Opening of Bitcoin2019 conference

This story is about the epic Bitcoin2019 conference and what Eonpass was doing there. We won the Liquid hackaton for testing the sidechain as backbone for the anti-counterfeiting infrastructure of tomorrow.

The main stage was an interesting alternation of technical and high-level panels, my favorite one was of course scriptless…


Imagine a future where products are delivered at the frontdoor of your consumers by a third party, this third party decides what’s authentic what not, what they’ll deliver and what not. You have 0% stake in such third party and little to no visibility on how the decision is taken…


The European Union Intellectual Property Office convened an hackaton, EUBlockathon, which brought together international coding teams in the first ever anti-counterfeiting hack. The scope was to unlock the potential of blockchain and co-create an integrated solution to combat fake goods.

EUBlockathon initial countdown!

In Europe each year about 5% of goods are not…


Sonar+D is an event covering technology and it runs along with the Sonar Festival. As a part of the innovation selected teams our challenge was to “Transform the Music Industry with Blockchain-based funding”. …


Last week, the Italian Airforce opened an airbase to a group of startuppers, universities and high tech companies to understand how augmented/virtual reality and blockchain can speed up some of its most burdensome processes. I was lucky enough to be invited!

Typhoon Eurofighter and the hackaton (airathon) teams ready to rumble

Disclaimer: it was just a prototype and brainstorm activity…


Last week Monero had its 4th birthday and it was a good time to remember the early days when I was mining it with anything available. Of course also my old Macbook did his part, so I thought it would be nice, four years later, to see how a new…


Custodians are large firms ensuring the safety of securities or assets, for instance they are required by law to oversee the accounts of an investment fund. How is this working out with cryptographic assets? …


Lightning Network allows users to swap pre-signed transactions as credit notes which can be cashed out in Bitcoins. We fired it up and tested a real payment at a restaurant to find out how practical it is and which business scenarios are opening up. …


I took part in a bitcoin blockchain hack to exploit the power of immutable timestamping. The aim was to produce business applications thanks to the eternal proof of the structure some data had in a certain moment in time. …

Thomas Rossi

Founder, cryptography enthusiast and bitcoin-aficionado (not enough surfing)

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