Bailey Reutzel

Bailey Reutzel is a veteran finance reporter, covering technology, most specifically bitcoin and blockchain at PaymentsSource, American Banker and Digital Transactions. Her latest project Moneytripping is a Gonzo-style journalism project focused on exploring money, politics and finance in America. She has written for Ripple Insights and done PR copy for tech companies. Bailey does not have any investments in digital currencies or blockchain projects. She has previously held value in bitcoin and ether (See: Editorial Policy).

My Bank Account Was Frozen for Bitcoin – And It Only Made Me Love Crypto More

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The guy who coined the term "hodl" has a real bitcoin story that only made his interest in the technology stronger.

Florincoin – The 2013 Altcoin You Don’t Remember – Is Attracting Real Users

| Bailey Reutzel

An obscure cryptocurrency that first started getting noticed during the 2014 altcoin boom is showing itself a true diamond in the rough.

I Tried to Get People to Give Away Bitcoin – And They Did

| Bailey Reutzel

Some of bitcoin's earliest adopters have made a fortune holding onto the coins, and Connie Gallippi wanted to give them a way to help other people.…

This Week’s Bitfinex-Tether Allegations Explained

| Bailey Reutzel

A quick visual overview of New York's allegations against crypto companies Bitfinex and Tether.

My Sleepless Year Discovering Bitcoin’s Code

| Bailey Reutzel

Early bitcoin developer Stefan Thomas recalls his early obsession with programmable cryptocurrency.

Spoiler Alert: Kurt Russell’s ‘Crypto’ Movie Isn’t Crypto, It’s Just Really Bad

| Bailey Reutzel

CoinDesk goes to the movies to review "Crypto," a new film that claims to be about cryptocurrency – but doesn't follow through.

The Creator of the Web Signed Up for Blockstack – And ‘Shit Got Real’

| Bailey Reutzel

What happens when one of the founders of the internet signs up for your blockchain? Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali tells his story.

Even at $30, Bitcoin Was More Exciting Than Poker

| Bailey Reutzel

Josh Rossi describes festive nights of playing poker with a who's who of the early bitcoin scene.

The Easiest Way to Send and Lose Bitcoin in 2012

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Early bitcoin adopter Dan Gallancy talks about the trials and tribulations of giving away bitcoin.

True Life: I’m a Bitcoin

| Bailey Reutzel

What's it like to be bitcoin? It's not all it's hashed out to be.