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Bitcoin Wednesday’s Official Coinfest Amsterdam 2016

Coinfest is a global Bitcoin festival founded by Andew Wagner in Vancouver in 2013.  It is held in April of each year in cities around the world and celebrates the […]

Bitcoin’s Investment Thesis

Pierre Rochard is an outspoken advocate for Bitcoin’s decentralized governance and the founder of the Bitcoin Advisory in New York. He is also the co-founder of the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute and has been a co-host of the Noded Bitcoin Podcast since 2017.

Bitnation

Susanne Tarkowski is the notorious CEO of Bitnation, one of the world’s first functioning virtual countries that provides blockchain-based IDs, public notarial services, education and p2p insurance. She is also the author of The Googlement: The DIY Guide To Starting Your Own Nation.

Black Market Money

Eric Voskuil leads the Libbitcoin project, an open source high-performance Bitcoin developer toolkit. He is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, martial artist, motorcyclist, world traveler, and former fighter pilot for the U.S. Navy. He has been a Bitcoin developer since 2014.

Blockchain and Sustainability

Horst Treiblmaier is a professor of International Management at MODUL University Vienna and a board member of the “City of Blockchain”, a Vienna-based organization that promotes the use of Blockchain technology to create smart sustainable cities.

Blockchain For Enterprise

Mervyn G. Maistry is CEO of Berlin-based Blockchain venture studio Konfidio. He is also the founder of the Kintaro Capital investment firm and an advisor to Slockit, D33p and Cyberian Mine. He is the former COO of Deutsche Bank Analytics and Information Services and served as Managing Director of Accenture’s Global Digital Strategy Offering.

Blockchain for the Public Sector

Marloes Pomp manages international strategy for the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, where she helps to coordinate a collection of 30 public sector pilot projects for central and local government.

Blockchain Forks

Paul Puey is CEO of Edge, producer of the Edge and Airbitz mobile cryptocurrency wallets. A graduate of UC Berkeley’s computer science and electrical engineering programs, he previously worked as a lead software engineer for chip manufacturers Nvidia Corporation and Chromatic Research.

Blockchain in Real Estate

Valentin Preobrazhenskiy is the CEO of LAToken a blockchain-based platform for managing illiquid assets such as real estate, bank loans and works of art. Valentin previously founded the home equity marketplace Zalogo which facilitated more than 12000 home equity offers and 1000 transactions in 2016.

Before that he was director of one of the world’s largest startup accelerator programs, the Founder Institute, and worked for the financial institutions Avega Capital, Marcuard Spectrum, IHS CERA, Sberbank and VTB.

Blockchain on the Bus

Jochem Verheul is CEO of VMC, which aims to transform the public transportation industry with blockchain applications. He previously spent 9 years at the helm of the software and interaction design company Itsavirus, which played a role in the early development of Effect.AI until January 2018