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January 2020

From VOIP to MOIP

Alex Mashinsky is one of the inventors of VOIP and currently CEO of Celsius Network, an Ethereum-based cryptocurrency lending platform that pays interest on cryptocurrency deposits and allows its users to take out low-interest loans. Celsius raised $50 million in an ICO in May 2018.  As of 1 January 2020 it has done $4.25 billion in loan origination with $400 million in assets and more than 53,000 active wallets.

Paxful

Artur Schaback is COO and Co-founder of Paxful, a peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace that offers more than 300 ways to buy and sell Bitcoin, ranging from the standard cash and bank transfer to more unusual methods like gift cards from Nike, Paypal, Amazon and the IHOP American pancake chain. The fast-growing startup has more than 100 employees and offices in New York, Hong Kong, Tallinn, Estonia and Manila, Philippines.

Augmint

Péter Petrovics is co-founder of Augmint, a stable coin that is targeted to the value of the euro. Augmint’s parity with the euro is maintained by a decentralized loan origination system built with Ethereum smart contracts.

Token Economies

CoreLedger CEO Johannes Schweifer earned a PhD in Distributed Computing and Quantum Chemistry from the University of Vienna. He is a serial blockchain entrepreneur. and has co-founded Bitcoin Suisse AG, BlockLogix, and CoreLedger AG.

Bitcoin Wednesday 79

The 79th edition of Bitcoin Wednesday is our annual New Year’s Reception, and will be held in Amsterdam from 1900 to 2230 on 1 January, 2020. Please RSVP as soon […]

December 2019

Smart Contracts in HTTP

Eitan Lavi is the CTO of 2Key Network, a solution that rewards users with cryptocurrency for sharing links. He was previously a data science and machine learning specialist and received a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Bitcoin Wednesday 78

The 78th edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Amsterdam on 4 December, 2019. Please RSVP as soon as possible if you want to attend. The complete program for […]

November 2019

The Bitcoin Mining Network

Christopher Bendiksen, Head of Research at CoinShares, will present the findings from his acclaimed series on the Bitcoin Mining network. He will cover mining trends such as hash rate, equipment efficiency and cost, mining breakeven costs both all-in ROI and cash flow as well as overall network power draw and the electricity production mix.

Oh, Token, Token

Jérôme de Tychey is Director of ConsenSys Solutions in France and is the current president of Ethereum-France, one of the largest blockchain-oriented non-profits in the country. Before joining ConsenSys, he opened the Blockchain Practice of Ernst & Young France. He is also the founder of Ethereum-France (also know as Asseth), one of the largest blockchain-oriented non-profits in that country.

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Ella van Kranenburg

Ella van Kranenburg is a Partner at Keijser Van der Velden, a Dutch niche firm that focuses on financial services regulations, such as the Dutch Financial Supervision Act and anti-money laundering legislation. She previously spoke about the regulatory landscape for digital currency in The Netherlands in comparison to some other European countries on 10 January 2016.