Mark Helfman is a Medium top writer for bitcoin and investing topics and publisher of the Crypto Is Easy newsletter. A 2020 Noonie award nominee, he contributes his works to Hacker Noon, Luckbox, Cryptowriter, CCN, The Startup, Blockchain News, Data-Driven Investor, The Innovation, The Capital, and several other publications. He regularly appears among the most-viewed cryptocurrency writers on Quora.
His research service, Altcoin Insights, helps average people beat the crypto market by finding prime investment opportunities in new crypto projects. His first book, Consensusland, explores the social, cultural, and financial challenges of a fictional country that runs on cryptocurrency. His second book, Bitcoin or Bust: Wall Street’s Entry Into Cryptocurrency, hit #2 on Amazon’s list of short financial reads.
His latest book, From Bust to Boom: Ten Months Through the Eyes of a Bitcoiner, chronicles his observations and commentary on bitcoin’s March 2020 crash and subsequent 1,000% rise.
Previously, Mark worked for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and, later, H&R Block’s government relations department. He consulted for several technology entrepreneurs and won the Jay Buckey Award for his public service to the US government.
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!