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About the Episode
If you are new to Bitcoin, you may not have heard of him. Jason's not on Twitter often. Definitely not on Reddit.
If you're on his route from Miami to Los Angeles, you may physically see him. He's not hard to miss. The large, bearded hippie is running across the United States to raise awareness for Blockchain technology and the homeless epidemic.
A skilled entrepreneur, connector, philanthropist, and (of course) long distance runner, Jason is an undeniable talent adding value to the Bitcoin ecosystem since 2010.
We also talk about his contributions in the media: Bitcoin rap and collaborating with Kevin Connolly (former star of Entourage) on a pilot for an HBO series about cryptocurrency.
Note: if you came here for the Reddit R/Bitcoin story. It starts around 15 minutes in.
About the Host
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.