BitAngels and CoinAgenda to Hold First Bitcoin Investor Conference in Las Vegas, Oct. 7-9

BitAngels and CoinAgenda to Hold First Bitcoin Investor Conference in Las Vegas, Oct. 7-9

CoinAgenda ( will debut the first conference dedicated exclusively to bitcoin and cryptocurrency investors. The upscale event will be held at the Palms Casino and Resort, Las Vegas, Oct. 7-9. With two other nationally focused Bitcoin events taking place in Las Vegas that week, the second week of October will truly be "Bitcoin Week Las Vegas."

CoinAgenda will comprise two events in one: a high-end conference for accredited and sophisticated investors seeking the latest knowledge and trends in bitcoin investing (taught by some of the biggest names in the Bitcoin industry), and a concurrent event sponsored by BitAngels (, the world's largest angel network for investing in bitcoin companies, which will be focused on investment in bitcoin and cryptocurrency companies, as well as serve as the first global conference for the 500-person angel group. 

Twenty bitcoin startups will be selected on merit to attend the BitAngels conference and present at no cost to both CoinAgenda attendees and BitAngels members in joint sessions, and another 10 ramp-up companies may purchase presentation sponsorships to demo their products at a sharp discount over the standard sponsorships. Startups should submit their presentations to [email protected] by September 29. The winning companies, who will also receive two free tickets to the BitAngels conference, will be announced October 1.

Speakers include economic futurist and author George Gilder (Wealth and Poverty, Telecosm, Bitcoin and Gold); Brock Pierce, Bitcoin Foundation board member and one of the most active investors in the bitcoin space; Matt Roszak, managing director of Chicago-based fund, Tally Partners, which invests in both the currency and in companies; Steven Waterhouse, managing partner at Pantera Capital, one of the leading investment firms in the Bitcoin sector; Jesse Powell, founder/CEO of leading global bitcoin exchange, Kraken; William Quigley, managing director, Clearstone Venture Partners; Charles Allen, CEO of BitcoinShop, the only publicly traded US company focused on Bitcoin; and Harry Yeh, managing partner of cryptocurrency trading firm, Binary Financial. 

Other speakers include Jordan Kelley, CEO of Las Vegas-based bitcoin ATM pioneer, Robocoin; Nick Sullivan, founder of Changetip and a partner in the Bitcoin Syndicate; Ryan Singer, co-founder of early bitcoin exchange, Tradehill; Brian Santos, founder/CEO of bitcoin financial services firm, eSpend; David Johnston, managing director, Decentralized Applications Fund; Jeremy Kandah, founder of Team Blockchain; and David Smith, market maven for Bitcoin Bulls. About 40 speakers will present across the two and a half days of the conference.

BitAngels will hold a concurrent event ( focusing on startups and early-stage investments, as well as social events for the 500-person global network. CoinAgenda attendees will have full access to all BitAngels sessions and events. CoinAgenda was created by Michael Terpin, chairman/co-founder of BitAngels. Terpin is also a popular speaker on Bitcoins at conferences globally and an established thought leader in the bitcoin investing sector.

CoinAgenda begins with a joint BitAngels/CoinAgenda party on Tuesday night, October 7, at 7 pm in the famed two-story suite originally designed for Hugh Hefner with an indoor/outdoor swimming pool overlooking the Las Vegas Strip high atop the Palms Fantasy Tower. Attendance is limited to 400 people, and is included with participation in either the BitAngels or CoinAgenda conferences.

The main CoinAgenda conference features two days of keynotes and specialized sessions across two tracks (cryptocurrency investment, including bitcoins, altcoins and mining; and company investment, including presentations by 20 companies, as well as tracks on Bitcoin ATMs and Bitcoin 2.0). The conference will include meals and cocktail parties throughout the event, including a special dinner on Wednesday night at the former Mike Tyson mansion made famous in the movie, The Hangover.

CoinAgenda tickets are now available for $1,500 and include all of the elements above, including the Mike Tyson dinner and all meals and drinks for two and a half days (on-site price is $2,195). BitAngels conference tickets are $297.50 (on-site price is $425), which includes admission to the company investing tracks and startup presentations and does not include the hospitality package, other than admission to the opening party. 

For more information on speaking, sponsoring or attending either conference, please contact [email protected].


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