The first d10e event of 2016 will take place at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, Feb. 17-18, marking the company’s debut in Europe.
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D10e is an international event experience that will focus on celebrating decentralization in the financial technology sector, disruptive technology and culture, the sharing economy, and the future of work.
It will feature presentations and live audience Q/As, in-depth panel discussions with two simultaneous tracks, a live exhibit with hall demonstrations, and a blockchain startup competition.
Lisa Cheng, CEO of Vanbex Group, a blockchain-specialized strategic consulting firm based in Vancouver, said, “D10e is an opportunity to meet with old friends, colleagues, and new acquaintances to talk about the latest innovations. There is no event on the planet quite like this. I simply can’t wait.”
D10e returns to San Francisco in July.
Brock Pierce, Managing Partner, Blockchain Capital
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Angel Investor Roger Ver
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Jeff Garzik, Founder, Bloq
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Toni Lane, Advisor and Co-Founder, CoinTelegraph
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Jason King is the founder of Sean’s Outpost, the largest provider of meals to the homeless in Escambia County Florida. In their first year of operations Sean’s Outpost outpaced the second largest organization feeding the homeless by over 6,000 meals. As of March 2015, Sean’s Outpost provided their 150,000th crypto-funded meal. Sean’s Outpost also operates a nine acre homeless sanctuary, Satoshi Forest — all powered by Bitcoin.
D10e, a numeronym for decentralization, is composed of members mostly based in the United States, distributed from the east to west coast. Led by CEO Tiffany Madison, d10e originated as Coin Congress. Guided by insightful advisors, they launched two successful 2014 events in Singapore and San Francisco which included 60 top professionals and 400+ attendees representing 200 companies. In September 2015, d10e launched as the first event uniting top de-centralizers and thought-leaders in the most disruptive, innovative and revolutionary industries.
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