Boston QWAFAFEW Meeting: Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 Cryptocurrency Night

Next Boston QWAFAFEW Meeting: Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014

Cryptocurrency Night

Time: 6:15 PM sharpe
3rd Floor of the Tennis & Racquet Club, 939 Boylston Street


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What is Bitcoin?

A QWAFAFEW discussion arranged by Paul Huibers and led by:

James D’Angelo


This is an introductory talk on Bitcoin, looking particularly at the genesis and development of the idea amidst the 2008 financial crisis and the history of digital currencies in general.  Questions may include pricing models, derivatives, strategy, arbitrage, asset classes, etc, etc, etc…


James D’Angelo Co-Founder & Host, World Bitcoin Network. James D’Angelo is the founder and host of World Bitcoin Network, a news & educational channel focusing on all things Bitcoin. He has a Masters in Electrical Engineering and worked as a design engineer for NASA in the 1990s developing electronics for the highly successful WIND spacecraft. Since then, he has worked as an environmentalist in over a dozen countries around the world, particularly Gabon and Kenya, and is fluent in five languages. Personally he is investigating the possible use of the block chain as a tool to curb carbon emissions..

Bonus Attraction!

Sri Krishnamurthy has arranged for Chris Yim and LibertyTeller to demo their Bitcoin ATM.  This will allow you to experiment with sending/receiving Bitcoin.

If you would like to set up your own digital wallet on your phone before the meeting, please download the Blockchain app for the iPhone, or the Mycelium app for Android.  With this wallet you will be able to send and receive Bitcoin.

Last but not least:

Pay your QWAFAFEW guest fee or dues in Bitcoin!  Send us Bitcoin, our address is:

  • ·       153GtwqHHxdHaTh8i1SC1UmZUuFpXN6wye

Please send a separate email identifying your anonymous payment.

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All annual dues ($150) should be paid to Boston QWAFAFEW by credit card or check.

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Executive Management Associates

12 Academy Avenue

Atkinson, NH  03811

Please RSVP for all meetings you plan to attend:

Guests who do not RSVP may have to wait to enter the meeting, due to space constraints (capacity=100, BFD).

Guest fees ($30) can be paid through EMA (check or PayPal, bring receipt) or bitcoin (at address above). We still allow walk-ins (space permitting). The $30 guest fee can be paid by bitcoin, cash or check at the door, no credit cards at the meeting.

As always, if you have names or discussion topics, please forward them to any member of the Steerage Committee

Questions, comments:

Steerage Committee

Max Arai

Hugh Crowther (Treasurer)

Dan diBartolomeo

Steve Gaudette

Mark Kritzman

John Minahan

Donna Cool Murphy (Dinners)

Larry Pohlman

Dan Potter

Dan Rie

Evan Schulman

Michael Wilcox

The members of the Steerage Committee are responsible for coordinating the program content.

Program suggestions from members are always welcome..

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