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February 2017

Joachim de Koning

The Internet of Coins: An Environment for Personal Finance During Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 March, 2017, Joachim de Koning, co-founder of The Internet of Coins, will present his plan to link all the world’s digital value systems with a single decentralized network. Even as many governments, including the EU, act to regulate the exchange of […]


Profile: Brian Crain of Epicenter and Tendermint

Cosmos: The Network for Blockchains Converting one type of cryptocurrency to another usually requires going through a centralized intermediary like an exchange.  The Cosmos project plans to offer an alternative by allowing different blockchains to connect to one another through the Inter-Blockchain Communication protocol (IBC).  With this technology interoperability between the growing numbers of public […]


Profile: Evan Schwartz of Interledger

Interledger: Because The World Will Never Agree on One Blockchain Ripple was one of the first blockchains to offer its users the ability to transact in different currencies, so it should be no surprise that they have introduced a solution to the problem of interoperability between blockchains themselves.  Observing that the world will never agree […]

January 2017

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]