Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Joey Krug

Core Developer
Augur
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Joey is the co-founder of Augur, a platform for decentralized prediction markets built on Ethereum. Joey is also responsible for conducting the first Bitcoin transaction via sound as well as the first Bitcoin transaction via iOS-Android Bluetooth LE. As a prelude to Augur, Joey and Augur co-founder Jack Peterson completed Sidecoin, which allows new cryptocurrency distributions based on "snapshots" of Bitcoin account balances. He works on Augur’s backend smart contracts.

In June, Joey was honored by being named a 2016 Thiel Fellow through The Thiel Foundation.