Blockchain: Beyond The Hype

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Mar 8

Blockchain: Beyond The Hype

March 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

Curious about the hype surrounding Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and Blockchain? Don’t know where to start, or how to separate the value from all the noise? Join us on Thursday, March 8th for an open panel discussion with true industry veterans and get yourself caught up on one of the most disruptive technologies in Fin-tech: programmable money.
A controversial technology, Bitcoin was quietly released in 2009 as the world’s first peer-to-peer digital currency using an innovative digital record known as the Blockchain. Now the Blockchain is the hottest buzzword in tech and has given rise to extraordinary speculation and controversy.
How will Blockchain, and the cryptocurrencies it powers, continue to evolve? What’s real and what’s simply hype?
Join four experts from four different corners of the cryptocurrency ecosystem as we discuss those very topics.
Marshall Swatt, former co-founder and CTO of Coinsetter, later sold to Kraken. He has a track record in building financial exchanges and is advisor to several ICOs and blockchain startups. Currently building a stealth blockchain startup.
Adella Toulon is a legal professional focusing on Bitcoin, the blockchain, and AML/KYC compliance. Adella works with companies from the start-up stage to exit and acquisition, and has her own entrepreneurial background in financial tech.
Douglas Carrillo is the co-founder of Bitstop, a leading Bitcoin ATM provider based out of South Florida. He is also the co-organizer of the Miami Bitcoin Hackathon which has been held annually for the past 4 years.
Ariel Deschapell is a fullstack developer and author. He has contributed to the top cryptocurrency media site Coindesk since 2014, and has since been featured in many other publications including Bitcoin Magazine.
Co-sponsors: Blockchain Education Network,, Bitcoin.Miami
See you there 🙂


March 8, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
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