Galen is an entrepreneur, consultant, and independent analyst with experience in media, research and customer development. He has been an award-winning journalist and a financial and technology media startup leader. I work on any subject matter that is complex and novel, with a special focus on crypto assets and blockchain technology, in which he is a frequent speaker and commentator, quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and other outlets.
Bitcoin is less like digital gold, as it’s often described, than a $100 bill. Bitcoin, designed for online commerce, is a rarely used “bearer instrument” as well as a store of value. [B]itcoin isn’t valuable necessarily because it is spent, but because it could be spent.1 April 2021