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Special Edition #3 - Crowd Sales

This 3rd Special Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Amsterdam on 12 April, 2017.  Please RSVP as soon as possible if you want to attend.

This event will feature presentations and discussions about project fundraising with digital currencies such as:

  • A review of the advantages and risks of crowd sales compared to many other alternative funding solutions;
  • How to make sense of the boom we are witnessing;
  • Who is buying so many new tokens and why are they doing it;
  • How crowd sales are different and why only a few really get it; and
  • Is it a passing fad or is it a killer app for blockchain tech.

Some of the speakers for this evening will include:

PUBLISHED : March 30, 2017
Justin Bons of Cyber Capital
Co-founder of Cyber Capital

Justin Bons is co-founder and investment strategist of Cyber Capital, a cryptocurrency investment fund in The Netherlands. He is also a miner and trader, and specializes in researching blockchain governance models.

Boudewijn Rooseboom of Cyber Capital
The Cryptocurrency Investment Fund

Boudewijn Rooseboom is co-founder of Cyber Capital, a cryptocurrency investment fund in The Netherlands. He has a Master's degree in Economics at the University of Amsterdam, and previously managed social housing projects in Brazil.

Eyal Hertzog, Product Manager of Bancor
The Business Cases for Digital Currencies

Eyal Hertzog is co-founder, Chief Architect and Head of Product Development of Bancor. An experienced consumer Internet entrepreneur, Eyal has raised over $100m from leading venture capital firms, including Accel, Benchmark, Polaris, DAG Ventures and Highland Capital. Eyal founded Contact Networks, one of the first social networks, in 1999, and Metacafe in 2003, a pioneer in online video with over 50 million active users at its peak.

Sebastiaan 't Lam, General Manager of Makerversity
General Manager of Makerversity

Sebastiaan 't Lam is the General Manager of Makerversity, Amsterdam's headquarters for the maker scene. Before coming to Makerversity Sebastiaan was an event manager for the EYE Film Museum and country manager for the American event technology company PSAV.

Guy Benartzi, CEO of Bancor
Fundraising with Blockchain Tech

Guy Benartziis CEO of Bancor, which aims to make it easy for anyone to launch their own Ethereum-based cryptocurrency. He was previously CEO of the multiplayer game company Mytopia. He has been active in the sector since 2012 and has helped introduce numerous local currencies.

Henk van Cann Blockchain Workspace Advalue Adogis
Teaching Blockchain Essentials

Henk van Cann is co-founder of Blockchain Workspace, a firm specialized in training as well as in proof-of-concept development. He is also the founder of AdValue, which manages open source web projects. He was previously managing director of a geographical information systems startup called Adogis that was acquired by Wegener in 1999.