July 9-10, 2014 • Melbourne Register Today!

Speakers

Jonathan Briasco Director, Vennd Having taken an interest in business from a very young age, vennd.io is the second company Jonathan has headed up. He possesses a broad skill set covering project management, business development, operations management, customer care, and copywriting, though his roots are in IT support. That experience has cultivated a strong focus on powering through obstacles and achieving results.
July 10 | 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm The Future of Decentralized Exchange and Cross-Blockchain Transactions
James Canning Webmaster, Bitcoin Betting Guide James Canning is a bitcoin gambling expert and webmaster of the Bitcoin Betting Guide. Launched in 2013 the Bitcoin Betting Guide is a leading source of information for bitcoin gamblers. James has worked at multiple online gambling agencies in Australia and internationally as well as being a professional sports bettor. James has an in-depth understanding of the unique attributes and incredible potential for bitcoin gambling from a customer, operator and technical perspective.
July 9 | 10:45 am - 11:30 am Bitcoin: The Future of Gambling
Domenic Carosa Co-Founder and Chairman, Future Capital Bitcoin Fund & CEO, Dominet Digital Domenic Carosa is the co-founder and Chairman of the Future Capital Bitcoin Fund and CEO of technology investment company Dominet Digital Corporation. Prior to this he co-founded destra Corporation in 1993, when he was in his late teens and then listed it on the Australian Stock Exchange in May 2000. At the time, Domenic was the youngest CEO of a public-listed company in Australia. Domenic is also co-founder of several Bitcoin ventures including BitcoinCloudMining.com and BuyaBitcoin.com.au. Domenic is the past Chairman of the Internet Industry Association and holds a Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Swinburne University.
July 9 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Bitcoin Ecosystem Investing: Do's and Dont's
Abe Cofnas President, Quicksilver Concept Abe Cofnas is President of Quicksilver Concept Inc., a trading algorithm and training company focused on developing alerts for traders that use fundamental, sentiment, and technical signals in innovative ways. The company has developed an innovative trading and training platform that provides fast-track learning on how to trade and is developing a Bitcoin Trading Team technology and AP. Cofnas is a leader in training trading focused on currencies, and sentiment analysis and is a published author.
July 10 | 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Trading Bitcoin: Strategies and Tactics
Matthew Cridland Partner, DLA Piper Australia Matthew is a GST Partner at global law firm DLA Piper. He has advised on GST issues for more than 14 years. In addition to providing advice on complex transactions, he also assists clients manage GST audits and disputes, including acting on GST litigation matters. Matthew holds degrees in both Commerce and Law. He also has a Master of Laws degree from the University of Sydney. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a member of the GST committees for the Property Council of Australia and the Financial Services Council.
July 10 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote: Australia: GST and Bitcoin
Will Dayble Director, Squareweave Molotovs flung, keynotes spoken and industries disrupted, all for social impact. Will’s serial entrepreneurship includes Squareweave, an agency that helps change-makers go digital; Grace Cafe, making fine coffee and kind food; Clarity.io, measuring and rewarding social impact; and The Fitzroy Academy of Getting Shit Done, teaching Australians to solve problems that don't exist yet. Digitally Will is on a few advisory boards, speaks internationally, and is a featured writer across various mediums. Client include folks like the Centre for Workplace Leadership, The Climate Council, Commonwealth Bank and a slew of not for profits. In his spare time, Will doesn't have any.
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Chris Deckert Co-Founder and CEO, PayMeDC PayMeDC has developed point of sale terminals capable of accepting, buying and selling digital currencies. PayMeDC’s focus is on seamless interaction between those who want to spend digital currency and those who want to accept it. PayMeDC has a patent for biometric authentication of digital currency transactions at the point of sale. Chris’s focus is adding layers on the Bitcoin network to allow mainstream adoption. Chris comes with a Technical Director background in the broadcasting industry with significant experience working with major clients such as Foxtel, Nine Network, and Seven Network.
