24 May '13, 10pm
Bitcoins in Chile first big gettogether #bitcoin
Yesterday I attended the most likely first bitcoin meetup of more than 10 people in Chile. I would guess we were 60. Some pictures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ouishare/sets/72157633630295931/ We got a very nice intro to bitcoin and by far not all were convinced of bitcoin after the presentation. Most attendants were foreigners with maybe 5-10 actual Chileans, which is most likely because it was organized within the English-speaking incubator Startup Chile. Many showed interest in turning this into a regular thing and I'm confident there will be hopefully more successful follow-up meetups. Todo for the next meetup: Invite media Do a transaction on stage Make sure they understand that you can own and send less than one bitcoin (Yes, 2 of the 10 people I talked to later were actually very surprised to hear that this works and I am not sure the other 8 had a clear idea of th...