Dan Held is currently the co-founder of Interchange. He built some of the most popular early crypto products, beginning as the co-founder of ZeroBlock, which was acquired by Blockchain (BCi) in the second-ever all-Bitcoin acquisition.
Once Satoshi's design for Bitcoin's genetic code was planted, it became time to nurture its development as a wholly new form of money.
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Timing is everything... even in bitcoin.
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