Giant Rooster in China

A 23-foot tall statue of Donald Trump as a giant rooster has been erected outside a shopping mall in China.  The New York Times points out that this isn’t the first time that the Chinese have publicly compared the president-elect to a feathered beast.  Right after the U.S. election China’s People’s Daily published photographs illustrating striking […]

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