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ETHDam is a conference and hackathon taking place in the heart of Amsterdam, Netherlands this coming 12-14 of April 2024. For this second edition, ETHDam will gather more than 600 participants, bringing the best Privacy and Security builders in the crypto industry. 


ETHDam is powered by CryptoCanal, an education and events platform growing in Amsterdam, spreading its roots to Rotterdam and Zürich.

CryptoCanal unites a community of crypto enthusiasts driven to make a positive impact on the world. Unapologetically political, we prioritize education, events, and services for the crypto industry. Committed to upholding cypherpunk values like privacy, sovereignty, and censorship resistance, our mission is to foster learning, connection, and collaboration among individuals in the crypto space.

Our storyline


Launch of CryptoCanal, offering education, events and consultancy services for the crypto industry. Gathering the Dutch crypto community for monthly meetups. 


Amsterdam Devconnect - when we organised our first large conferences, ETHDay and DeFiDay! We caught the bug, and wanted to keep growing! 


The 1st edition of ETHDam was born, a conference and a hackathon to gather the best Privacy and DeFi builders for a weekend. Enjoy the full recap.


Excited to host our 2nd edition of ETHDam, a conference and hackathon gathering the best Privacy and Security builders for a 3 days in the center of Amsterdam.  

ETHDam 2023 

The CryptoCanal Team

the team making this shenanigan happen, one block at a time.


Founder, BD, Production & Content


Nando Bennis

Business Development

Federico Rava

Everything Tech, Hackathon Master


Sterling Schuyler

Hacker Speed Dating

Nicoletta Lumado

Coordination, Hacker Speed Dating and Volunteers


Gintare Tara Kruminaite

Marketing, Social Media, Logistics


Piergiorgio Catti De Gasperi

Sales, Content Curation, Online Pre Hackathon


Yehor Dolynskyi

Business Development

+ an army of volunteers, mentors, advisors and people from the CryptoCanal community that make ETHDam possible for you!

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