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Special Edition #4 - Blockchain for Emerging Economies + Communities

This 4th Special Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in Tilburg on 13 April, 2017.

Please RSVP as soon as possible if you want to attend.

This event will feature a presentation about blockchain-based systems for asset trading, barter, supply chain and other in-kind transactions.  It will include historical examples of the double coincidence of wants, some implications for the long tail of digital currencies and for how these cryptographic assets can be used.

 

PUBLISHED : March 30, 2017
Blockchain for Inclusive Finance

Michiel Berende is a specialist in blockchain applications for the insurance industry. He began his career as an underwriter and process manager for Dutch insurer Interpolis. Since 2007 he has served as a freelance consultant for the Microinsurance Network, PharmAccess Foundation, ILO, GIZ, IADB, Achmea, and others.

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,

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.