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The Blockchain Education Network in The Netherlands

During Bitcoin Wednesday’s 3rd Anniversary celebration on 6 July 2016, Dean Masley will present the Blockchain Education Network (BEN), an association of student blockchain groups representing more than 150 colleges […]


The Craig Steven Wright Carnival

By now most readers will have heard the latest announcements in the media that Craig Steven Wright is the real Satoshi Nakamoto.  We’ve been here a few times before, and […]

The Dutch Surveillance State

Doutje Lettinga is a senior policy officer for human rights, surveillance and counter-terrorism at Amnesty International. In this role she has contributed to the lobbying and campaigning on the new Dutch Intelligence and Security Services Act as well as other Dutch counter-terrorism legislation in order to make them human rights compliant.  She has a Doctorate in sociology and a double Masters degree in history and political science.

The Edge of Energy Systems

Molly Webb is founder of Energy Unlocked, an accelerator for the energy market. She has served as an advisor for the Exergy Foundation, a blockchain platform design to share grid edge energy data.


The Future of Energy on the Blockchain

The Bitcoin Wednesday program on 5 October, 2016 will explore a number of ways that distributed ledger technology can be applied to the energy market.  All of the speakers will […]

The Future of Identity

Martin Riedel is the Product Manager of Civic, an Ethereum-based identity management solution that reached a market cap of nearly $47 million in October 2018. His presentation will draw from his experience leading the development of Civic’s decentralized platform for secure identity verification that gives the individual control over their own information.

The Future of News Media

Onik Mia is CEO of Multra, a decentralized app that increases revenues for publishers and also pays its users to read news. He also serves as Vice Chair of the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance media working group and is a member of the Blockchain Observatory in the European Parliament.


The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague Explores The Digital Currency Revolution

On 6 April, 2016 Bitcoin Wednesday is proud to present “Speculations on Trust and Currency“, an exhibition of 13 very diverse works about the digital currency revolution created by 30 graphic […]

The Sun Protocol

Samater Liban is CEO of Africa SunTec, which aims to drive economic growth and independence in rural African communities with blockchain-based cryptocurrencies that represent solar energy. Their off-grid solar power generator can already produce more than 50,000 kWh of electricity per year, which is enough energy for about 4.000 people.

Tim Epskamp

BlockBay Capital Founding Partner Tim Epskamp will be the Session Chair for Bitcoin Wednesday on 6 February, 2019. Tim has provided asset management services for cryptocurrency investments since March, 2018. He previously worked as an investment analyst for UBS and Kempen & Co.