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Network of Hubs

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 – Book

"Token Economy" is a book by Shermin Voshmgir which will be officially launched in July 2019 at 1E9 Conference. It was written under the premise that cryptographic tokens, as an application of Blockchain and derived technologies, might be as revolutionary as the...

Fungible Tokens vs. Non-Fungible Tokens

An intro to NFTs and the rise of ERC-721 Cryptographic assets, just like physical assets, can have many properties, one of which is fungibility or non-fungibility. In Economics fungibility refers to the equivalence or interchangeability of each unit of a commodity...

Blockchain Tokens & Cryptographic Assets

The emergence of distributed technologies like blockchain and other DLTs has enabled the rise of digital tokens. These cryptographic tokens are easily issued at low cost, and facilitate collaboration across markets and jurisdictions, promising radically more...


16 Blockchain Disruptions – Infographic

Why You Should Start Accepting Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrencies are the latest craze of the internet even though a few people remain skeptical about investing in them. Meanwhile, payment in cryptos is gaining traction with Bitcoin taking the lead. Although it is...

Cryptography & Blockchain Infographic

Cryptography & Blockchain If two or more people want to securely transact over the internet proving their identity they can make use of asymmetric cryptography or public-private key cryptography where each of them holds a private key and a public key. The purpose...

History and Evolution of ICOs – Infographic

  History and Evolution of ICOs Infographic ICOs have been a hot topic in the last year. Here is an infographic giving you a brief overview of what has happened in the recent years. ICOs have been able to attract a lot of attention from investors and startups. As...

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 identity protocol and Wunder, a decentralized Art Museum. In the past, she was a curator of TheDAO and on the advisory board of the Estonian E-residency. She regularly speaks at conferences and consults on Blockchains especially in the context of sustainability and social impact of future technologies.
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


BlockchainHub Zurich is joining our Network

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 a new hub is joining our network - BlockchainHub Zurich. The team plans many community-related...

Institute for Cryptoeconomics & Berlin Update

While the BlockchainHub network has been expanding last year, with new Hubs like Oslo, Sofia and Zurich on board, I have been actively involved in creating an Interdisciplinary Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics at the Vienna University of Economics &...

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...

Press Releases

KickStart Activities in Blockchain: Funding Opportunity

Blockchain has the potential to transform sectors as wide ranging as insurance, supply chain management, utilities, financial services and public institutions. The theme of ESA-BA’s new funding opportunity is blockchain. They are looking for new ways to maximise...

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