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Rindi - Intro to the Bitcoin Blockchain and Sustainability Applications

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Intro to the Bitcoin Blockchain, presented at the Sustainable Enterprise Conference, in Pleasant Hill, CA, USA on November 1, 2017.

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Rindi - Intro to the Bitcoin Blockchain and Sustainability Applications

  1. 1. Sustainable Enterprise Conference Caterina Rindi Introduction to Bitcoin Blockchain @CaterinaRindi November 2017
  2. 2. About Me Education P2P & Sharing Economy Bitcoin Startup CSR & Impact RindiConsulting.com Elefant.ai @CaterinaRindi November 2017
  3. 3. History Elements Applications * Sustainability Applications @CaterinaRindi November 2017
  4. 4. History @CaterinaRindi November 2017 • 2009 – Satoshi Nakamoto • financial crisis • white paper & software program • “p2p electronic cash system” • open-source, ongoing contributor updates
  5. 5. Elements @CaterinaRindi November 2017 • digital currency – finite, divisible • global, decentralized ledger • not controlled by gov’t, bank, corp • cryptographically secured, consensus • bitcoin owned by individual - private keys • no intermediaries, true p2p • pseudonymous, private
  6. 6. Applications @CaterinaRindi November 2017 • bitcoin – p2p cryptocurrency, new asset class • micropayments, via cell phones • international remittances • unstable governments; high inflation • underground markets • decentralized apps, worldwide
  7. 7. Applications @CaterinaRindi November 2017 • blockchain – accounting ledger • unforgeable, transparent • permissioned, distributed blockchains • notarizing w/o notaries • other blockchains (ethereum), so much more
  8. 8. Applications - Sustainability @CaterinaRindi November 2017 • UN Sustainable Development Goals • economic access for unbanked - #1 – Abra • energy microgrids - #7 - PowerLedger • tracking food provenance - #12 – ripe.io • p2p carbon trading - #13 – CarbonX • Blockchain for Good – humanizing tech
  9. 9. @CaterinaRindi November 2017 https://julianoliver.com/output/harvest
  10. 10. Thank you. RindiConsulting.com www.slideshare.net/c_rindi @CaterinaRindi November 2017

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