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June 2015

Profile: Aron van Ammers

Aron van Ammers is CTO and founding partner of Blockstars.io, a full-service agency dedicated to designing, developing, launching and managing Blockchain businesses. He builds decentralized applications and consults on blockchain technology […]


Bitcoin Wednesday at VondelCS on July First

Bitcoin Wednesday will celebrate its 2-year anniversary in Amsterdam’s Vondelpark at VondelCS, the slick, new broadcasting, culture and media center of national broadcaster AVROTROS. VondelCS is not only a special location […]


Profile: Corné Plooy

Corné Plooy is currently a software designer for Mapper Lithography, a company in the semiconductor industry, based in The Hague.   While Mapper Lithography has no involvement in cryptocurrency, Corné has worked […]


Profile: Vincent Everts

At Bitcoin Wednesday’s 2-year anniversary conference on 1 July 2015, we will be proud to introduce one of The Netherlands’ most prominent digital trend watchers, Vincent Everts. Mr. Everts has frequently […]


Is Bitcoin Anonymous? The Legacy of Silk Road Part 3

When news first broke in 2011 of an online marketplace built by hackers on the “dark web” where users could buy and sell illegal drugs and weapons for bitcoins, much of […]


Profile: Joshua Scigala

Scheduled to speak during Bitcoin Wednesday’s 2-year anniversary conference on 1 July 2015 is Australian director of Vaultoro Joshua Scigala.  He will talk about: The different types of transparency available to […]

Bitcoin Wednesday 24

Bitcoin Wednesday 24 – the 24th consecutive monthly edition of the longest-running conference series on the digital currency revolution in The Netherlands – features another ambitious program. Reserve your place […]


Profile: Kirill Suslov

Kirill Suslov is the CEO of TabTrader. His company aims to make Bitcoin trading easy and safe right from your smartphone by “eliminating frictions that prevent individuals from trading and investing […]


The Legacy of Silk Road Part 2 – Decentralized Marketplaces

Soon after BitcoinWednesday released a piece about The Legacy of Silk Road, a reader pointed out a story in The Economist called “Silk Road’s Successors” which reprinted the following chart on the […]

May 2015

The Legacy of Silk Road and Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

The New York Times’ Benjamin Weiser reports the following in this article on the notorious Silk Road marketplace: During the brief time that Silk Road operated between February 2011 and the time […]