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July 2018

Scammers & Maximalists Unite!

In advance of Michael Jackson’s keynote on the ICO market for Bitcoin Wednesday on 1 August, 2018, we’ve published this opinion piece for our new blog on Medium to explain […]

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is a Partner at Mangrove Capital Partners. He is a board member of Blockchain.com and the former COO of Skype. He also worked for Tele2, where he created the concept of the mobile virtual network operator or MVNO and led the launch of operations in 9 countries across Europe.


Cryptocurrency Investing

Although by now the Internet is full of information about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, there are so many diverging opinions on the subject, it’s good to address some of the essentials […]

Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrencies

Ibrahim Kholilul Rohman is a Research Fellow at the United Nations University, the academic and research arm of the UN. There, within the Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV), he studies the potential risks and benefits of Central Bank-issued cryptocurrencies.


Bitcoin in China

Virgilio Lizardo, Jr. is currently Vice President of International Affairs at Gate Technology, the parent company of top-20 cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io.  Established in 2013, the service has 2 million users and a daily trading volume of 300 to 700 million USD per day.

Mix Network Design

Security researcher David Stainton is a proponent of the cypherpunk movement and of anonymity networks for the purpose of enabling greater freedom of communication. He works on the Panoramix project, where he designs and develops the Katzenpost decryption mix network. He has also volunteered code contributions to Tahoe-LAFS, the Subgraph OS and the Tor Project.

June 2018

Bitcoin Prediction Markets

A leading thinker on the subjects of prediction markets, merge mining and drive chains, Paul Sztorc is currently Research Director at Tierion.


Phil Zimmermann is the creator of PGP, a veteran of the Cryptowars and pioneer of the cypherpunk movement, which is a forerunner of the digital currency revolution.

Silvio Micali

Silvio Micali is a professor of computer science at MIT and one of the world’s authorities on cryptography, zero knowledge and distributed ledgers. He is the recipient of the Turing Award in computer science, the Gödel Prize in theoretical computer science, and the RSA prize in cryptography.

Amir Taaki

Hacktivist Amir Taakicreated the first alt Bitcoin implementation libbitcoin, which has the fastest blockchain database of any implementation. He is currently establishing an academy in Barcelona to train hackers to work on revolutionary technology projects.