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June 2018

Smart Contracts

Ilya Smagin leads smart contract development for the Waves Platform. He previously worked for several global financial services firms such as the Spotware forex trading platform, Deutsche Bank and Yandex.

Film: Digital Money in Kenya

Tomer Kantor is the director of a series of documentaries about the rise of digital money in Kenya. He heads the digital agency, Proof of Work Media, and is one of the founders of Coinscrum, the longest-running crypto meetup in London.

Investor’s Perspective

Jochem Wieringais Director of Dutch investment fund, CryptoCrunch. He was previously co-founder of a mobile provider and later a startup in autonomous drones.

Decentralized Megabytes

Guy Zbarsky is founder of KeepGo, a decentralized market for trading your mobile megabytes. He also has undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel.

Proxeus A Versatile Framework for Blockchain Apps

Antoine Verdon is co-founder of the blockchain application framework Proxeus. He previously led one of the first Swiss VC vehicles with an exclusive focus on FinTech, and was a member of the Lausanne city parlaiment from 2003 – 2005.

Big Business Accepts The Token Economy

Michael Terpin is the founder and CEO of the Transform Group. He is a general partner and chairs the ICO investment committee of the Alphabit Fund, a digital currency fund registered on the Cayman Islands with $300 million in assets under management.


Regulatory Capture and Cryptocurrency

Regulatory Capture and Cryptocurrencies Even while cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology have been fascinating for governments, banks and the media, the predicted resurgence in price and market cap in 2018 still […]

Ayse Zoodsma

Ayse Zoodsma is a Policy Advisor for The Central Bank of The Netherlands responsible for financial inclusion, fintech and international relations.  She also serves as a Visiting Member for The Bank of International Settlements based in Basel.

Authority for Financial Markets

Leonard Franken is a Policy Advisor for The Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) and a member of the Distributed Systems Group at Delft Technical University.

The Central Bank of The Netherlands

Kirsten van Driel is a Policy Advisor and Coordinator for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency at De Nederlandsche Bank, the Central Bank of The Netherlands.