March Meetup

Join us for lively conversation, opportunities to trade, and an engaging talk.

Mike Yeung is flying in from Vancouver to offer his insights on bitcoin.  His vision is to break the complexities of Bitcoin down into accessible parts.  Mike is the Founder & President of the Simon Fraser Bitcoin Club, and is sits on the board of The Bitcoin Co-Op.

Want to help Mike & Esther with their expenses in Texas?  Watch their video & donate here:

Want to support our meetup with digital currency? Donate bitcoin at this wallet address: 


We are actively looking for sponsors to help us provide food and drinks to the attendees.  If you're interested in becoming a monthly or quarterly sponsor, contact us!

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  • Micah S.

    I showed photos from two meetups I visited in SF - see the photos and the post from those events here -

    1 · March 3

  • Micah S. is a Decentralized, Trustless, Anonymous and Open Bitcoin Mixer

    March 3

  • Micah S.

    Connecting BitCoin transactions and their legacy to external identities and attributes. For people and things building stuff with Bitcoin as infrastructure. /

    March 3

  • Micah S. is a project from our own James Duchenne

    March 3

  • Micah S.

    'dogecoin got us here' Esther & Mike on crowdfunding

    March 3

  • Micah S.

    Simon Fraser raised $1400 CAD for schools in Uganda with bitcoin donations

    March 3

  • Micah S.

    coinfeet - a market for finding goods you can buy with bitcoin

    March 3

  • Micah S.

    hi Esther - I had a nice experience buying a Nexus 7 from

    March 3

  • Adam

    Is anyone participating in the BitHack?

    If not, let's make something in the next 2 weeks.
    Who's in?

    2 · February 27, 2014

  • Blake

    Does anyone know why nobody has been able to offer insurance on bitcoin deposits into wallets, like the FDIC?

    1 · February 17, 2014

    • Kevin M.

      Great posts.

      February 17, 2014

    • Robert D.

      There's a big push by the market to regulate itself with regards to bitcoin holdings, and I think this may happen before the regulators step in. There's a distinction between insuring fiat money (legal tender) from exchanges and insuring bitcoin holdings. The former is likely to be through regulation of exchanges as MSBs. It looks like the latter is going to be through customers demanding (1) visibility of public reserves and (2) contributing insurance funds from the marketplace (free market dynamics at its best). The FDIC model is unlikely to apply to bitcoin holdings - FDIC has about a few % of coverage for deposits in the US, the rest is on the shoulders of US tax payers from the Fed. Because you can't create bitcoin out of gov bonds, it is unlikely this model can work. There's a great discussion on this by Andreas Antonopoulos in The Bitcoin Group #17.

      2 · February 18, 2014

  • Mike Y.

    Does anyone in Houston want to let me and my friend crash for a day? We can sleep on your couch.

    2 · January 28, 2014

    • Micah S.

      good question - we'll confer and find the best couch.

      1 · February 9, 2014

  • Kevin M.

    FYI, Tx bitcoin conference on Wednesday and thursday are expecting a very large crowd. We would love volunteers from Houston so let me know if youd like to be a volunteer .

    February 1, 2014

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