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Bitcoin Presentation at TEDxMidAtlantic in Washington, DC on October 25. 2013

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In 12 minutes I had to explain why Bitcoin could change the world, what it was and how it worked. These are the slides I used.

In 12 minutes I had to explain why Bitcoin could change the world, what it was and how it worked. These are the slides I used.

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  • 1. 1910 Top 10 richest countries 1989 Hyperinflation = +12,000% 2001-02 “Corralito” / Default 2010s Inflation + currency controls © Osvaldo Santa Fé
  • 2. BRAZIL CUBA CYPRUS VENEZUELA ZIMBABWE Etc., Etc…
  • 3. Of the 7 billion people alive on the planet, 1.1 BILLION subsist below the internationally accepted extreme -poverty line of $1.25 A DAY . The Economist
  • 4. Adult population with NO USE OF formal or semiformal FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • 5. Foreign Development Aid Remittance flows are LARGE and GROWING Official Development Assistance
  • 6. Underdeveloped infrastructure Limited competition Regulatory obstacles
  • 7. IMAGINE
  • 8. D I G I TA L PAY M E N T S N E T W O R K INSTANTANEOUS, SECURE, LOW COST GLOBAL TRANSFER OF VALUE
  • 9. D I G I TA L M O N E Y TRANSACTIONS IN “BITCOINS” DOLLAR VALUE  OPEN MARKET COUNTERFEIT-PROOF “ONLINE CASH” TOTAL CAPPED INFLATION-PROOF
  • 10. REVOLUTIONARY DISTRIBUTED|DECENTRALIZED
  • 11. CENTRALIZED DISTRIBUTED
  • 12. PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER NO central authority orPEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER financial institution in control PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER M AT H - E N F O R C EPEER T R U S T D PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER PEER
  • 13. REVOLUTIONARY PAY M E N T & I D E N T I T Y S E PA R AT E D
  • 14. Payment + identity
  • 15. Payment + identity
  • 16. CONSUMER PRIVACY PROTECTED MERCHANTNO CHARGEBACKS / FRAUD Payment only
  • 17. PROTOCOL APPLICATIONS BEYOND PAYMENTS  SECURE CONTRACTS, ESCROW, TAMPER PROOF VOTING, NOTARY SERVICES, ETC. P L AT F O R M F O R I N N O V AT I O N
  • 18. Underground e c o n o my
  • 19. ECO-SYSTEM
  • 20. R E G U L AT I O N P R I VA C Y | T R A N S PA R E N C Y S P E C U L AT I O N | S E C U R I T Y D I S R U P T I O N O F S TAT U S Q U O
  • 21. “ Virtual currencies promise to benefit commerce on many levels, from serving the unbanked to new financial products. I challenge our innovators: devise c r e a t i v e s o l u t i o n s to prevent virtual currency abuse.” FinCEN Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery
  • 22. “If you haven't heard of BITCOIN, drop what you're doing and go research it, for it is THE MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT ON THE PLANET. Erik Voorhees
  • 23. “If you haven't heard of BITCOIN, drop what you're doing and go research it, for it is THE MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT ON THE PLANET. Erik Voorhees
  • 24. “If you haven't heard of BITCOIN, drop what you're doing and go research it, for it is THE MOST IMPORTANT PROJECT ON THE PLANET.” Erik Voorhees
  • 25. Thank you! @JuanLlanos