The IQ Brew: Bitcoin Mining
The IQ Brew is a networking and educational series featuring short presentations from entrepreneurs, small business owners, and subject-matter experts. The goal of each IQ® Brew is to share the successes and challenges the Richardson business community has faced or will face while starting and growing a new business. Come join the conversation every 2nd Thursday of the month!
On Thursday, March 9, The IQ® Brew is excited to host James Scaggs with Advanced Crypto Services, Steve Kinard with Texas Blockchain Council, and a representative from Applied Digital.
Bitcoin Mining: a strategic opportunity for innovation and prosperity in Texas
- 8:30am – Networking
- 9:00am – Opening Remarks
- 9:05am – Introductions
- 9:15am – IQ Speakers
- 9:45am – Q&A
CEO of Advanced Crypto Services, Inc. providing ASIC repair and outsourced maintenance solutions for bitcoin miners. James is a designated Certified IPC Specialist (CIS) with a specialization in IPC-7711/7721 Rework, Modification, and Repair of Electronic Assemblies and a certified member of Ant Training Academy by Bitmain.
Steve Kinard is the President of Bitcoin Mining Foundation and Director of Bitcoin Mining Analytics at the Texas Blockchain Council, an industry association dedicated to making Texas a leader in bitcoin innovation. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Energy Financial Services at BOK Financial in Dallas and served as Manager of Finance at a private equity sponsored exploration and production company in Houston.
He holds a BA in International Studies from Texas A&M University, an MBA from George Washington University, and a Sustainability and Climate Risk Certificate from the Global Association of Risk Professionals.