July 9 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Startup Pitch/Competition
Robby Dermody Founder, Xnova Robby has over 18 years of professional experience in the technology field, spanning software design and development, systems administration, and entrepreneurship. He has architected and created software that is in use, or sold by organizations such as Cisco, Nestle Waters, Samsung, and the US FAA. He owns a 20+ person technology company that builds and maintains enterprise contact centers. Robby is the lead developer of Counterwallet, a deterministic web wallet for Counterparty. He became involved in Bitcoin in early 2013, drawn to it based both on the nature of the technology itself, as well as the polarizing reactions it generated with both the media, and individuals.
Nicholas Gruen Founder & CEO of Lateral Economics & Chairman of the Australian Centre for Social Innovation Nicholas Gruen is a widely published policy economist, entrepreneur and commentator on our economy and society and innovation. He is currently CEO of Lateral Economics and Chair of the Australian Government’s Innovation Australia Board, the Australian Centre for Social Innovation, Deakin University’s Arts Participation Incubator and the Open Knowledge Foundation (Australia). Nicholas is Patron of the Australian Digital Alliance, which brings together Australia’s libraries, universities, and major providers of digital infrastructure such as Google and Yahoo. He is also a Council Member of the National Library of Australia. Prior to that, Nicholas was a founding shareholder and Chairman of successful San Francisco based startup, data analytics crowdsourcing platform Kaggle.com. He is also an investor in numerous other startups in Australia and the US. He has advised Cabinet Ministers, sat on Australia’s Productivity Commission and founded Lateral Economics and Peach Financial. Nicholas has had regular columns in the Courier Mail, the Australian Financial Review, the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald and has published numerous essays on political, economic and cultural matters several of which have been published in annual “Best Essays” anthologies. He was a member of a major review into Australia’s Innovation System in 2008, a review of Pharmaceutical patent extensions in 2013. In 2009, he chaired Australia’s internationally acclaimed Government 2.0 Taskforce. He has a BA (Hons - First Class) in History (1981) a Graduate Diploma in economics and a PhD from the ANU (1998), and an LLB (Hons) from the University of Melbourne (1982).
July 9 | 9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening Keynote: Bitcoin: a Public Good Privately Provided
Chris Guzowski Founder & CEO, ABA Technology Chris Guzowski is the founder and CEO of ABA Technology, operator of Bitcoin ATMs in Australia. Chris has been a private investor in a wide range of businesses since 2006. His investment company, Quadace Investments Limited, has interests in Energy, Water, Hospitality, IT and Bitcoin related businesses in Europe and Australia. Chris has focused on bitcoin related investments since 2013, confident that the technology will disrupt the conventional finance and payment industries.
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Mark Hergott Co-Founder & Chief Operating Office, Coinarch Mark is a co-founder and the COO of Coinarch, an online platform offering innovative trading solutions for Bitcoin. He has a diverse background including engineering, consulting and project management with a recent focus on financial markets having worked as an exotic derivatives trader for investment banks in Hong Kong and Australia. Mark is passionate about start ups and is excited by Coinarch's recent public launch and upcoming product pipeline.
July 9 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am A Startup Perspective: Building a Trading Platform from Scratch
Jeremy Lam Creator, Vennd Jeremy is an independent information systems consultant in the investment banking industry and specializes in the integration and configuration of interest rate and credit derivatives.. He has worked in investment banks in Tokyo, Europe, Singapore and Australia. Currently, Jeremy works on regulatory reform projects which requires understanding of the front-to-back business processes, regulatory landscape and the underlying information systems.
