CoinSummit London 2014: Live Video Stream and Agenda

CoinDesk will be covering CoinSummit London in full. View the agenda and live tweets right here.

Jul 9, 2014 at 3:53 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 11, 2021 at 10:57 a.m. UTC

The CoinDesk team will be covering CoinSummit London over the next two days, so stay tuned for daily updates from the conference's key speakers and panels.

Invitation-only tickets for the event are still available, but there will be no sales on the door. If you’re not able to attend, don't worry – you can follow all the action live on CoinDesk’s Twitter feed (@CoinDesk) and via the CoinSummit Live Stream (below).

To find out more about the speakers involved, alongside CoinSummits 'startup showcase' winners click here.

CoinSummit London 2014 Highlights

CoinSummit live video stream

The livestream for the conference can be found here.

CoinSummit live tweets


CoinSummit London 2014 agenda

Day 1: Thursday, 10th July, 2014

8:30 – 9:30

Registration and coffee

9:30 – 9:45

Opening remarks and greetings

Speaker: Pamir Gelenbe, CoinSummit.

9:45 – 10:00

The Future is Ours

Speaker: Roger Ver, angel investor.

10:00 – 10:20

Speaker: Garrick Hileman, CoinDesk.

10:20 – 11:00

Panel sessions: VC Investment Opportunities in the Bitcoin Space

Panellists: Barend van den Brande, Hummingbird Ventures; Jan Hammer, Index Ventures; Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund; Steve Waterhouse, Pantera Capital.

Moderator: Stephanie Baker, Bloomberg.

11:00 – 11:20

Coffee and networking

11:20 – 12:00

Panel session: Integrating Bitcoin with the Financial Services Industry

Panellists: Avish Bhama, Vaurum; Matthias Kröner, Fidor Bank; Tim Parsa, Bitreserve.org.

Moderator: Eddie George, NewFinance.

12:00 – 12:40

Panel session: Bitcoin Derivatives Markets – Where Next?

Panellists: Aleksey Bragin, Icbit; Joseph Lee, BTC.sx; Harry Yeh, Binary Financial.

Moderator: Jon Matonis, Bitcoin Foundation.

12:40 – 13:40

Networking and lunch

13:40 – 14:50

Startup Showcase, Part 1

Read more about the startups here.

14:50 – 15:30

Panel session: Angel Investing in the Virtual Currency Ecosystem

Panellists: Shakil Khan, angel investor; Brock Pierce, angel investor.

Moderator: Matthew Roszak, Tally Capital.

15:30 – 15:45

Coffee and networking

15:45 – 16:15

Panel session: When Will Wall Street Join the Party?

Panellists: Chad Cascarilla, Liberty City Ventures; Alec Petro, Bay Hill Capital Management.

Moderator: Michael Terpin, Bitangels.

16:15 – 16:35

How cryptocurrencies can succeed: The Stripe Perspective

Speaker: Greg Brockman, Stripe.

16:35 – 17:20

Panel Discussion: The Future of Bitcoin Storage

Panellists: Will O'Brien, Bitgo; Simon Hamblin, Netagio; James Smith, Elliptic.

Moderator: Frederic Thenault, Icevault.

17:20 – 18:00

Panel Discussion: The Challenges of Operating a Bitcoin Business in Europe

Panellists: Nicolas Cary, Blockchain.info; Mark Lamb, Coinfloor; Frank Schuil, Safello.

Moderator: Adam Vaziri, Diacle.

18:00 – 20:30

Cocktail Party

Day 2: Friday, 11th July, 2014

08:30 – 9:30

Coffee and networking

09:30 – 10:10

Panel Discussion: Will Bitcoin Last the Distance Beyond the 51% Challenge?

Panellists: Jeff Garzik, Bitcoin core developer; Professor Emin Gun Sirer, Cornell University; Peter Todd, Bitcoin core developer.

Moderator: Jez San, angel investor.

10:10 – 10:50

Panel Discussion: Bitcoin Exchanges

Panellists: Rich Teo, itBit; Jesse Powell, Kraken; Jeffrey Smith, CEX.IO.

Moderator: Luke Sully, PwC.

10.50 – 11:20

Networking and coffee break

11:20 – 12:00

Panel Discussion: Bitcoin in China

Panellists: Bobby Lee, BTC China; Rui Ma, 500 Startups; Jack Wang, Bifubao.

Moderator: Jeremy Liew, Lightspeed Venture Partners.

12:00 – 12:40

Panel Discussion: Speeding Consumer Adoption

Panellists: Steve Beauregard, Gocoin; Zach Harvey, Lamassu.

Moderator: Scott Robinson, Plug&Play.

12:40 – 13:40

Lunch break

13:40 – 14:20

Panel session: Decentralized Applications and Appcoins

Panellists: Flavien Charlon, Coinprism; Ron Gross, Mastercoin Foundation; Gavin Wood, Ethereum.

Moderator: Richard Gendal Brown, IBM.

14.20 – 15:30

Startup Showcase, Part 2

Read more about the startups here.

15:30 – 15:55

Networking and coffee break

15:55 – 16:25

Panel Discussion: Legal and Regulatory Challenges

Panellists: Michael Jackson, Mangrove; Patrick Murck, Bitcoin Foundation; Constance Choi, Seven Advisory.

Moderator: Sveinn Valfells, entrepreneur and angel investor.

16:25 – 16:55

Panel Discussion: The Ever Changing Landscape of Bitcoin Mining

Panellists: Marc Aafjes, Bitfury; Dave Carlson, Megabigpower; Timo Hanke, Cointerra; Naveed Sherwani, Peernova.

Moderator: Jez San, angel investor.

17:00

Closing remarks

Speaker: Pamir Gelenbe, CoinSummit.

Videos from the event will be available to view on the CoinSummit YouTube channel. CoinDesk will also be uploading images from the event to our official Flickr page.

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