Trace Mayer, JD

Trace Mayer, JD

Host, The Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast/ Blockchain Angel Investor

Trace Mayer is an entrepreneur, investor, journalist, monetary scientist, and ardent defender of freedom of speech. He holds degrees in accounting and law, has authored books about economics, privacy, and Bitcoin, and has studied Austrian economics focusing on Murray Rothbard and Ludwig von Mises. Mayer was among the first popular bloggers to be publicly recommending Bitcoin when its market cap was under $2 million, well before it had even started its massive rise to over $44 billion. Mayer hosts the extremely popular Bitcoin Knowledge Podcast, where he interviews industry leaders about recent developments in Bitcoin, blockchain, and fintech. Mayer was an early investor in core blockchain infrastructure ventures, including Bitcoin wallet software company Armory, the largest Bitcoin merchant processor Bitpay, and the largest Bitcoin/Euro exchange Kraken.   Mayer has given presentations on Bitcoin, cyber-security, financial cryptography, digital currency, entrepreneurship, and other topics for the Federal Reserve, Bundesbank, major financial institutions, high-net-worth investors, the IRS, FBI, FTC, and many others.


Is Bitcoin Digital Gold?

Channel One

Discussion of the history and fundamentals of Bitcoin How Bitcoin compares with fiat currencies and gold? What is Bitcoin’s current status as a reserve currency?