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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.

Blockchain & Sustainability: Event List

For a long time a lot of attention has been around the financial aspects and short term profit making of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies. As the first wave of the cryptocurrency hype is coming to an end, a variety of fields where the underlying Blockchain technology and...

Blockchain & Sustainability

When talking about sustainability the general public often thinks about environmental sustainability only. However, sustainability researchers and activists have a much broader definition: sustainability is defined as meeting the needs of the present without...

Consensus Mechanisms

Most of our readers have probably already heard about Consensus Mechanisms and their purposes in general. Therefore we would like to refresh your memory about this topic in our today's blog post and talk about various alternatives.   Proof of Work The most widely...


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...

Blockchain & Kryptoökonomie (German)

Another cool infographic explaining the Blockchain technology and its use cases. This is a graphic recording of Shermin Voshmgir's talk about Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics. Here is a list of a few industries mentioned above: E-Government IoT (Internet of Things)...

Comparing Bitcoin to a Country

Source: CoinList Over the past year, Bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency, has been dominating both headlines and the interest of the financial and political world. With an increasing number of investments, the cryptocurrency is now worth more than some of the...

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 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 and was. She regularly speaks at conferences. 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


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 events...

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 & Business,...

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

Three zones of tourism industry with blockchain usage

Blockchain technology is rapidly developing and actively penetrating into the business industry around the world. By now, it has been tested in such spheres as finance, logistics, and the energy sector. However, blockchain technology has also been used in the field of...

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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