Mark Helfman is a Medium top writer for bitcoin and contributes commentary for CCN, The Startup, Hacker Noon, and Altcoin Magazine. He is often featured among the top Quora writers worldwide for cryptocurrency and bitcoin topics. His book, Consensusland, explores the social, cultural, and financial challenges of a fictional country that runs on cryptocurrency (and received a 5-star rating from Readers’ Favorite book review).

Previously, Mark worked for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and, later, H&R Block’s government relations department. He has consulted for several technology entrepreneurs and now holds a career in public service writing, editing, and managing informational content for a large government agency.

His insights on cryptocurrency reflect his understanding of history, politics, and economics and his experience in government, real estate, business, and private equity. He tries to keep it simple when he writes. It’s cryptocurrency. Relax and enjoy the ride!