Consensus 2015: Digital Gold and Wences Casares in the Spotlight

Consensus 2015: Digital Gold and Wences Casares in the Spotlight

Two Consensus 2015 speakers, Nathaniel Popper and Wences Casares, are in the spotlight this week, mainly because of Popper's new book. We're also announcing the addition of Hernán Botbol, a co-founder of the hugely popular Argentinian social network, Taringa! Digital Gold, the book that takes a long, unflinching look at the individuals behind the rise of bitcoin, hit the shelves this week. We published an extract from Digital Gold detailing the inner workings of Charlie Shrem's BitInstant, which was a high-flying bitcoin startup with funding from the Winklevoss twins - until it all came....

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