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Special Edition 5 - Understanding Economic Models of ICOs

This 5th Special Edition of Bitcoin Wednesday will be held in The Hague on 14 April, 2017.

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

This event will feature the presentation Understanding Economic Models of ICOs.  As a fund-raising mechanism, founders can collect other cryptocurrencies and issue their own tokens to kickstart the project.  This talk will cover:

  • How to Be Your Own Market-Maker,
  • Designs for Dynamic Pricing through the ICO,
  • Liquidity for the Token, and
  • Follow-Up ICOs.

Some of the speakers for this evening will include:


PUBLISHED : March 30, 2017
Justin Tran of World Coin Index
A Financial Review of ICOs

Justin Tran is a financial controller who holds a Master's degree in economics. He is the founder of World Coin Index, a website that provides historical financial information for more than 400 cryptocurrencies.

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.

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.

Eric Voskuil of Libbitcoin
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.