On Thursday the 14th of November 2013 the Bitcoin-Community Frankfurt came together for its fourth meeting, as usual at the Zentrale.
Almost one third of the 25 people at the meeting were new to the community and an “all time high” of people at the meeting was reached. The meeting room was overflowing and in the future meetings will be in a larger room.
This time we had three different topics that represented different spectrums of the Bitcoin Cosmos. To start Jeff Gallas from the Bundesverband Bitcoin (Germany wide Bitcoin organization) introduced the organization. He explained that the organization has a goal of being as democratic as possible in it´s organization and finance structure. There is also hope that the majority of Berlin Bitcoiners in the organization will be balanced out by people joining from other communities in Germany.
The second topic of the night dealt with the issue „how to I store my Bitcoins safely“? Frankfurt Community member Oliver Buentig and his partner Mario introduced for the first time what they had been working on in the past weeks. An offline wallet based on a raspberry pi and armory software that is cheaper in price than the „Trezor“ We hope to have an interview with Oliver Buenting (CEO Cryptocoins Consulting Ltd.) up on the site in the next few weeks. If you have any questions or would like to order an offline wallet then send contact Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org
The last topic from the team Timo, Markus and Eric is the ambitious project BTC1k-party which they presented to us. The goal is to have the Bitcoin media event of the year in Frankfurt to celebrate the historical 1000$ mark in the heart of the beast Frankfurt which is home to the European Central Bank (ECB), Trokia and many other bank headquarters. To order tickets go to https://btc1k.com and check out the forum thread https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=285771.0/
The next meeting will be on 12.12.2013 at the Zentrale. Topic is „Technical Chart Analysis’
Hope to see you there.