Question 3 in our Slack polls has closed.

By | 2018-01-30T01:05:01+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

Q3 has closed. The vote was, "Should the next meetup be social or educational?" Out of 12 possible votes, 5 went to educational and 2 to social - Vote time limit expired 01/29/2018 12:00am Educational MeetUp wins Join us in Org-business to learn about or discuss Meet-Up agenda and other group activities

New Voting Procedure

By | 2018-01-28T04:49:50+00:00 January 28th, 2018|

During the last Organization Meeting for our Meetup group, it was decided that we will have a new voting procedure put in place.  It will take place on our Slack and the process starts with people joining our #org-business Slack Channel. Once there, you will tell the group that you would like to be part [...]

Why I Invest in Cryptocurrency by Kim Spencer Kline

By | 2017-10-22T00:42:20+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|

  I began investing in cryptocurrencies about a year ago because my oldest son was excited about it and wanted me to give it a try. He was investing in various cryptos and seeing positive results. It wasn't long before two more of my sons began investing and seeing healthy gains. I personally have never [...]

Why I got into Crypto by Brock Hager

By | 2017-10-21T00:39:55+00:00 October 21st, 2017|

I started hearing about bitcoin during the middle of 2013.  I learned that they had tried many times to create a digital currency and they had always failed due to the "double spend attack." It fascinated me that someone had figured out how to validate transactions and not allow anyone to "make copies" of the [...]

FREE Seminar: “The New Internet: Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Future of Business”

By | 2017-09-22T11:24:12+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|

Announcing a free seminar on Tuesday 9/26 from 12pm-1pm! The New Internet: Bitcoin, Blockchain & the Future of Business Speakers: Kelly Leonard - Master's Student - Digital Currency @ UNIC Drew Cutkomp - Fintech Entrepreneur Have you heard that Bitcoin and Blockchain will potentially disrupt over 20 industries like accounting, banking, and investments etc? These [...]

Join us August 24th to learn about academic research on blockchain in accounting

By | 2017-08-13T19:06:35+00:00 August 13th, 2017|

Join us Thursday, August 24th for our next monthly meetup!  Our featured topic will be Academic Research on Blockchain in Accounting. This month's meetup will have something for everyone. For newcomers, we'll begin with introductions and a basic overview of cryptocurrency and blockchain, as needed. Then, for our more advanced topic we'll enjoy a presentation from [...]

Genesis Block Complete: Our Successful First Meeting

By | 2017-04-11T18:57:45+00:00 April 11th, 2017|

The first meetup of the rebooted Des Moines Bitcoin & Blockchain group was a success!  Eight people were in attendance, and the discussion carried on long past our scheduled time. Here's a slide deck we put together to guide the meeting:  [office src="https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=04A2F3CDDF7D2DA1&resid=4A2F3CDDF7D2DA1%216054&authkey=AJN7VqycXubjXX8&em=2&wdAr=1.7777777777777777"] It was an engaging and energizing evening. Attendees left the meeting with their [...]