Lee Salminen

Lee is a software engineer and entrepreneur with nearly 15 years of experience. He started his career building websites and apps for local businesses in 2008. After moving to Boulder, Colorado in 2012 he worked as a software engineer for the nation’s largest Disaster Response Management System (visionlink.org), used by the American Red Cross, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and United Way Worldwide. In 2014, he founded Gingr (gingrapp.com), a Pet Care Management System used by 2,000+ dog kennels, daycares, groomers and trainers all over the world. By 2020, Gingr achieved $20 million in Annual Recurring Revenue and processed $1 billion in payments. Gingr was acquired by GI Partners in San Francisco (gipartners.com) after which Lee moved to Costa Rica with his wife and son. Today, Lee is passionate about empowering local people and businesses to become early adopters in the greatest technology mankind has ever devised.


Meatspace merchant adoption - Learnings from Bitcoin Jungle in Costa Rica
Lee Salminen, Francis Pouliot, Rich Scotford

Bitcoin Jungle managed to onboard many merchants to bitcoin in just a few weeks! This panel will discuss how they went about it, and the impact it has on bitcoiners living in Costa Rica.

Bitfinex Stage