July 10 | 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm The Future of Decentralized Exchange and Cross-Blockchain Transactions
Sam Lee Co-Owner, Millennius and Bitcoins Reserve Sam first heard about bitcoins from the developers that are part of his project team, wearing his Bitcoin hat with pride, His first foray into cryptocurrency was in June 2013, by convincing his business partner to accept Bitcoins and Litecoins at www.millennius.com, a consumer electronics e-store. This over the next 6 months generated with minimal promotion $120000 worth of bitcoin/litecoin orders from a new global audience whilst incurring 0% fraud. Thus demonstrating the technologies potential to rival existing banking and payment infrastructure. Through this experience, he is well positioned to advise other businesses on the benefits and pitfalls and to help on-board them in accepting Bitcoins for their product / services. In October 2013, after observing marketplace inefficiencies, Sam started Bitcoins Reserve, a Hong Kong based Arbitrage fund that undertakes high frequency semi-automated trading between major reputable Bitcoin exchanges to capitalise differentials in pricing, with the goal of generating a cash on cash return for investors. Most recently, the fund has posted an 11% gain for the month of February, a month which saw price of Bitcoins plummet from $812 USD to $551 USD, a 32% loss.
July 9 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Bitcoin Ecosystem Investing: Do's and Dont's
July 10 | 10:45 am - 11:30 am Statistical Arbitrage: Embrace and Profit from Bitcoin Volatility
Scott Li Co-Founder, helloblock.io & Creator, TipperCoin & Sparecoins Scott is the Co-Founder of helloblock.io - a Backend as a Service for emerging Bitcoin Companies. Previous ly, Scott has built many open source Bitcoin projects such as Tippercoin.com - a services which allows you to send Bitcoins over Twittercoin, and sparecoins.io - a Chrome extension Bitcoin wallet. Scott is also a Entrepreneurial fellow at the University of Melbourne and studied a Bachelor of Laws.
July 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm New Ideas in Bitcoin
Stephan Livera Author, Peace and Markets Blog Stephan is a free market libertarian bitcoin enthusiast/evangelist, blogger, investor and speaker who is interested in technology.
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Juan Llanos EVP of Strategic Partnerships & Chief Transparency Officer, Bitreserve.org Juan is EVP of Strategic Partnerships and Chief Transparency Officer at Bitreserve.org, a cloud-based payment network that allows members to remove bitcoin’s volatility and merchants to receive payments at zero cost. He co-founded, and until recently was the EVP and Compliance Officer of Unidos Financial Services, Inc., an innovative financial services and technology provider catering to merchants and under-banked end consumers in the USA and Latin America. He is responsible for the formulation and execution of the company’s technology strategy, as well as its AML and compliance risk management infrastructure. Previously, he was Chief Compliance Officer of Remesas Quisqueyana, Inc. in New York City. He is a member of the Bitcoin Foundation's Regulatory Affairs and Education Committees, Co-Chair of DATA’s AML Working Group, writes about risk and virtual currencies in his blog (ContrarianCompliance.com), is an advisor and board member at various crypto-currency and technology start-ups. A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist since 2003, Juan has over a decade’s experience of building and managing AML/CFT and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions, including Canada, Italy, the United States and Spain, and is recognized as a pioneer in the development of compliance and risk management best practices for the money transfer industry.
July 9 | 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Bitcoin and Anti-Money Laundering Regulation: Strategies for Successful Compliance and Government Relations
Nhial Majok Founder, TagPesa Nhial is an IT Professional whose curiosity led him onto Bitcoin in early 2013. He has worked in various companies in IT over the last 8 years and gained a tremendous respect for the pace of change inherent in this industry. Having seen the political effects of insecurity while growing up and before migrating to Australia years later, he believes Bitcoin has something to offer the world that is not easily corruptible. A veteran of various remittance services, he has no doubt that Bitcoin is a game changer for the poor should the technology be allowed to flourish. He spends his spare time outside his working hours on his startup, TagPesa (www.tagpesa.com) with the aim of providing a marketplace and remittance platform for Bitcoin in East Africa.
July 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm New Ideas in Bitcoin
Oleg Mazonka, PhD Technical Director, HASQ Technology Pty Ltd Oleg is the technical director at HASQ Technology Pty Ltd. The company is currently working on a product prototype implementing register service for the secure transfer of digital objects. He worked as a scientist, software engineer and software architect in companies like Codan, Motorola, and in the government sector. Oleg has a doctorate in theoretical physics. He has published a number of papers in areas of nuclear physics, statistical mechanics, computer science, analytic geometry, probability theory and cryptography.
