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BlockchainHub is a network of independent hubs that act autonomously, but share the same vision and goals. We advocate blockchain, smart contracts and the decentralized web to all stakeholders in society: we explain the technology, showcase use cases, organize events and host working groups around interdisciplinary topics. What started as a Berlin based Hub in 2015 has panned out into different local hubs across the globe. We share resources, but stay independent.

Token Economy – The Future of Currencies?

There is a widespread misconception that Bitcoin and tokens that have derived from similar technologies are currencies comparable to fiat currencies like EUR, USD, etc. This post will point out why Bitcoin and other crypto tokens are not currencies in the traditional...

Token Valuation – Lisk

The Token Valuation Canvas should help investors making the right decision when analyzing potential project investments. We have evaluated the Lisk project using the BlockchainHub Token Valuation Canvas. Please note that classifications, categories and descriptions...

13 misconceptions about Bitcoin & Blockchain

Over the last two years I had the chance to explain Bitcoin and Blockchain to a diverse range of people - in keynotes, panels as well as numerous media interviews. There are some recurring misconceptions that I would like to address, so that we can hopefully move...


Bitcoin & Taxation Infographic

Bitcoin & Taxation - Infographic Any profits you make from Bitcoin investments are liable for taxation in the same manner as traditional currencies, something that is not always clear to people when they first use Bitcoin. However, you are entitled to make certain...

Blockchain in Accounting and Audit – Infographic

Blockchain and the future of accounting Blockchain creates a decentralized ledger of all transactions where all records are updated and accessible to everyone in real-time. Rather than keeping multiple records, companies can log all their transactions into a joint...

ICO Roadmap – Infographic

Initial Coin Offerings have become state of the art crowdfunding mechanisms. Even though such campaigns have managed to raise millions of dollars in a matter of seconds a lot of preparation has to take place if a team wants to have a successful token sale....

About Us

Shermin Voshmgir

Shermin Voshmgir

Founder BlockchainHub

Shermin is the director of the Research Institute for Crypto Economics at the Vienna University of Economics, and the founder of BlockchainHub. She is also advisor of Jolocom, a blockchain based self sovereign identity protocol. In the past, she was a curator of TheDAO and on the advisory board of the Estonian E-residency and was. She regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains and the social impact of future technologies. Shermin did her PhD in IT-Management at the Vienna University of Economics. Furthermore she studied film and drama in Madrid.
Shermin’s Speaking Engagements

Valentin Kalinov

Valentin Kalinov

Content & Strategy

Valentin is long term a crypto enthusiast. He started out as an intern with BlockchainHub and is now junior consultant and content manager at BlockchainHub Berlin. Valentin is responsible for research and consulting as well as developing online learning resources and social media activities. He studies Business Administration at the Vienna University of Economics, where he specialised on Information Systems Engineering and Blockchain in the context of supply chains.

Nina-Luisa Siedler

Nina-Luisa Siedler

Advisor: Legal

Nina-Luisa Siedler is business lawyer with fifteen years’ experience in advising on corporate and finance transactions. Her practice covers loans and debt capital market instruments including various types of structured financings. She is used to manage cross-border transactions and to cooperate seamlessly with auditors, tax advisors and other parties involved. Nina is part of DWF’s international Fintech group particularly interested in decentralized technology.

Joachim Lohkamp

Joachim Lohkamp

Advisor: Technology

Joachim is an entrepreneur and tech enthusiast. He is obsessed with knowledge, change and innovation. Currently, he is Founder and CEO of Jolocom, a Berlin-based startup building decentralized tools that lets you generate your own digital identity to assist linkage and attribution of data. Besides that Joachim is a connector for Ouishare, curating the topic of Decentralization & Blockchain. Also he organizes GETDcent and is an active member of the Agora Collective in Berlin.

Local Hubs


ArtTactic – Art & Finance Report by Deloitte

Deloitte just published a new edition of ArtTactic 2017, a 300 page report, covering art and finance industry, highlighting main trends and developments in the art market. This 7th edition brought together and compared the findings and developments from the previous...

Blockchain for Science – Hack’n’Share

PD Dr. Soenke Bartling, one of our BlockchainHub Berlin advisors, initiated BlockchainForScience. In addiction to regular meetups Blockchain4Science hosted a Hack´n`Share weekend in Berlin. Techies & scientist interested in blockchain technology were invited to attend...

The BlockchainHub Network is expanding

As many of you already know BlockchainHub is a network of independent hubs that advocate blockchain & the decentralized web. We are happy to announce that over the summer we on-boarded 3 new hubs in our network. All three hubs have been active in their...

Press Releases

Cryptocurrency Vs. Blockchain – What Are The Differences?

Sponsored content:   Blockchain Technology Versus Cryptocurrencies Blockchain technology used to be interchangeable with Bitcoin, and then with other virtual currencies as they sprang up, as it was first developed to support them. However, the public ledger has come a...

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