What this book will teach you
Bitcoin is more than an investment
In Decrypting Money, cryptocurrency experts Marco Krohn, Anthony Jefferies, Marco Streng, and Zoran Balkic pull back the curtain on the world of public ledgers, decentralization, mining, blockchains, and private keys. They reveal a place where funds are safely—and quickly—transferred over insecure networks and printing presses cannot debase your money.
For everyone from the Bitcoin novice to the experienced user, this insightful resource explains the characteristics of sound money, and shows you the deep rabbit hole of cryptocurrencies. Without technical jargon or complicated formulae, this book gives you the jumpstart you need to understand cryptocurrencies and make your money truly yours.
Marco Streng is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Digital Assets, one of the largest industrial-scale Bitcoin mining companies in the world. In 2013 Marco was studying to become a mathematician when he first discovered Bitcoin. He became fascinated by the underlying technology and assembled his first Bitcoin miner in his dorm room before rapidly expanding and building industrial-scale mining farms around the world. Before Genesis Digital Assets, Marco co-founded Genesis Mining and Genesis Group.
Marco Krohn studied mathematics, physics and economics. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics and worked for several years for an investment bank. When he learned about Bitcoin he quit his bank job to join the cryptocurrency revolution. Marco is the co-founder of many successful blockchain companies, including Genesis Digital Assets, the world’s largest mining company, Genesis Mining and Genesis Group.
Anthony Jefferies studied mathematics and engineering, and completed his PhD in the field of numerical simulation of combustion. He worked for more than 10 years at major German car manufacturers, performing computational fluid calculations in the research and development division. Since discovering Bitcoin, he has been involved in a number of cryptocurrency projects, including a cryptocurrency exchange and the development of quantitative tools for bitcoin data analysis.
Zoran Balkic has been a computer scientist since he was a child, and studied and then taught computer science at university for 15 years. His first Bitcoin project in 2013 involved using SMS to buy Bitcoin, and he went on to found and lead successful companies in the cryptocurrency industry. His interest in education continues, and he is an active participant in the Croatian Bitcoin community.