Explore the Business of Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Continuing the largest blockchain technology focused event series worldwide, Inside Bitcoins is heading to NYC from April 27-29, 2015. Join us at the Javits Center as the brightest minds and leading influencers in the Bitcoin 2.0 and alternative currency space come together to explore the promise of decentralized technology and the future of finance. Whether you’re a venture capitalist, lawyer, regulator, payment pioneer, or public policy expert, our agenda is designed to offer valuable insight into the latest FinTech business trends, funding models, investment strategies, next-generation payment solutions, multi-signature protocols, and blockchain-based startups.

This high energy session is a rapid-fire blitz of what’s on the horizon for Bitcoin. Join us as startups and emerging entrepreneurs in the cybercurrency space give Lightening Talks on their business strategies, their customers, their challenges, and the opportunities that lie ahead. Each selected startup will have the opportunity to speak for five minutes and pitch their Bitcoin business idea. A panel of VC judges will listen to and comment on participating startups’ business concepts, delivery and vision. The winner will receive a featured speaking slot on the agenda at an upcoming Inside Bitcoins conference as well as a complimentary consultation with an industry luminary. All conference attendees are welcome and encouraged to watch the competition unfold! Apply to be part of the competition here.

Session Topics Include

Who Should Attend?

Anyone with a vested interest in bitcoins and other virtual currencies, including:

  • Developers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Financial professionals
  • Private equity, corporate, angel, and venture capital investors
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Brick-and-mortar merchants and online retailers
  • Credit and loyalty solution providers
  • Consultants
  • Daily deal and group buying networks
  • Data and payment processors
  • Legal professionals
  • Security solution providers
  • Founders of early stage and emerging growth companies

“Bitcoin provides a decentralized and fully public way to record shifting balances. It’s unlike any previous kind of money.”

– Michael J. Casey and Paul Vigna, The Wall Street Journal

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Inside Bitcoins is a supporter of bitcoin’s ongoing technical development since July 9, 2014.