Humans of Bitcoin



The Life of Roger Ver

Roger Ver

You can't tell the history of bitcoin without Roger. From the early days of Bitinstant and Mt. Gox to advocating for Bitcoin Cash, this is his personal story.

Matt Aaron

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About the Episode

In his early 30's, Roger Ver was pretty much retired.

Then he discovered bitcoin. And he was hooked. Roger became a key investor and advocate for the cryptoworld.

It's been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride:

  • Roger's day-to-day life
  • His relationship with Erik Voorhees
  • What keeps Roger going?
  • How does he manage all the ups and downs?
  • Why you should never enter prison on a Friday
  • And much, much more..

Make sure to check out the fantastic Bitcoin history book How Money Got Free by Brian Patrick Eha.

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Special thanks to C. Edward Kelso for his help on planning and producing the episode.

About the Host

Matt Aaron

Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.

He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.

His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting for) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.

Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.

A food entrepreneur, he exports exotic fruit from South America to USA.

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