Home » Archive


April 2015

ESMA European Securities Regulator Calls for Evidence

On 22 April 2015 the European securities regulator ESMA released a document that is the result of their 6-month study of the digital currency sector. It consists of a 19-page […]


Profile: Jan Bergstra

Professor Jan Bergstra is director of the Informatics Institute of the Faculty of Science at The University of Amsterdam. He has published various works which reference Nakamoto’s famous white paper of […]


REPORT: US Arms Sales Inflame Wars

A front-page story by New York Times journalists Mark Mazzetti and Helene Cooper reveals billion-dollar windfalls to defense contractors such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin and General Atomics for sales of […]


Profile: Benjamin Bollen

Benjamin Bollen is a core developer for MaidSafe, a decentralized cloud-based service for storing and distributing information. It is among the best known non-financial applications for cryptocurrencies and, like Ethereum, […]


Review: Bitcoin Wednesday #22

Thanks for making last night’s Bitcoin Wednesday 22 a big success: Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Sebastian Lobato, Boaz Bechar, Ruben de Vries, Annet de Boer, Rogier Eijkelhof and to the […]

Bitcoin Wednesday #22

On 1 April 2015 the 22nd monthly edition of Bitcoin Wednesday kicks off with the internationally acclaimed speaker and authority on Bitcoin technology, Andreas M. Antonopoulos. Mr. Antonopoulos is the […]

March 2015

Special Agenda: 1 April 2015

On the first of April 2015, for the 22nd consecutive month, Bitcoin Wednesday will hold its conference series on the digital currency revolution in The Netherlands. This month’s program will […]


Profile: Ruben de Vries

Developer Ruben de Vries will announce Bitmain’s new sponsorship of Bitcoin Wednesday at the next event on 1 March 2017. Ruben began his career as a web developer in 2008, the […]


Profile: BitKassa

The trio of Annet de Boer, Patrick van der Meijde and Rogier Eijkelhof is the team behind Arnhem-based BitKassa, a Bitcoin payment processor.  BitKassa was designed as a solution to […]


Profile: Boaz Bechar

The CEO of Amsterdam’s Blocktrail, Boaz Bechar has more than 10 years experience leading startups.  He launched Blocktrail last year with €500,000 funding from Lev Leviev, a founder of the Russian social […]