July 9 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Startup/Pitch Competition
Michael Nelson Managing Director, DC POS Mike has been involved in business technologies since 1995, working on web start ups and technology integration businesses. Mike is a passionate advocate of bitcoin, and is working hard to strengthen its future by creating human friendly applications of the technology. Mike is focussing on alignment with quality standards with DC POS, leading the maturation of bitcoin technologies to robust commercial systems.
July 10 | 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Bitcoin in the City: Facilitating Over-the-Counter Bitcoin Transactions
Chris Odom Co-Founder & CTO, Monetas Chris Odom is Co-Founder and CTO of Monetas, the world’s first decentralized system for financial and legal transactions, and the creator of the Open-Transactions digital finance suite that Monetas is based on. Open-Transactions features industry-leading innovations that solve critical problems in digital finance, and addresses urgent needs in the Bitcoin economy. Chris’ eighteen-year software career has encompassed coding and managing enterprise software development projects for leading US and foreign multinationals. He is experienced in a wide range of languages, platforms, and applications, and has deep experience in cross-platform high-security cryptographic applications and as system architect.
Stewart Quealy Director of Content, Events/Conference, Mediabistro Stewart joined the Mediabistro team in 2010 and currently curates the Inside 3D Printing and Inside Bitcoins conferences. Previously, he played a leadership role in running the Search Engine Strategies (SES) trade shows as part of the original content team at Incisive Media. Prior to that, Stewart worked with Jupitermedia and was responsible for launching emerging technology and digital marketing events such as Nanotech Planet, Plug.IN, Game Market Watch, Enterprise Linux Forum, Digital Rights Management Strategies and ClickZ Online Video Advertising. Stewart has also worked closely with the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF), the Object Management Group (OMG), the Bitcoin Association, and SemanticWeb.com.
July 9 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Bitcoin Ecosystem Investing: Do's and Dont's
Danny Ritterman Technical Director, Bitfash.com Danny Ritterman is a web developer, an entrepreneur and the Technical Director of Bitfash.com. Bitfash.com acts as a marketplace of fashion brands where buyers can use their bitcoins as payment. Having built the bitfash.com infrastructure from the ground up, Danny is responsible for the integration of existing e-commerce retailers into the Bitfash marketplace. Thus far, retailers that do not support bitcoins have been closed to the community; Bitfash bridges that gap, creating opportunities for Bitcoin adopters to use their funds for real-world, every day buys.
July 9 | 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Accepting Bitcoin Payments on Existing eCommerce Site
Rui Rodrigues Investment Manager, Tank Stream Ventures Rui is Tank Stream Ventures’ Investment Manager and works closely with the Investment Committee. Rui worked for a London-based Venture Capital fund where he started investing in Technology, continuing after that as an Angel Investor and venture consultant in Europe and Australia. Rui has occupied a Director position with a Technology R&D centre and was until recently mentoring startups at a Sydney based business accelerator. He has worked for 7 years in Formula One as a Team Manager and won two Formula 1 World Championships with his team. He brings F1’s strategy, processes and attention to detail to the management of Tank Stream Ventures. Rui holds a London Business School MBA and two engineering degrees. He has always been passionate about technology, likes to work with crazy entrepreneurs and contribute to change the world through Tech.
July 9 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Bitcoin Ecosystem Investing: Do's and Dont's
Niki Scevak Managing Director, Blackbird Ventures Niki Scevak is a Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures. Before Blackbird Ventures, he founded Startmate, one of Australia’s pre-eminent incubators. Startmate is a mentor-driven seed fund based in Sydney that has invested in 21 startups, including Grabble which sold to Walmart Labs. Prior to that, Niki founded Homethinking, a US-based online real estate site which helps home owners choose a selling real estate agent by ranking agents on their sales history and customer reviews. He was awarded a cooperative scholarship to study Business Information Technology at the University of New South Wales, graduating with distinction.
