Future of Bitcoin expert panel

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SHEPPARD MULLIN 379 Lytton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 2017 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM

Got a Bitcoin startup? Book a demo table & get a video of your 3min pitch!

Join us for a panel of experts on the future for Bitcoin.

Morgan Rockwell is the CEO of Bitcoin Inc a company that builds products and services that utilize Bitcoin. Morgan works to bring Bitcoin to the world daily via many companies, products, partnerships, as well as his endurance from bitcoins birth through the ups & downs until today. Bitcoin has so much potential from it’s development, it’s use & it’s value. Morgan acts on a self prescribed responsibility to be a good representative of Bitcoin in the United States so Bitcoin has a human voice able to lead, educate, develop & bring Bitcoin into places no one ever expected it to go.

Steve Beauregard was the Founder and former CEO of leading blockchain payment processor GoCoin. Steve recently joined Bloq as Chief Revenue Officer to bring distributed blockchain financial products to large enterprise customers and gov’t agencies worldwide. Prior to GoCoin, Steve ran an innovative enterprise software firm introducing new efficiencies through mobile and eCommerce applications. In recent years Steve has delivered keynote speeches at blockchain events worldwide and has spoken at top universities and corporations on cryptocurrencies and mobile solutions.

Charlie Lee is the creator of Litecoin, the most popular alternative currency to Bitcoin. He was previously Director of Engineering at Coinbase, the most popular crypto-currency wallet and exchange. Prior to joining Coinbase, he spent 6 years at Google working on YouTube Mobile, Chrome OS, and the Google Play Games platform. Charlie earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in electrical engineering and computer science from M.I.T.

Michael Terpin co-founded BitAngels (www.bitangels.co), the world’s first angel network for digital currency startups, in May, 2013, and now serves as its chairman. The distributed angel network currently has more than 600 members, and it has made more than 25 investments in bitcoin and cryptocurrency companies with two exits and several follow-on rounds. Terpin is also co-founder and managing partner of bCommerce Labs (www.bcommercelabs.com), the first technology incubator fund focused on e-commerce companies for bitcoin and the blockchain, and a partner at Flight VC, where he started the AngelList Bitcoin Syndicate with legendary super-angel Gil Penchina.

Margaux Avedisian, VP of Transform PR, Host of Burning Bridges with Margaux, Blockchain Entrepreneur & Comedian. Recently featured in the WSJ, New York based Margaux Avedisian is a publicist, entrepreneur, and advisor in the Bitcoin and Blockchain industry. Margaux is currently EVP at Transform PR, the leading blockchain public relations firm which has represented more than 100 blockchain companies and over 30 ICOs including Ethereum, Augur, Golem, Maidsafe, Gnosis and Unikoin. Prior to joining Transform PR, Margaux cofounded MonetaGo (a blockchain value transfer company) and Tradehill (the first Bitcoin exchange in America) as well as AlphaPoint. She was featured in the documentary “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” and serves as an advisor to blockchain companies like Augmate. She is also a standup comedian.

MODERATOR: Mark Albertson is an experienced Silicon Valley journalist whose stories have been regularly published for the San Francisco Examiner, Blasting News, and CBS-Bay Area. His coverage of the technology industry made him the Examiner’s top-ranked tech reporter for 2016 in 244 markets across the United States. He is also an experienced video and TV producer, having created Tech Closeup, a nationally syndicated program on technology that aired on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliate stations over the course of four years.

Got a Bitcoin startup? Book a demo table & get a video of your 3min pitch!

6:30pm to 7:00pm Networking

7:00pm to 8:00pm Panel

8:00pm to 8:30pm Bitcoin Startup Demo Pitches/Networking

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