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Elizabeth Ploshay

Elizabeth serves on the Bitcoin Foundation Board of Directors and as Secretary of the Board. She also serves Account Manager for BitPay, Bitcoin’s lead payment processor where she focuses on bringing charities, political candidates and non profits into the Bitcoin ecosystem. Elizabeth previously served as Director of Operations and Outreach for Bitcoin Magazine and as the Scheduler and Policy Assistant for a US Member of Congress. She has a background in public policy, grassroots activism, and a keen desire to promote decentralization and individual liberties. Elizabeth holds a BA in Political Science from Wheaton College (IL).

June 17, 2013
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Bitcoin Magazine to Serve as a Sponsor for the Bitcoin London Conference

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Bitcoin Magazine is proud to serve as a sponsor for the Bitcoin London Conference. The conference will bring together Bitcoin entrepreneurs, venture investors, and hedge fund professionals who want to learn more about Bitcoin and digital currencies on July, 2 at Level39 in Canary Wharf

Speakers will include Nejc Kodric (Bitstamp), Charlie Shrem (Bitstant), Yoni Assia (eToro), Jeremias Kangas (Localbitcoins), Anatoliy Knyazev (Exante), Jared Kenna (Tradehill), Tuur Demeester (Macrotrends) and pitches from promising start-ups including Coinsetter, Bex.io, Ripple, Lamassu, Bitsofproof, and others. The program will also include word from several thought leaders who will present their views on the likely evolution of the Bitcoin economy. Sessions will feature discussions on Bitcoin and money, decentralized finance, regulatory and legal, start-ups, investment opportunities in the Bitcoin space, why Iceland should adopt Bitcoin as its national currency, merchant opportunities in the Bitcoin space, and Bitcoin as an asset class.

For those interested in meeting leaders in the Bitcoin community and investors, the Bitcoin London conference will also include built-in networking time throughout the day and will conclude with a cocktail party. Some of the investors who will be in attendance include Michael Jackson (Mangrove), Martin Mignot (Index Ventures), Roberto Bonanziga (Balderton), Frederic Court (Advent Ventures),  Nic Brisbourne (DFJ), Seth Pierrepont (Accel), Bart Swanson (Horizon Ventures), Nick Shalek (Ribbit Capital), Stefan Glaenzer and Eileen Burbidge (Passion Capital), Mitch Pender (Meridian), and Barend van den Brande (Hummingbird).

Bridging the gap between investment and Bitcoin, the conference has extended invitations to angel investors in the Bitcoin space. Shakil Khal of Spotify and founder of Coindesk and Jimmy Furland will be in attendance. Prominent individuals in the tech sector including Iain Dodsworth (founder of Tweetdeck), Jez San (founder of PKR.com), Neil Hutchinson (founder of Forward Internet Group), Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann (Founders of Transferwise) will also attend. The Bitcoin London Conference is expected to gain international media attention. Media professionals from CNBC, Bloomberg, the Guardian and Euromoney are already confirmed to attend.

With an overarching goal of bringing together entrepreneurs and angel and venture capitol investors in the Bitcoin space, Bitcoin London Conference leadership hopes July 2, will serve as a catalyst for greater advancement in the Bitcoin community in Europe and the rest of the world. Bitcoin Magazine staff looks forward to attending the conference to meet with leaders in the Bitcoin community and distribute copies of our print magazine. We hope to see you on July 2, in London, England!