Alt Options Trading Competition

Alt Options

All, as part of their public Beta launch, Alt Options is hosting a trading competition featuring uni’s across the globe. For those interested, here is the link: In preparation Akash Nath will be hosting an info session this Friday.

Date: Fri 10/16/15
Time: 4:00p – 6:00p
Classroom: 4-145

Bitcoin Trading using Bayesian Regression with Prof. Devavrat Shah

Devavrat Shah

The MIT Bitcoin Club is hosting a talk about Bitcoin Trading by Professor Devavrat Shah. Last fall Professor Shah published his paper about a Bitcoin trading strategy. “Over 50 days, the team’s 2,872 trades gave them an 89 percent return on investment with a Sharpe ratio (measure of return relative to the amount of risk) of 4.1.” – MIT News Click on the image above to get a free ticket.

Henning Diedrich of the IBM ADEPT Project

Henning Diedrich

A very casual talk with Henning Diedrich, who is involved with the IBM ADEPT project (IoT & Blockchains), as well as being a significant contributor to Erlang VoltDB. He will be covering Ethereum, as well as ADEPT.

Date: May 2, 2015
Time: 1pm
MIT: builiding 4 room 251

Huobi comes to talk

The Director of International business for Huobi, Wendy Wang will be coming to MIT to talk about bitcoin in Chinese exchanges.

This event will replace our normal weekly BitcoinClub meetings.

Date: Wednesday, 22nd of April 2015
Room 8-205
Time 20:00

Armory-MIT Bitcoin Expo Contest


Dear People who like money and/or bitoin and/or contests. In honor of the MIT-Bitcoin Expo, Armory is sponsoring a challenge to you. Submit a project that fits their requirements and win 2 BTC. Even if you didn’t attend the expo (hop on our youtube channel and checkout the recorded livestream) you can still participate. Competition ends May 1st. Good luck…you’ll need it.

BTC Proof of Payment App Contest

MIT Bitcoin Expo LiveStream

The raw feed from our livestreams is up on youtube, check it out at your leisure. Where else can you learn about crypto, watch MIT students figure out a Mac, and even question the necessity of tamperproof assholes….Also THANK YOU Conference Goer who we only know as Bryan for the transcripts

Eventually we will embed copies of slides into these videos and publish them.

MIT Bitcoin Expo: Day 1

First day of the expo was excellent. We had about 300 people in house and another 200 on livestream. There was some amazing chat on the stream too, I learned some new things about the cryptospace. Eventually we will process this data and add in slides from speakers, but the raw feed is up on youtube, ENJOY!

MIT Bitcoin Expo


Get EXCITED, the second annual MIT Bitcoin expo is coming this March 7-8th! We’ve got an amazing speaking lineup, which you can find here. There are way too many fields of research going on in the bitcoin community for one day, so this year you’ll get two. And best of all, it’s still free for students from any university! There’s also a limited number of tickets for sale for professionals, but those are sure to go fast.

Get your tickets now at!

DevCore Boston

DevCore Boston

Within the world of monetary theory and finance, bitcoin is becoming as influential a platform for innovation as the Internet itself was.
DevCore Boston launches a series of roundtables sponsored by Bitcoin Foundation for developers interested in deepening their technical expertise to support the future development of Bitcoin Core.

When: February 11, 2015; 8:30 am – 4:00

Where: District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston MA