• The full agenda and speakers have been revealed for Blockchaineum 2.0 conference that will be held on May 23 in Budapest, Hungary. Biggest Blockchain Event in Central Europe Blockchaineum 2.0 is the largest dedicated Blockchain event in central Europe that will be held on May 23rd in Budapest, Hungary. Powered by sponsors Bitcoinist, Exolite and Shinrai, the event will focus on solutions from leading national and international players of the blockchain industry through innovative projects while

    Blockchaineum 2.0 Conference Unveils Agenda & Speakers

    | 2018/05/16 9:00 pm
  • The fourth annual Consensus conference, Bitcoin’s biggest event of the year, begins today, May 14, 2018. Will bitcoin price surge once again during the event as it has in previous three years? RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BITCOIN PRICE AND CONSENSUS A look at the previous three Consensus Conferences shows significant crypto price movements during and immediately after. This trend has been maintained in all three conferences so far. Thus, it stands to reason that the pattern could continue

    Bitcoin Price Historically Surges With Consensus Conference, Data Shows

    | 2018/05/14 9:00 am
  • In a series of tweets, Ethereum’s inventor Vitalik Buterin stated that he intends to boycott the 2018 annual blockchain summit organized by Coindesk – Consensus 2018. He went on to outline a few of the reasons for his decision, strongly urging others to do the same. Buterin wasn’t too kind on Coindesk-organized Consensus 2018 conference, blasting the cryptocurrency news site, tweeting that the platform is “recklessly complicit in enabling giveaway scams.” I am boycotting @coindesk's

    4 Reasons Why Vitalik Buterin is Boycotting Coindesk’s Consensus 2018

    | 2018/04/28 5:30 pm
  • Crypto markets are maturing, it remains to be seen how many companies that have raised money by issuing tokens will be alive in the next two years.  For anyone serious about blockchain technology and ICOs, Blockchain Expo Global is a must event to attend and this year, the event has attracted even more visitors than before. Held in London, UK, the event itself is a 2-day exhibition and an opportunity for companies to pitch and

    Blockchain Expo Global – Crypto La La land

    | 2018/04/19 10:30 pm
  • The Ethereal conference, set to begin on May 11th, has fallen on some controversy involving one of its newly announced guests, Deepak Chopra.  Ethereal brings futurists, entrepreneurs, investors, media icons, government officials, artists, musicians, and humanitarians for a day of storytelling and knowledge sharing. This is the pledge of those running the Ethereal conference, poised to be one of the larger blockchain-related conferences in the current ecosystem. From the event’s description, it may sound as

    Deepak Chopra: The Right Guest for the Ethereal Conference?

    | 2018/04/16 3:15 am
  • Vitalik Buterin has taken to Twitter today to bash Craig Wright during a presentation titled “Bitcoin, Controversy over Principle” at the global economic forum Deconomy — where the Ethereum co-founder publicly called the controversial Bitcoin Cash proponent a “fraud.” Shots fired After announcing his intention to live tweet comments about the Bitcoin Cash propaganda presentation “Bitcoin, Controversy over Principle,” Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin laid in to primary BCH supporter Craig Wright — even going so far

    ‘My Bulls*** Meter is Spinning’ — Vitalik Buterin Slams Craig Wright

    | 2018/04/03 8:00 am
  • On May 19, the Czech capital hosted the largest conference on digital currencies and blockchain – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague. 15 speakers from 8 countries discussed the development of cryptocurrencies, blockchain projects in Fintech and Govtech, as well as legislative challenges. Prague Sees Cryptocurrency Popularity Grow This year’s Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference in Prague was hailed a success, showing the growing popularity of cryptocurrency in the Czech Republic and around the globe. Attendees noted that the turnout

    Prague Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Sees 3 Times More Attendees This Year

    | 2017/05/26 5:30 am
  • An exhausting day at Consensus 2017 has culminated in Barry Silbert seemingly guiding major industry figures towards activating SegWit. Silbert’s SegWit Scheme Pays Off? In a closed-door meeting organized at Consensus 2017, Silbert allegedly convinced participants to sign on to SegWit by September, with a 12-month “countdown” to a 2MB block size increase. Investor Alistair Milne tweeted details of the meeting earlier Monday, with Blockstream’s Samson Mow adding information about the September date. I do not

