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TMC & Systemwide Media Launch Industry's First Comprehensive Cryptocurrency Event
[February 27, 2014]

TMC & Systemwide Media Launch Industry's First Comprehensive Cryptocurrency Event

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Norwalk, Conn - February 27, 2014 - TMC & Systemwide Media today announced the launch of the Currency 2.0 Conference - the single event exploring opportunities across all forms of cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, Google (News - Alert) Wallet, Amazon Coins and more. The event will be held July 22, 2014, at NYU in NYC, New York, and will provide a unique resource in understanding new financial landscapes, new currency models, how commerce will be affected and what new opportunities will evolve as a result.

Currency 2.0 Conference will feature programming for cryptocurrency businesses, investors and developers, and will cover commerce, technical considerations and regulatory information. Specific discussion topics include:

  • Finance and Commerce
    • How and Why Companies Deal with Cryptocurrency
    • B2B and B2C Commerce and Payments
    • APIs and Apps Ecosystem
    • Payment Vendor Options: Square, PayPal, Credit Cards, Banks
  • Technical
    • History of Cryptocurrency
    • How Each Currency Works
    • How to Mine
    • Resource Pooling and Grids
    • Private and Public Keys
    • Security
  • Regulation
    • Investment Considerations
    • Comparison to Flat, Metal Currency
    • Status of Cryptocurrency Regulations

"The cryptocurrency market presents a great opportunity for businesses and investors, but there is also great risk. The Currency 2.0 Conference will help entrepreneurs and investors understand how to successfully navigate this new industry," said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), TMC CEO and conference chairman. "Attendees will gain insight on minimizing risk and fraud, reassuring customers using alternative payment methods and establishing direct capabilities to produce, distribute and transmit value. Currency 2.0 is the event for anyone looking to enter or learn about the cryptocurrency market."

Registration for Currency 2.0 Conference is now open; contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for Currency 2.0 Conference should contact TMC's Dave Rodriguez at 203-852-6800 x146.

For the latest Currency 2.0 news, updates and information, follow on Twitter (News - Alert) at @Currency2_0.


About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony (News - Alert). TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications (News - Alert) & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Systemwide Media

Systemwide Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

Media and Analyst Contact:       

Ashley Baster   

Connect2 Communications         

(919) 435-9112

Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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