Editor’s Note: This article has been changed to make the nature of the Bitcoin Africa Conference more clear. The name of this title is “Bitcoin Africa Conference,” and this is the first time the conference has been held. The author of this article was not saying that this Bitcoin conference is the very first one in Africa. We apologize for any misunderstanding. As you may know, the world’s first Bitcoin Africa Conference will be held
Guest Writer Kevin Cruz with additional info by Caleb Chen. The Texas Bitcoin Conference returned to Austin, Texas this year for it’s second annual rendition. This year’s conference took place in Downtown Austin’s ACL Live at the Moody Theater, a week after the eventful SXSW. Compared with the venue last year, the central location attracted more local attendees and media attention. In fact, a Texas Congressman was even on the speaking line up. Other notable
Guest article by Kevin Cruz A common concern of prospective bitcoin users is the fear that hackers will get a hold of their devices and take all of their money. The possibility is very daunting. Many developers and companies, however, have rallied around providing powerful cybersecurity in the Bitcoin space. Rivetz, a provider of security services that protects private keys and encryption for any Bitcoin Wallet or distributed app, is aiming to quell these concerns —
Guest article by Kevin Cruz Changetip has rapidly emerged to be an important service for introducing cryptocurrencies to the masses; they market themselves as a “love button for the Internet.” Lovestamp, a startup based out of Houston, Texas, is working with them to create a fun and physical way to show love. Also Read: Interview with ChangeTip: The Love Button For The Internet LoveStamp is an engagement platform for merchants to show appreciation to their
Opening Keynote by Chris Odom Chris Odom, the co-founder and CTO of Monetas, kicked off the Inside Bitcoins conference with his keynote, “A Practical Distribution of Risk.” He talked about the current state of Bitcoin, the problems it faces, and his company, Monetas, hopes to solve these problems. According to Odom, one of the main problems Bitcoin has is how people have assumed that Bitcoin is trustless without examining the claim with with a critical and professional
Money 20/20 is the largest global event enabling payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. Bitcoinist and Money 20/20 are happy to bring you a $250 discount for tickets to the event in Las Vegas. Bitcoinist will be at the event conducting interviews and broadcasting all the key presentations. Bitcoinist.net will also have it’s senior staff present interacting with attendees and getting their
The MIT Bitcoin Expo 2015 organized by The MIT Bitcoin Club is happening this weekend. March 7th and March 8th respectively. For more information please visit: http://mitbitcoinexpo.org Follow up and share your thoughts in the comments section!
Editor’s note: We have edited this article to fix a mistake in our reporting. Previously, we said that Aaron Koenig made the popular Bitcoin documentary, “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin.” We have changed that statement to say that he contributed to the film’s production. First day of Inside Bitcoins Berlin: Extremely Interesting When we arrived at the conference this morning, we were not sure how many people that would be attending. Initially, we thought that many
January is typically a slow month in the business world, with the festivities quieting down during the transition into a new year. Thus, I was quite surprised when I was invited to the World Money Fair in Berlin. This fair is a conference on money and precious metal of all shapes and sizes, except for digital currency, unfortunately. This conference was an ideal place where you could buy several things: Collector’s sets of euros that are only available at the convention
You can watch the full second day of the TNABC Miami 2015 Bitcoin Conference! We have worked hard to bring you this video about the 2015 Miami Conference, Please support us By signing up to our Newsletter OR Follow us on our Social Media platforms. We hope you will enjoy our videos! Thank You! – Bitcoinist Team Update 1: We are currently uploading and cutting the whole day, the some videos are available now! Stay
The North American Bitcoin Conference got off to a good start on January 17th, despite the tumbling value of Bitcoin in the last couple weeks. The presentations and panels were loaded with heavy weights in the industry, including Jeff Garzik of Bitpay, Henry Yeh of Binary Financial, Dan Morehead of Pantera Capital, as well Sam Dastyari an, Australian Senator, and many others. Several new innovations were on display as well, with Ledger Wallet showing off
The well known internet based bitcoin Tipping system ChangeTip has just announced in its official Blog that as of now it is able to send bitcoin through Facebook. The ChangeTip team is absolutely excited with the new feature and feels that this is great news for the bitcoin community.