    Consensus Bombshell Sees Bitcoin SegWit Slated For September

    | 2017/05/23 3:00 am
  • On April 19, the most well-known global specialists in the sphere of blockchain technologies will come to Moscow. Together with Russian bankers and entrepreneurs they will discuss Russian and foreign blockchain projects in financial and non-financial spheres. [Note: This is a press release]  The meeting will be driven by the annual Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia that features presentations from the representatives of IBM, Microsoft, Sberbank, NRU HSE, and State Duma. The last Blockchain &

    World-Renowned Blockchain Experts Set Course For Moscow

    | 2017/03/29 6:43 am
  • On May 19, the capital of the Czech Republic will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague. [Note: This is a press release] Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague The event will be dedicated to the development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Guests will meet supporters of a decentralized economy, successful blockchain developers and entrepreneurs and enjoy the exhibition of equipment for the industry. Prague is one of the most important bitcoin centers in Europe. The city has

    Prague to Host Major Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Conference

    | 2017/03/28 5:40 am
  • Bitcoin being its own killer app and its use-case as a stealth instrument for solving international remittances are just two highlights from the 2017 North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) currently underway. TNABC: ‘Bitcoin is Bitcoin’s Killer App!’ The annual event, which traditionally showcases the biggest innovations in crypto with big announcements from startups, finishes today in Miami. Speeches are coming from some of the industry’s biggest names, including Roger Ver, Charlie Shrem and even John McAfee. The mood is cautiously

    TNABC 2017: McAfee, Abra’s ‘BTC Bank Tellers’ & Bitcoin’s Killer App

    | 2017/01/18 5:00 am
  • While the North American Bitcoin Conference will be held January 17-18, the kickoff part will begin January 16th at the Clevelander Hotel in Miami for guests, speakers, and sponsors.  Kickoff Begins a Day Earlier Bitcoinist is proud to be an official media sponsor of The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC), which will be held January 17-18, 2017 at the James L. Knight Center in downtown Miami. However, a lavish kickoff party will be held today (January

    The North American Bitcoin Conference Kicks Off in Miami

    | 2017/01/16 4:00 am
  • On November 30th at the Blockchain Conference Chicago, a panel of industry experts cast predictions for what 2017 will hold for both Bitcoin and Blockchain. Also read: BLOCKCDN TV BOX MINER USES SPARE BANDWIDTH TO MAKE COIN Prominent themes panelists foresaw included continued investment in blockchain specific startups, steady and increased adoption of Bitcoin for shopping and remittances, and a rise in the bitcoin price. While 2016 has proven to be a strong year for the space,

    Blockchain Chicago Panel Predicts Bitcoin Uptake to Continue in 2017

    | 2016/12/05 3:00 am
  • On Sunday afternoon’s lead-off keynote address at the Money 20/20 Conference in Las Vegas, Visa and Chain joined to collectively promote their new, blockchain-inspired payments platform, B2B Connect. Also read: Altcoin Report: Monero Shutting Down Until January Visa and Chain Use Blockchain for B2B Transactions Leveraging benefits from shared infrastructural ledger technology, including global scale, transparency, and cryptographically-backed security, the Visa B2B Connect product is built on Chain’s proprietary Chain Core software. The product will go live with a

    Money 20/20: Visa, Chain Expand on B2B Connect

    | 2016/10/25 8:00 pm
  • On Tuesday morning at the Money 20/20 Conference in Las Vegas, Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock and t0, announced the historic arrival of trading publicly offered Overstock shares on the t0 blockchain. Also read: Money 20/20 Recap: Ethereum, Consumer Protection, Investment Overstock Moving Forward With t0 Starting on December 15th, individuals who purchased Overstock shares by the November 7th record date will qualify to purchase shares of its preferred stock, including preferred shares to be issued and traded

