Jake Vartanian is the founder of Cryptodex, a contributor to Blockchain News, and an advocate of decentralization since early 2011.

He has worked with high profile startups including Bancor, TokenCard and SingularDTV, helping to design token models, telling the stories behind these projects, and building digital ecosystems.

Jake’s focus is on using emerging technologies to help communities become more aware of the immense value they hold.



Michael Horowitz

Michael has been developing revolutionary products used by financial institutions worldwide for over 40 years including the on-line balance reporting and funds transfer system known as ChemLink/BankLink and Portfolio Management Systems.

As Director of Workstation Research at Cantor Fitzgerald, he was the architect and lead software developer of the system for displaying prices and yields of U.S. Government Treasury Bonds, Notes, and Bills on the Telerate network that became the basis for Market Data Corporation (MDC.)

Longtime booster of Bitcoin and, more recently, Ethereum, he has a BA in Philosophy from Seton Hall University and completed graduate work at NYU in microcomputer technology and Management Information Systems.



William Shropshire

William is a blockchain investor, enthusiast, and advocate. As well as the owner of W-Ross Communications which specializes in blockchain community management, public relations managements, and blockchain start-up research. William is involved in projects such as Sphre's Air, RexMLS and others that are currently in development. William also holds an Honours Bcom. in Marketing from the University of McMaster.



Basit Ali

Our resident BitcoinTalk expert has been involved in the cryptoscene since early 2014.

His focus is on forum management, bounty campaign design, and public relations.


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