July 9 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Bitcoin Ecosystem Investing: Do's and Dont's
Asher Tan Co-founder & CEO, CoinJar Asher has a background in economics, formerly providing analysis to leading business magazines on company financial performance and the wider economy. He leads CoinJar - a successful AngelCube alumnus and Australia's favorite bitcoin company.
July 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm New Ideas in Bitcoin
July 10 | 9:30 am - 10:15 am Advancing Consumer Finance with the Blockchain
Kitten Tofu Co-Founder & Software Engineer, eudemonia.io Kitten works in research and development at Eudemonia where he currently spends the majority of his time implementing a proof of concept for an upcoming trustless decentralized exchange protocol. The focus of the company is in investigating alternative uses of blockchain technology, as well as offering training in all things cryptocurrency.
July 10 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Altcoins and Decentralized Applications (DApps)
Leo Treasure BitRocket Avid Bitcoin advocate and proponent of technology. Been around the block(chain) since early 2011. Invests in crypto-mining companies and Bitcoin services (BitRocket). Makes music when not reading the Bitcoin news. Individual member of Bitcoin Australia Association and life time member of the Bitcoin Foundation.
July 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm New Ideas in Bitcoin
Zhenya Tsvetnenko Founder & Chairman, digitalBTC Zhenya Tsvetnenko, is a software engineer who achieved success in pioneering SMS gateway technology to market premium mobile messaging services. A passionate computing enthusiast, Zhenya was writing computer code at the age of seven, he mastered Assembly Language at 12 and wrote his own version of the language before moving onto C++ and into.Net in 2004. His entrepreneurial spirit surfaced when, as an engineering and electronics student at the University of Western Australia, he started a business doing Russian – English translations. At 25, while working at Power Business Systems, Zhenya dedicated his evenings to developing and programming SMS gateway technology and mastering Google Adwords. Working alone from his bedroom in his modest Canningvale home, Zhenya drew on a diverse set of technical and communication skills as well as judicious use of timing to set a thriving multi-national business. Starting with an advertising spend of only $200 per month in 2006, Zhenya’s business grew to result in a $2 million advertising spend per month within 18 months with no external investments. Zhenya’s Google Adwords campaign grew to deliver 22 billion views of ads through Google Adwords in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. In 2009, Zhenya made his debut on the BRW Young Rich List which estimated his wealth at $107 million. Zhenya’s group of companies continues to service high global demand for mobile premium message services including data, music, games and news. The national winner of the prestigious Ernst and Young, Entrepreneur of The Year 2010 young category, and the Western Australian Business News 40 under 40 awards 2011, Zhenya enjoys using his strengths in the online field to catapult other businesses to success and encourages talented young people to pursue their dreams. Zhenya founded digitalBTC and will remain active as Chairman of the Board providing overall strategy and new product development. Zhenya is enthusiastic and excited on what the future holds for digitalBTC and how digitalBTC will shape the future of global digital currencies.
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Rob Wilson CEO, BitScan Rob Wilson built his executive credentials in the military where he gained extensive front-line command experience. He has studied, taught and operated extensively in the strategic environment. A self-taught financial trader, he is an experienced market technician and qualified Commodities Trading Adviser (CTA), who has successfully managed client money, lectured extensively and published a plethora of written and multi-media instructional material on proprietary trading. As CEO BitScan, his primary focus is on product and business development.
