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March 2018

Valerian Bennett

Valerian Bennett is CEO of PopChest, a platform for community-supported video that integrates smart contracts and the soon-to-be-distributed Pop Tokens. Valerian is a veteran television producer and editor and a documentary filmmaker from Los Angeles. He has a film degree from the University of Southern California and is responsible for the 2014 documentary Bitcoin: Buenos Aires about the digital currency ecosystem in Argentina.

Peter Alfred-Adekeye

Peter Alfred Adekeye is the CEO of Multiven, who is launching a ICO to support a blockchain-based marketplace for IT products. His project aims to provide free cyber-defense for Bitcoin and Ethereum nodes and their Internet gateways.

Venture Capitalists’ Secrets of Moneymaking in Blockchain

Igor Shoifot is a founding partner of the TMT CryptoFund, a $60M investment fund for early stage blockchain-driven startups. They have made many early investments in successful blockchain teams such as FileCoin, BTC Jam, Shapeshift, Bitaccess and Bits, among others.

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SEC Cracks Down

Imagine a world in which all your video game points, your chat messages, social media likes and Kickstarter fundraisers would have to be regulated by financial authorities… At the end […]

Julian Zegelman Explained International Securities Laws

Julian Zegelman is the Managing Partner at corporate and securities law firm Velton Zegelman PC. His practice focuses on cryptocurrency law alongside VC, corporate and securities law.

Stephan Karpischek

Stephan Karpischek is co-founder of Etherisc which develops decentralized insurance applications based on Ethereum smart contracts. Their recently launched Flight Delay is one of the world’s first licensed and regulated decentralized insurance products.

February 2018

Alon Muroch Explained Portfolio Management App

Alon Muroch is the CEO of Blox, a social trading platform for cryptocurrencies. He has been a blockchain developer since 2012 and has contributed to many widely 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.

Chris DeRose an Irreverent Host of Podcast Bitcoin Uncensored

Chris DeRose is the irreverent host of the podcast Bitcoin Uncensored. He is an avid writer, podcaster and political commentator, he has been involved with cryptocurrency ever since reading Bitcoin’s earliest announcement on Slashdot back in 2010.

Smart Contracts with Bitcoin

Gabriel Kurman is a co-founder of RSK Labs, also known as Rootstock, one of the world’s first, Turing-complete blockchains that enables smart contracts secured by the Bitcoin network. Gabriel is an economist who studied with at the University of Buenos Aires and has a decade of experience with corporate and private equity and M&A.

Fighting The State

Lotte Houwingis a file coordinator for the Sleepwet at the Public Interest Litigation Project, a five-year project of The Jurists’ Commission for Human Rights in The Netherlands. She will talk about fighting mass surveillance through strategic litigation.