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Apr 30 “Introduction to BitCoin”

Published on Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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The UBC MBA Entrepreneur group is hosting an event to the e@UBC community called ‘Introduction to BitCoin’. Cost to attend is $10 and includes two drinks.

Introduction to BitCoin

April 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Launch Academy at #300 – 128 W Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

An introduction to eCurrency, including history, trading, wallet overview and security, regulations, protocols and projections.

Facilitated by Fredrick Heartline. Freddy is a veteran of the Vancouver technology scene who is spearheading the launch of Decentral, a cryto-incubator geared at providing a space for cryptography based startups. Freddy is also the CEO of CarSurfing, a ridesharing company aimed at connecting festival goers to share a ride.

Frederick is joined by:

  • Mitchell Watford from Lost + Found Cafe – pros and cons of accepting bitcoin
  • Piotr Piasecki – Masters Thesis writer on Bitcoin, knowledge asset – will discuss his thesis and what he gathered from that process
  • Manie Eagar – Venture Capitalist, Director – Bitcoin Alliance of Canada, high-level political asset – will discuss global economic ramifications, projections and regulation issues
  • Esther Tung – Bitcoin Co-op Member, SFU Bitcoin Club Director of Communications – will lead the group through opening and securing wallet

Register at https://www.picatic.com/event13980039958715.