- Bitwala Meetup Vol. 1 | Security: blockchain tech and startups
Welcome to the very first edition of #BitwalaMeetup, taking place on Tuesday, June 12th 2018. We are kicking off our first edition with the topic “Security: blockchain tech and startups” and have two great speakers. 1. Thomas Voegtlin, founder of the Electrum wallet - https://electrum.org Thomas is a computer scientist with a PhD in machine learning and neural networks who developed Electrum in September 2011 to provide a secure and easy to use wallet to bridge Bitcoin Core and web wallets. Thomas will talk about “Electrum's Lightning integration". 2. Benjamin Jones, Co-Founder and CTO of Bitwala - https://bitwala.com Ben is a London School of economics graduate and former startup mentor in Ghana. He saw the potential impact of bitcoin on the developing world and as an avid believer and contributor to open source, he joined Bitwala and became CTO. Ben will talk about “Security for a busy startup” Agenda: 18:00 - 18:15 : Welcome 18:15 - 18:45 : Ben Jones to present + Q&A 18:45 - 18:55 : Break 18:55 - 19:25 : Thomas Voegtlin to present + Q&A 19:25 - END : Drinks and networking Be sure to RSVP and we’ll see you there!