Ryan is CoinDesk former Managing Director, the former Director of Investments at Digital Currency Group, and a former CoinDesk contributor. His opinion pieces are occasionally posted on CoinDesk, and his work has also appeared in Investopedia and his daily email newsletter, TBI's Daily Bit. Ryan has vested restricted stock units in Digital Currency Group, which owns CoinDesk and has invested in 70+ blockchain and digital currency startups. He has also invested in bitcoin, ethereum, ethereum classic and XRP (See: Editorial Policy). Follow Ryan: @twobitidiot.