Jeff Berwick

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Jeff Berwick
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Berwick in 2012
Born Jeffrey David Berwick
(1970-11-24) November 24, 1970 (age 45)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Residence Acapulco, Mexico
Nationality Canadian

Jeff Berwick (born Jeffrey David Berwick, November 24, 1970)[citation needed] is a Canadian entrepreneur, libertarian and anarcho-capitalist activist.

Berwick founded and then sold Stockhouse, a financial news website.[1] He later was an investor in bitcoin.[1]

In 2013, Berwick was a promoter of Galt's Gulch Chile project,[2] a libertarian enclave in the Curacaví region of Chile that did not come to fruition as envisioned.[3] He was also part of an attempt to start a free-trade zone in Honduras.[1]

In 2013, Berwick announced his plans to co-found the world's first bitcoin automated teller machine (ATM) in Cyprus.[4][5][6] Business Insider called the plans "bogus" and "almost certainly nonsense."[7] Berwick responded that the plans were legitimate.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Fierce Battle for the Soul of Bitcoin". WIRED. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  2. ^ Steven Bodzin (March–April 2014). "Libertarians Plan to Sit Out the Coming Collapse of America…in Chile". MotherJones. 
  3. ^ "Atlas Mugged: How a Libertarian Paradise in Chile Fell Apart | VICE | United States". VICE. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  4. ^ "This Story About A Bitcoin ATM Coming To Cyprus Is Almost Certainly Nonsense". Business Insider. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  5. ^ "The World's First Bitcoin ATM May End Up in Cash-Strapped Cyprus". Motherboard. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  6. ^ Farrell, Maureen. "Bitcoin ATMs coming soon". CNNMoney. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  7. ^ "This Story About A Bitcoin ATM Coming To Cyprus Is Almost Certainly Nonsense". Business Insider. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 
  8. ^ "Bitcoin ATM Founder: We Already Have Orders From 30+ Countries". Business Insider. Retrieved 2015-10-30. 

External links[edit]

  • Anarchast - Berwick's video podcast with discussions on anarchist-related issues.