Leon-Gerard Vandenberg, PEng MBA Entrepreneur Leon-Gerard Vandenberg has a deep sector expertise in Defence/Technology development, fund raising and commercialization. Over 25 years ago, Leon started in the assessment & grooming of various technologies trickled down from defense & university research that was challenging to be commercialized in a variety of industry & early adopters. Eventually, many of the products or services were re-packaged and found their way to public use, such as IEEE’s early standards that became WiFi. Leon and team devised a number of security methods for independent Authentication on Mobile Phones using SIMs and Smart Cards known as VSIM - virtual SIM. Leon was also CTO/Co-founder for a company that launched USA's NavyCash smartcard scheme backed by US Treasury as a form of a closed eCurrency system, just over 13 years ago. Working now on Virtual SIM concepts for Identity and Blockchain technologies. His experience and pedigree bodes well for solutions across the burgeoning Bitcoin industries & Ecosystems.
July 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm New Ideas in Bitcoin
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Michael Wallis-Brown Chief Commercial Office, Guvera & CEO/Founder, Tapp Tribe Michael Wallis-Brown is one of the preeminent thought leaders in the mobile technology and internet sectors. He has global expertise and significant experience gained from a career spanning 20+ years with some of the biggest names around, including IBM Software Group and Nokia. He has a global perspective but also with a specialist focus on Asia and emerging markets. Michael spent 12 years in a variety of leadership positions with Nokia Mobile Phones and IBM Software Group. Michael spent 3 years in Espoo, Finland heading up the emerging global Internet Services Organisation for Nokia’s Multimedia Business Group. It was in this role, Michael was part of the team that successfully launched the Internet Tablet category of products and services which established the next generation of converged digital consumer and E-commerce experiences e.g. Mobile Commerce, Digital Music and Location Based Services for Nokia Multimedia.
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Jason Williams President, Bitcoin Australia Jason has been passionate about IT from a young age and has been involved with emerging technologies from early stages including the roll out of cable internet in Australia. He believes Bitcoin is a technology set to revolutionize the world and is ardent in his desire for it to grow and mature into an everyday technology for everybody. With a career spanning 20 years, he brings experience from the banking and ISP sectors (both in Australia and from Europe) to the Bitcoin Association of Australia.
July 10 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Moving Bitcoin Forward: Bringing Trust, Legitimacy and Transparency to the Market
Dr. Craig S. Wright Chief Executive Officer, HotwirePE Dr. Craig Wright has been involved with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies since 2009. He is a lecturer and researcher at Charles Sturt University and vice –president of CSCSS (Centre for Strategic Cyberspace and Security Science) with a focus on collaborating government bodies in securing cyber systems. With over 20 years of IT related experience, he is a sought-after public speaker both locally and internationally, training Australian government and corporate departments in SCADA Security, Cyber Warfare and Cyber Defence, while also presenting his latest research findings at academic conferences. He is currently working with The Australia government towards regulation and acceptance of virtual currencies. In addition to his security engagements, Craig has also authored many IT security related articles and books, as well as being involved with designing the architecture for the world's first online casino (Lasseter's) and the systems that protected the Australian Stock Exchange. Dr. Wright holds the following industry certifications, GSE CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCE, GCFA, GLEG, GREM and GSPA. He has numerous degrees in various fields including a Master’s degree in Statistics, and a Master’s Degree in Law specialising in International Commercial Law. Craig has just completed his second doctorate, a PhD on the Quantification of Information Systems Risk.
July 9 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm New Ideas in Bitcoin
Josh Zerlan Operations Manager, Butterfly Labs As Butterfly Lab's Operations Manager, Mr. Zerlan is responsible for operations within Butterfly Labs, as well as long term product evolution and development. Mr. Zerlan has an excellent track record of identifying industry trends,capitalizing on upcoming product and service vacuums that will present an excellent opportunity for fast, nimble start ups to fill. Mr. Zerlan designed, built and deployed one of the most recognized Bitcoin mining pools. He has also operated a successful ISP for over a decade. He has held roles as diverse as IT, banking system administration, network & system architect, database administration, hardware development and medical robotics and image guidance. Mr. Zerlan is an Army Veteran, having served during Desert Shield and Desert Storm as a Korean linguist in the 1990's and holds degrees in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science and Liberal Arts.
July 10 | 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Mining for the Future: What Bitcoin Businesses Need to Know

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