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May 2017

Alon Muroch

Alon Muroch is the CEO of CoinDash, a social trading platform for cryptocurrencies. He has been a blockchain developer since 2012 and has contributed to many of the known open source projects. He continues to lead the development of a peer-to-peer multisignature wallet and is a strong believer in bringing blockchain technology to the masses.

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Video: Money and Sustainability

Professor Lietaer one of the world’s authorities on currency systems gave this inspiring talk about sustainability and money for Bitcoin Wednesday on 3 May, 2017.

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Video: Currency Liquidity and Smart Contracts

At Bitcoin Wednesday on 3 May 2017, Bancor’s Chief Architect and Head of Product Development, Eyal Hertzog, gave this talk about removing the barrier to liquidity for digital currencies with Ethereum smart contracts.

April 2017

Yoichi Hirai

Yoichi Hirai is a formal verification engineer at the Ethereum Foundation. He is interested in turning mathematical proofs into working software. He once visited the University of Amsterdam for half a year because he was fascinated by the constructive logics that originated there. His interest in becoming a convenience logician led him to Dresden and then to Berlin.

Gilles Fedak

Gilles Fedak is CEO of iEx.ec, an Ethereum-based solution for high performance cloud computing. iEx.ec raised more than $12 million in less than 3 hours during a crowd sale on 19 April 2017. An expert on high performance computing and a research scientist in Desktop Grid computing at the French National Institute for Computer Science (INRIA), Gilles has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Raphaël Mazet

Raphaël Mazet is a co-founder of Alice.si, an Ethereum app for social impact. Before Alice, he served for ten years in corporate relations and digital advocacy in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. He became fascinated with blockchain technology in 2015 when he discovered the potential for smart contracts to increase funding in the non-profit sector by improving transparency and accountability.

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Bancor Presentation

In this video Bancor CEO Guy Benartzi unveils Bancor’s service for creating user-generated cryptocurrencies based on Ethereum. Starting at 11’30” he gives a demonstration of the live product. At 14’30” he and Bancor’s Chief Architect and Head of Product Development, Eyal Hertzog, take questions from the audience. The final round of questions at 25’50” were asked by Justin […]

Michiel Berende

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. He has conducted projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa and has written and published many articles on microinsurance and technology.

Eyal Hertzog

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.

March 2017

Guy Benartzi

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.