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April 2019

Bitcoin Wednesday 74

The 74th edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Amsterdam on 7 August, 2019. Please RSVP as soon as possible if you want to attend. The complete program for […]

Amsterdam CoinFest Edition

Amsterdam’s official CoinFest Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held on April, 2019. For CoinFest this year, we’ll have a free reception before the conference. Network reception with music: 1800 […]

March 2019

Quantum-Proof Bitcoin

Jin Liuis the Chairman of ABCMint Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting the research and application of post-quantum cryptography for blockchain technology. He was previously an angel investor, and has been a mentor and board member for more than a dozen mobile Internet companies.

Private Key Security

Adrijan Šćekić is Co-Founder of Cryptotag, a kit for securely and permanently storing private key information into solid Titanium plates. He previously led corporate sales teams as an account manager for Ziggo, Vodafon and KPN.

Blockchain on the Bus

Jochem Verheul is CEO of VMC, which aims to transform the public transportation industry with blockchain applications. He previously spent 9 years at the helm of the software and interaction design company Itsavirus, which played a role in the early development of Effect.AI until January 2018

Safe Storage

Maarten Geerlings is Co-Founder of Cryptotag, a backup system for private keys that allows users to safely engrave them into solid Titanium plates. Before Cryptotag, he worked as a radio DJ and, more recently the director of radio station FunX that broadcasts music for young people between the age of 15 and 34.

Fraud Proofs

Mustafa Al Bassam co-founded the sharded blockchain startup ChainSpace in 2018, which was acquired by Facebook in 2019. He is completing his PhD on Blockchain Scaling at the University College London.

Bitcoin Wednesday 69

Blockchain Use Cases: The Enterprise Edition The 69th Bitcoin Wednesday was held in Amsterdam on 6 March, 2019.

Germany’s 1st STO

Michael Pinkus is the CFO of Bitbond, which will launch Germany’s first security token offering or STO on 11 March, 2019. The cryptocurrency, which is based on Stellar, represents the tokenized debt of small- and medium-sized enterprises, and will be tradeable on the StellarX decentralized exchange immediately upon conclusion of the token sale.

Bitcoin Gold

Martin Kuvandzhiev is a Lead Developer Co-Founder of the notorious Bitcoin Gold cryptocurrency, the second major cryptocurrency to hard fork away from the Bitcoin blockchain. He is one of the project’s main contributors on Github and one of the 5 board members. In addition, he is the CEO of two companies, GoStartups and Assetify, and leads more than 50 professionals on 6 different continents.