WebMediaBrands Announces Inaugural Inside Bitcoins Conference in New York
City on July 30, 2013
NEW YORK -- May 14, 2013
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced the launch of its newest
conference, Inside Bitcoins, July 30, 2013 in New York City. The conference
will explore key issues including the future of virtual currency, FinTech
business trends, investment strategies and opportunities, bitcoins,
cryptocurrency, freedom of speech, and more.
Charlie Shrem, Vice Chairman, Bitcoinfoundation.org and Chief Executive
Officer of BITINSTANT, will deliver the keynote presentation entitled “Bitcoin
and The Future of Currency.” Shrem will discuss how he runs one of the largest
and most well known alternative payment companies.
Additional conference speakers include Trevor Timm, Co-Founder and Executive
Director of Freedom of the Press Foundation, Jaron Lukasiewicz, CEO of
Coinsetter, Marc Hochstein, Executive Editor of American Banker, and Alan
Safahi, Founder and CEO of ZipZap, Inc.
"Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are gaining acceptance worldwide, yet
there is great confusion by commercial organizations, governments, and
entrepreneurs about the bitcoin ecosystem and its future," stated Alan M.
Meckler, Chairman and CEO of WebMediaBrands. "Our Inside Bitcoins conference,
held in the commercial center of the world, is sure to clarify the present and
future utilization of virtual currencies."
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About WebMediaBrands Inc.
WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (http://www.webmediabrands.com) is a
leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career
services to social media, traditional media, and creative professionals
through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade
shows. The Company's online business includes: (i)mediabistro.com, a leading
blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources
(including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry
verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, advertising,
public relations, publishing, design, and mobile; (ii) InsideNetwork.com, a
leading network of online properties providing original market research, data
services, news, and job listings on the Facebook platform, on social gaming,
and on mobile applications ecosystems; and (iii) SemanticWeb.com, a leading
blog providing content, education, community resources and career resources on
the commercialization and application of Semantic Technologies, Linked Data,
and Big Data. The Company's online business also includes community,
membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a
marketplace for designing and purchasing logos (stocklogos.com) and premium
membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings
include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription
libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.
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