Leading the cutting edge of permissionless blockchain innovation around the world.

blocktech is an international blockchain venture studio guided by the leadership of Nick Spanos. Our origins date to the founding of the Bitcoin Center in New York City, the world’s first physical cryptocurrency exchange, located right next to the New York Stock Exchange. At the Bitcoin Center, we taught thousands of students, journalists, technologists, and finance professionals about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, Now, through the development of our own projects and proprietary technologies, we are expanding and pioneering permissionless blockchain innovation all around the world.

Our projects include:

Bitcoin Center NYC

The world’s first brick and mortar cryptocurrency exchange

Zap Oracles

Connecting real world data to the blockchain


Secure blockchain based elections


Smart contract solutions for the oil and gas industry

Blocktech Hubs

blocktech hubs promote education about decentralization, foster a culture of peer to peer cryptocurrency trading, and build transformative communities and a culture of permissionless blockchain innovation


Our Beginnings

History of Bitcoin Center NYC

Choose the level of engagement that is right for you.

Venture Studio

Supporting Developers and Entrepreneurs as they build decentralized applications.

Customized Courses

Stimulating Creativity through personalized and intensive instruction for forward thinking corporate clients.

Innovation Consulting

Catalyzing blockchain integration at legacy institutions.

Community Building

Gathering like-minded visionaries who are creating a more decentralized future.