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“Bitcoin Will Empower the Poor”

Interview with Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar, co-founder of RSK, Bitcoin Argentina and the Iberoamerican Blockchain Alliance. Diego has been inducted to the Crypto Hall of Fame on June 5th.

Portrait of Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar by Max Cryptohead for the Crypto Hall of Fame

Smart Bitcoin Investor: How did you get into Bitcoin?

Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar: Let me start a bit earlier. In my life there have always been two separate lanes: one of social activism and one of technology. I started to go into the slums of Buenos Aires from the age of 9 with my mom, who was a social activist. I became one myself with 13 and tried to help people in various aspects, like getting them jobs and organising community events. I even offered meditation classes for teenagers. And I helped to start the Green Party.

The other lane is my fascination for technology. I learned how to programme as a teenager. When I was 20, I was hired by Clarin, one of Argentinas biggest newspapers, to create their website. That was in 1996. Then I started several software companies. For one we did an initial public offering at Nasdaq in 1999.

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Ryan & Gabriel: “As a Trader You Should Never Be Distracted by Your Emotions”

Interview with the crypto traders Ryan and Gabriel from Bituni, who will give a trading workshop in Playa del Carmen

Ryan Gerressen & Gabriel Molenkamp

How did you get into crypto and crypto trading?

Gabriel: I first heard about Bitcoin in 2012 when I was seventeen through a friend. I was into Anarchism at that time, so I immediately liked the idea of a currency which works independently from the government. Shortly after that I started to trade, and I also became quite active in the crypto community in the Netherlands and started my own group for traders.

Ryan: I traded Forex, shares and other things before I discovered crypto in 2017, just before the last big bull run. I taught myself how to trade crypto, it took me a while and I made some costly mistakes. So I started a group to teach people how to avoid these mistakes.

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