    Overstock Announces Publicly-Traded Shares on t0 Blockchain

    | 2016/10/25 3:46 pm
  • Bitfinex gets hacked, the first feature film funded via cryptocurrency is announced, and bitcoin and cannabis seek to join hands. Want to catch up on the latest digital currency news? Take a look below. Also read: Industry Report: No Bitcoin Crime Goes Unpunished BITFINEX The bitcoin price has undergone a massive drop following a cyber-attack on Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, which has resulted in nearly $70 million stolen from users’ accounts. Blockchain security company BitGo

    Industry Report: Bitfinex Sinks the Bitcoin Market

    | 2016/08/04 12:00 pm
  • For cryptocurrency Dash, presenting at d10e next week, the goal is to have people walk away realizing that there is a lot more that can be done with cryptocurrency or digital currency than bitcoin has been able to achieve thus far, says Ryan Taylor, head of finance at Dash. Disclaimer: This article was provided by the Vanbex Group. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by the Vanbex group and is not responsible for their products and/or

    Dash Presenting Solution to Decentralized Banking

    | 2016/07/20 7:37 pm
  • San Francisco ,CA — In the first-ever live-streamed blockchain event, a studded cast of presenters and panelists will take to the stage at the two-day conference in San Francisco. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s products and/or services. The fifth installment of the d10e Conference, which runs July 19-20, is set to showcase the latest in fintech and disruptive, decentralizing technology, with two marquee presenters in renowned computer scientist

    D10e Conference Featuring John McAfee Fast Approaching

    | 2016/07/14 2:02 pm
  • American Banker is holding its third annual “Blockchains + Digital Currencies” conference in New York on July 28, 2016. Disclaimer: This article was provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with the firms represented by Bitcoin PR Buzz and is not responsible for their products and/or services. American Banker Talks Blockchain During the July conference, “bankers technologists, entrepreneurs and regulators” will meet to learn about the latest in fintech innovation: the blockchain. “In

    American Banker Holds Third Annual Blockchain Conference in NY

    | 2016/06/17 3:28 pm
  • At the Money 20/20 Conference in Copenhagen last week, both Bitcoin and particularly the Blockchain were discussed widely.  The conversation has shifted vastly over the past 3 years, as established financial players are actively looking towards Blockchain technology to benefit their businesses.  There were 4 Bitcoin centric presentations, and the following article summarizes them as follows. Also read: Bitcoin Taxes 2016: Accurately Reporting Bitcoin Usage On Wednesday morning, banking super star Blythe Masters, formerly of JP

    Money 20/20 Highlights: Blythe Masters, Blockchain Innovation

    | 2016/04/14 6:00 am
  • Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia, which was dedicated to the development of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, took place on Friday, April 8, in the centre of Moscow. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s products and/or services. Bitcoin Conference Russia Highlights Among 260 participants, that is twice more than last year, there were representatives of payment systems, electronic wallets, bankers, venture capitalists and developers of IT solutions based on

    Bitcoin Conference Russia Results: The Ethereum Boom Is Here

    | 2016/04/13 12:11 pm
  • On May 19, Prague will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague. The event will bring together blockchain developers from all over Europe and those who apply the technology in practice: financiers, bankers and businessmen. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this firm’s products and/or services. The Blockchain Scene in Europe The event will consist of a conference, divided into two streams, and an exhibition of IT developments in the field

    Blockchain Technology in Europe: Theory and Practice

    | 2016/03/21 12:12 pm
  • Blockchain conferences are much different than Bitcoin conferences. Whereas Bitcoin conferences might have been heavy on theoretics about liberating the world’s unbanked, the blockchain conference has a much more generalized focused. Many new participants in the space are uninterested in wildly shaking up the status quo. Also Read: Tendermint To Unveil UI, Demo First Blockchain Apps Blockchain Conferences Reveal New Horizons This has been on display early in the year. In San Francisco, two recent

    Blockchain Conferences In San Francisco Highlight New Direction For Technology

    | 2016/03/18 6:00 am