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DATE CHANGED: Crypto-currencies: Charlie Shrem now March 29

Explore the basics of Bitcoin and get a primer on other crypto-currencies, and see a live demonstration of this new type of transaction.

Charlie Shrem will share his story as an early pioneer, his experiences launching BitInstant, his role in the BitCoin Foundation and lead a discussion about the future of finance.

Charlie will also lead a thought provoking discussion on how ethics can be compromised if you are not vigilant in protecting your principals.

We hope to see you all there!

4:00 pm - Presentation and Discussion
5:30 pm - Networking and hors d'oeuvres
6:00 pm - Event Concludes

Thursday, March 29, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


University of South Florida
Muma College of Business Atrium
Tampa   FL  
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Speaker Profiles


Charlie is founder of the Bitcoin Foundation (Vice-Chairman 2012 to 2014), and worked on the standardization, protection and promotion of Bitcoin. Specifically, Charlie led the partnerships and mergers of Fundación Bitcoin Argentina, Bitcoin Embassy of Canada, and Bitcoin Association of Australia, making sure all local Bitcoin communities have global resources and mentoring.

As co-­‐founder and former CEO at BitInstant LLC, an early Bitcoin start-­‐up that provided a secure, fast and convenient way of globally buying and selling Bitcoin, Charlie led the company during its infancy to innovate and provide services aligned with the needs of the fast-­‐growing Bitcoin community.

Currently, Charlie has taken a Business Development Role at the award-winning international online payment platform Payza.

Charlie graduated from City University of New York with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Economics & Finance in 2011. During his schooling, he was actively involved in the internet communitie where he was known as 'Yankee.' He founded his first start-­up DailyCheckout.com. in Brooklyn, the city where he was born. After his company grew to be one of the leading product eCommerce sites in the deal-­‐a-­‐day space (founded 2009 and sold 2012), Charlie began traveling the world, speaking at events and working with start-­‐ups while advising on business development using his expertise in eCommerce and the finance industry.

Event ID  354