The Internet of Coins: An Environment for Personal Finance
Joachim de Koning and his co-founder Robert de Groot made a first appearance at Bitcoin Wednesday more than two years ago with an early demo of their idea to connect all of the world's blockchains with one network. Now, after two years of development and support from two of the country's Internet pioneers SIDN and NLnet, Joachim's team plan to launch Coinstorm a fundraising campaign for The Internet of Coins, on 21 March 2017.
Interledger: Because The World Will Never Agree on One Blockchain
Evan Schwartz is a co-inventor of the Interledger Protocol (ILP) and the Managing Director of Ripple’s European Research and Development division based in Luxembourg. He will explain how Interledger uses an open architecture to enable payments and micropayments across different types of blockchains and other ledgers.
Cosmos: The Network of Blockchains
Brian Fabian Crain is COO of Tendermint and co-host of the Epicenter blockchain podcast. He will talk about the upcoming fundraising campaign for Cosmos, a new network based on Tendermint that aims to make blockchains interoperable.
Ruben De Vries: Tech Lead for Bitmain Technologies
Ruben De Vries is currently Tech Lead for Chinese bitcoin mining giant Bitmain. He will give a quick intro to Bitmain's role as a new sponsor of Bitcoin Wednesday.