Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Public Speaker  |  Author  |  Coder  |  Entrepreneur  |  Commentator


Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin”, published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin and “The Internet of Money”, a book about why bitcoin matters.

As an engaging public speaker, teacher and writer,  Andreas makes complex subjects accessible and easy to understand. As an advisor, he helps startups recognize, evaluate, and navigate security and business risks. Andreas was also one of the first to use the phrase “The Internet of Money”, as early as 2013, to describe bitcoin as part of his speaking business.

As a bitcoin entrepreneur, Andreas has founded a number of bitcoin businesses and launched several community open-source projects. He is a widely published author of articles and blog posts on bitcoin, is a permanent host on the popular Let’s Talk Bitcoin Podcast, and a frequent speaker at technology and security conferences worldwide.

Andreas offers strategic consulting to a small number of crypto-currency companies that are aligned with his interests. He also offers expert witness testimony as an expert in the security, technical details and use of crypto-currencies, worldwide.

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Audio Shows

Lead host on Let’s Talk Bitcoin, a syndicated talk show focused on Bitcoin and crypto-currencies


Bitcoin 101 - Introduction to the Future of Money

Bitcoin, Lightning, and Streaming Money

The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality

Money as Free Speech - Zürich 2016

Bitcoin is the Real Electronic Cash - Merkle Conference 2016

Exponential Innovation - Hackers Congress

Hard Promises, Soft Promises: Promoting Autonomy instead of Authority

Immutability and Proof-of-Work - the planetary scale digital monument

The Re-decentralized Web - LA Meetup Sep 2016

Decentralization and the Architecture of Power

Bitcoin Programmable Money - Nov 2014

Investing in education instead of speculation

Bitcoin: A new species of money - an evolutionary perspective on currency

"Blockchain" or Bitcoin: Understanding the differences

Bitcoin: Beyond National Money - Zurich March 2016 - Fintech2016 Conference