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A Digital Currencies 101 for the Social Sector

Decentralized digital currencies such as bitcoin and litecoin are a disruptive technology that are re-shaping the international financial sector. This session will introduce this technology and explore how the non-profit and social sector should approach incorporating it into their day to day activities.

Scott Nelson ( founded Communicopia, one of Canada's first web companies, in 1993 and has made a career of helping the progressive sector adopt and use innovative technology. A staunch advocate of open technologies he became involved in digital currencies in 2010 and has helped numerous organizations benefit from it. 




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  • NetSquared

    June 11, 2014

  • NetSquared

    Here's Scott's slide deck. Video coming tomorrow.

    1 · June 11, 2014

  • Helen E.

    FANTASTIC meetup, thanks so much for putting this on! Can you post the web links that were mentioned during the presentation? Specifically the one where you can view graphs of the values of all the different coins.

    1 · June 11, 2014

    • Dreffed

      We'll have a storify out soon, also check twitter for #net2van and #bitcoin @dreffed

      1 · June 11, 2014

  • Lindsay B.

    Great presentation, appreciated all the Q & A time!

    1 · June 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great presentation.... generated many ideas on application for social sector

    2 · June 10, 2014

  • Helen E.

    Does the presentation start at 5:30? Or is there socializing time first and then presentation later?

    June 10, 2014

    • NetSquared

      Doors and socializing at 5:30pm. The formal presentation begins at 6:00pm sharp. :-)

      June 10, 2014

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