Bitcoin2014 Conference Gets Underway in Amsterdam Today

Bitcoin2014 Conference Gets Underway in Amsterdam Today

The Bitcoin2014 Conference kicks off today at the Passenger Terminal venue in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. With the general theme of 'Building the Digital Economy', the event will provide an extensive schedule of big name speakers from across the bitcoin, financial, technological and entrepreneurial worlds (see a selection below). The CoinDesk team will be covering the conference over its three days, so keep an eye on the home page for the latest news and updates. Furthermore, we will be travelling to Amsterdam's 'Bitcoin Boulevard' and publishing video footage of events on our YouTube....

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Gallery: Amsterdam's Bitcoin2014 Conference in Pictures

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Overstock CEO Delivers Keynote to 1,000+ Attendees at Bitcoin2014

The Bitcoin2014 conference kicked off today in the Netherlands with a keynote address from Overstock CEO and bitcoin enthusiast Patrick Byrne. Byrne delivered his keynote speech to a large portion of the 1,100 registered participants at the conference gathered in the Passenger Terminal in Amsterdam. The talk was an information-heavy lesson in the historical context of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Byrne used historical great thinkers like Marx, Hegel and Kant, as well as modern-day academics like Francis Fukayama, to explain why he backs the cryptocurrency revolution. "As much as I love....

Bitcoinist.Net will be streaming live from the Amsterdam Conference

Are you ready? We are only two days from the conference. So far 950+ People Representing 50+ Countries at Bitcoin 2014! According to the conference organisers. Here are today’s exciting announcements! “BLOCKCHAIN AWARDS WINNERS / We received 1700+ votes and we’re excited to announce the winners at the first annual #BlockchainAwards, 16 May at #Bitcoin2014! #BITCOIN2014 CONFERENCE APP / Download our official conference app to personalize your “digi-schedule”, speaker bios and more! Visit and download BTCF Events > Bitcoin 2014.....


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