• 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
  • Money 20/20 Europe 2016 is just around the corner, set to bring the world’s largest financial technology conference to European professionals and enthusiasts. On April 4-7, over 3,000 people will gather at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark to listen to industry leaders speak on the future of finance. Also read: Exclusive Discount: €600 off on Money 20/20 Europe Money 20/20 Europe The 3,000 attendees includes over 1,000 CEOs from 1,000 companies in 75 different countries. Some

    Money 20/20 Europe Ushers in the Future of FinTech

    | 2016/03/12 6:00 am
  • Money 20/20 Europe is coming up. The 3-day event starts on April 3 and runs until April 7th. Tickets for this conference are pretty expensive, so you will want to take advantage of Bitcoinist.net’s discount code and save €600. Also read: Coinify Processes Bitcoin Real Estate Sale By using the discount code BITCN200, €600 will be taken off the full price of delegate passes. You can use this now to get the discount on the

    Exclusive Discount: €600 off on Money 20/20 Europe

    | 2016/03/11 9:42 pm
  • Reports have surfaced of the highly-publicized London Bitcoin Forum being a scam, cheating people out of hundreds of dollars. Based on the widespread media attention for the Forum, it seems like the entire Bitcoin industry may have participated in yet another scam. Also read: Developers Announce the Very First Ethereum ATM Probable London Bitcoin Forum Scam Press releases for the London Bitcoin Forum began appearing on Bitcoin media outlets in late February, and the meeting

    London Bitcoin Forum Revealed as Likely Scam

    | 2016/03/11 6:33 am
  • Editor’s Note: This article has been modified to correct a misquote. This article originally quoted Brian Armstrong as saying that the Core team was a “Systematic” threat to Bitcoin, when he actually said Core was a “Systemic” threat. Coinbase CEO and co-founder Brian Armstrong recently published a Medium blog post titled, “What Happened At The Satoshi Roundtable.” In this post, Armstrong calls for an immediate block size increase to 2 MB, the creation of a new Bitcoin

    Coinbase CEO: Core Team is a “Systemic Threat”

    | 2016/03/04 6:03 pm
  • Blockchain SF is taking place at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center at 505 Howard Street in San Francisco on Mar. 7, featuring “a day of inspiration, talks, panels, demos and plenty of time to engage with attendees and speakers.” Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not affiliated with this organization and is not responsible for its products and/or services. Blockchain SF: March 7, 2016 Over a dozen speakers will be featured throughout morning and afternoon

    Blockchain SF Event to Be Hosted at Nasdaq Center

    | 2016/03/04 1:39 pm
  • The first d10e event of 2016 will take place at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, Feb. 17-18, marking the company’s debut in Europe. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this organization’s products and/or services D10e is an international event experience that will focus on celebrating decentralization in the financial technology sector, disruptive technology and culture, the sharing economy, and the future of work. It will feature presentations and live audience Q/As,

    d10e: Industry Leaders Gather in Amsterdam for Big Event

    | 2016/02/14 12:00 pm