Intro to Bitcoin | Vinny Lingham | TEDxCapeTown

Here Vinny takes us through the creation and design of Bitcoin and explains how its technology and concept can be expanded to influence so much more that just our currencies.

Vinny is a well renowned South Africa technology innovator and founder of multiple startups, most recently which was sold to First Data Corporation in 2014. Vinny is also a prolific Angel investor and Dragon on the TV Show, Dragon’s Den South Africa.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at