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Nick Spanos

Founder and CEO

Nick was one of the first people seeing the potential of blockchain, and has been pioneering the American blockchain space since then. With the vision of making the technology more accessible and explore the massive opportunities, he initially founded the NYC Bitcoin Center on Wall St in 2013.

The rest is history, and today Nick is running BTC while building the next big thing in tight cooperation with the blockchain community.

Tom St Laurent


Peter Gelardi

Head of EU operations & Partner

Peter has been involved with blockchain since 2013 when he founded the Copenhagen Bitcoin and Blockchain Center. He has worked with various blockchain ventures and taught blockchain at the Copenhagen Business School.

Today he is partner in the Blockchain Technologies Corporation and Head of European Operations, working on a broad pallet of project from our NYC HQ.

Ben Young

Head of Communications

Steven Geros

Lead Blockchain Architect

Emil Bender Lassen

Summer Associate | Investor Relations & Business Development

Emil brings a background from the fintech venture capital space in London with former positions at Nova Founders Capital and HALO | Holdings. He is brought onboard this summer to help develop the BTC Incubator Lab, working to expand our investor base and work with our current ventures.

Emil is pursuing a degree in Economics and Politics from King's College London. Upon departure from BTC, he will join McKinsey & Co. as a Summer Business Analyst.

John Leelike

Chief Chess Officer

Lennart Kirk

Country Manager - Denmark

Eric Dixon

Inhouse Counsel

Eric is a co-inventor of our licensed slidechain technology. He helps conceptualize our endeavors, and has been an early and active blockchain technology advocate. He also drafted the first blockchain technology bill (113th Cong., H.R. 5777) introduced in the United States' House of Representatives in 2014.

Eric has over 20 years' experience as a corporate lawyer, media commentator and political consultant. He has successfully represented presidential candidates and major media organizations in court. Eric is a 1994 graduate of Yale Law School.

Aqua Chiu

Marketing Associate

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CEO Nick Spanos interviewed about the state of Blockchain and Bitcoin in New York