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CoinFest 2016: Everything You Need to Know

CoinFest 2016: Everything You Need to Know

CoinFest 2016: Everything You Need to Know

The fourth annual CoinFest Convention continues its global growth, expanding its Bitcoin reach every year from very humble beginnings. BitConnect has you covered with the important facts you need to know about the global Bitcoin get- together and where events are being held.

CoinFest: Like Bitcoin, its beginnings were modest

CoinFest 2016: Everything You Need to KnowCoinFest started in 2013 as a group of about 100 Bitcoin lovers, celebrating the adoption of Bitcoin at a Waves Coffee House in Vancouver. April 5th was the day it commences because this believed to be the birthday of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. CoinFest was conceived as a way to incentivize cryptocurrency acceptance while educating the public about its importance and use. Its popular success prompted the Bitcoin community to place the world’s first Bitcoin ATM at Waves in Vancouver .

By 2014, CoinFest was growing in popularity, and that year it took a new direction: CoinFest spread across Canada and now internationally, exemplifying the border-defying and decentralized nature of decentralized digital currency. In 2015, CoinFest spread worldwide, and new ground was broken in Latin America and Europe.

CoinFest 2016 events will take place from April 5th to April 10th in several cities including: Kuzami, Ghana, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Washington, D.C., Las Angeles, California, Manchester, England, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. and of course, Vancouver, Canada, where it all began.

Many special guests will have presentations that will be linked to all CoinFest events for viewing. Featured speakers will include: Andreas Antonopouols (April 6th @ 16:00 UTC), Chelsea Barabas of MIT Media Lab (April 8th @ 17:30 UTC), Paul Snow of Factom (April 8th @ 19:00 UTC) and Susanne Tempelhof of BitNation (April 8th @ 19:45 UTC)

Decentralized video games are on the rise and will be available in Manchester and Vancouver. Merging the worlds of gaming and fintech with cryptocurrency integration and advanced blockchain functions. They will be set up for the public to interact with .

Huntercoin, the first and only decentralized autonomous video game, which utilizes the blockchain and human mining. Prize money (huntercoins) will be given to the Hunter who stays alive the longest from April 5-10, making for a two- way game of cat and house. The prize pool currently sits at 30K HUC, approximately .5 BTC as of 17/3/2016.

Grabbit is a competitive game by Gamerholic involving proper timing and rock- paper-scissors-esque strategy. It integrates with Gamerholic Coin, a cryptocurrency built into CoinFest Global will contribute 1 BTC to the prize pools over the duration of festivities, adding to the excitement for all players.

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