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).

Meeting Bitcoiners Online When They Live in the Same City

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Bitcoin developer Mark "Murch" Erhardt tells CoinDesk about the most surprising interaction he ever had in his years of running the Bitcoin Stack…

I Was Reddit’s First (And Only) Cryptocurrency Engineer

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Before his move to supporting Craig Wright's bitcoin SV, Ryan X Charles describes his short-lived tenure at reddit and the trolls who made his life…

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…

Why Academics Love Bitcoin – and Crypto

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

For academics, bitcoin, and more broadly crypto, is an exciting space where the ideas they write up in papers actually get built and tested.

I Started the Silk Road Wikipedia Page (Because Bitcoin)

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

Online black marketplace Silk Road had quite the effect on bitcoin, being one of the technology's biggest use cases in the early days, and for a…

How MakerDAO Works: A Video Explainer

| Bailey Reutzel, Christine Kim and Brady Dale

The most popular decentralized finance application on ethereum, MakerDAO, was built to keep a stablecoin's price stable. Under the hood, it's quite…

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.