You can watch the full first day of the TNABC Miami 2015 Bitcoin Conference! We have worked hard to bring you this video about the 2015 Miami Conference, Please support us By signing up to our Newsletter OR Follow us on our Social Media platforms. We hope you will enjoy our videos! Thank You! – Bitcoinist Team Update 1: We are currently uploading and cutting the whole day, the some videos are available now! Stay
This article is the fourth and final part of our coverage on the Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg 2014. In the first article, we summarized the lecture given by Alex Fork. He spoke about the potential that Bitcoin has beyond it’s financial potential; Fork believed that Bitcoin was a cultural experiment, that it could advance society as a whole. In the second article, we covered Michael Chobanian’s speech, which was about the efficacy of Bitcoin organizations.
This is the third article in our series summarizing the Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg, Russia, which took place in early December of 2014. The information in our summary series comes from a report received from a conference attendee. In the first article, we gave a general overview of the conference and summarized the speech given by Alex Fork. In the second article, we summarized the second speech of Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg, which was given
This article is the second part of our coverage of Bitcoin Conference St. Petersburg, Russia. In the last article, we gave a general overview of the conference as well as a summary of the lecture given by Alex Fork, the first speaker of the conference. In this article, we will summarize the speech of Michael Chobanian, the founder of the Kuna Bitcoin Agency. Michael Chobanian: The Efficacy of Bitcoin Organizations Michael Chobanian is the founder
The Digital Currency Round Table is a joint operation between Coin Apex, the NYC-based tech startup incubator and the New York City King’s College that aims to organize a series of discussions and debates about digital currencies. These discussions not only give finance, politics, economics and media students a more complete picture of the Bitcoin landscape and showcases its enormous impact and relevant challenges to overcome but are also intended to bring awareness and spread information about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general.
Traveling to bitcoin conferences can get expensive. Some people have spent over $100,000 in travel expenses to travel to the multitude of bitcoin conferences in 2014. The Crypto Money Virtual Expo eliminates this cost altogether. Special Opportunity The Crypto Money Virtual Expo has announced special opportunity for fledgling cash-strapped startups that cannot afford to travel across the world to attend a bitcoin conference. Check out the press release below: Only 24 time slots available! Hurry
Bitcoinist.net has the inside scoop on the… First-Ever Virtual Expo for the Global Crypto Community Hundreds of developers, opinion leaders, bitcoiners and enthusiasts have confirmed their attendance in the Crypto Money Virtual Expo. “Virtual currencies deserve a virtual expo” said Eyal Abramovitch, co- founder of the Crypto Money Virtual Expo. What Does this Mean? Good question. This means you can avoid the expensive airfare to the next bitcoin conference and enjoy a full conference experience
We were in the Crazy Sin City at one of the most exciting bitcoin conference of this year. Hashers United Bitcoin Mining Conference. We had a chance to talk to Marshall Long, executive director of Hashers. Bitcoinist -This is the first ever mining conference in the industry so congratulations guys for putting it together! This is the second day of the two days conference here in Las Vegas. Amazing speakers, lot of audience. Excited to
Teams to compete to build FinTech applications for a $125,000 prize pool and the chance to present to an audience of thousands New York, NY. August 6, 2014–Money20/20, the world’s largest event for payments and financial services innovation, today announced the launch of the ‘Money20/20 Hackathon’ to be held October 31 to November 2, 2014 at the Aria Resort & Casino convention facility in Las Vegas, immediately before the kick-off of 2014’s Money20/20, which will
CEX.IO, a cryptocurrency exchange as well as a cloud mining platform, was seen at the CoinSummit conference where it was a platinum sponsor. With the ability to trade Gigahashes (GH/s) on www.cex.io and put them to work automatically at Ghash.IO, its a killer combo that can’t be beat. The CoinSummit conference was a Bitcoin conference held in London a couple weeks back, from July 10-11. As well as being a platinum sponsor, Jeffrey Smith, the Co-owner
Are you a miner? Or just interested in mining?! We have some good news. There will be a dedicated mining conference in Last Vegas… Bitcoinist.net is proud to be a media partner and we will be there tweeting you live about the most interesting news. The first global conference dedicated to cryptocurrency mining, called Hashers United, is taking place 10-11th October 2014, at Tuscany Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The conference will bring together