What we're about

Meeting since May 2011, the Silicon Valley Bitcoin Meetup aims to deliver the most current trends, thought leaders and innovators helping to take Bitcoin mainstream.

Come network with developers, entrepreneurs and more while hearing from speakers representing every part of the Bitcoin ecosystem.

The number of Bitcoin users around the world is growing at a lightning pace. This Meetup Group is designed for Bitcoin users, merchants, monetary exchange dealers, developers, and consumers -- anyone who's interested in the success of the new totally anonymous digital currency called Bitcoin. Additionally, it acts as a mutual aid society, and a business networking group.

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Email organizer@svbtc.org
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Upcoming events (1)

Top crypto VCs: The battle for funding a future with unstoppable exchanges

NOTE: NEW LOCATION -- Draper University in San Mateo _____________________________________________________________ NEW: RSVP on Eventbrite: http://go.svbtc.org/eventbrite-2019-09 RSVP on Facebook: http://go.svbtc.org/facebook-2019-09 _____________________________________________________________ Prominent crypto investors converge to discuss how to unburdening Bitcoin trading from the difficulties of exchange & custodial risk/regulatory risk, and how VCs see the opportunities and pitfalls along the way toward a world of trust-minimized ownership and unstoppable trading infrastructure. George Burke is back to host our panelists of thought-leader crypto investors: - Avichal Garg (Electric Capital managing partner, Y Combinator advisor) - Will O'Brien (Ex-BitGo CEO, Blockchain Capital advisor, angel investor) - Tim Draper (Draper Venture Network, DFJ, the one and only) And a presentation by Portal CEO Dr. Chandra Duggirala and Eric Martindale (ex-Blockstream engineer strategist, Lemniscap Fund advisor) together unveil the future of sustainable, censorship-resistant crypto trading with the first zero-knowledge cross-chain atomic swaps, built into a wallet that can privately participate in Portal's decentralized liquidity pool. _____________________________________________________________ - This will be an intimate setting with a max of 100 attendees. If sold out, don't worry, there's waiting list. - FREE FOOD AND DRINKS FOR ALL (thanks to sponsors of Silicon Valley Bitcoin) _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ SCHEDULE: 5:30pm - free food and drinks 6pm - Tim Draper 6:30pm - Portal presentation - Chandra Duggirala, Eric Martindale 7pm - Fireside chat: Will O'Brien, Avichal Garg 7:40pm - 1-min lightning talks - Want to speak? Register at http://go.svbtc.org/1min-lightning-reg 7:45pm - Bye-bye _____________________________________________________________ WHO ARE OUR SPEAKERS? AVICHAL GARG: https://twitter.com/avichal https://linkedin.com/in/avichalgarg https://www.electriccapital.com ERIC MARTINDALE: https://twitter.com/martindale https://linkedin.com/in/martindale/ https://lemniscap.com WILL O'BRIEN: https://linkedin.com/in/willobrien/ https://blockchain.capital CHANDRA DUGGIRALA: https://twitter.com/csentropy https://getPORTAL.co TIM DRAPER: https://twitter.com/TimDraper https://linkedin.com/in/timothydraper/ https://drapernetwork.com GEORGE BURKE (host): https://linkedin.com/in/georgeburke https://twitter.com/geoburke _____________________________________________________________ REMEMBER: RSVP on Eventbrite: http://go.svbtc.org/eventbrite-2019-09 RSVP on Facebook: http://go.svbtc.org/facebook-2019-09 _____________________________________________________________ NOTE: NEW LOCATION -- Draper University in San Mateo

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