Berwick in 2012
|Born||Jeffrey David Berwick
November 24, 1970
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Occupation||Entrepreneur, Activist, Momo|
Berwick founded Stockhouse, a penny stock promotion and marketing site, which he later sold He later was an investor in bitcoin, appearing publicly on Fox News and other mainstream press outlets to discuss the digital currency. He also appeared on Bloomberg to discuss Bitcoin.
The Dollar Vigilante
In 2013, Berwick announced his plans to co-found the world's first bitcoin automated teller machine (ATM) in Cyprus. Business Insider called the plans "bogus" and "almost certainly nonsense." Berwick responded that the plans were legitimate.
The Bitcoin ATM company confirmed Berwick was a part of its plans. Berwick and the Bitcoin ATM company went different ways, citing a difference in opinion on the future of the company at an unveiling of a Bitcoin ATM in San Diego.
In 2013, Berwick was a promoter of Galt's Gulch Chile project, a libertarian enclave in the Curacaví region of Chile that did not come to fruition as envisioned. He was also part of an attempt to start a free-trade zone in Honduras.
Berwick is host of Anarchast, an interview-style anarcho-capitalist podcast founded in 2012.
In July 2005, Berwick's catamaran, caught in a 50 knot squall, was driven into the rocks and sank. Berwick and his partner survived by holding onto a broken surfboard.
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- "Anarchast YouTube Channel". YouTube. Retrieved 2016-06-20.
- "Catamaran That Sank In El Salvador May Not Have Been Lost At Sea". Latitude 38. July 2005.
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