Daniel Mark Harrison

Editor in Chief

Daniel Mark Harrison is Editor in Chief of CoinSpeaker. Harrison also writes columns for a number of mainstream financial publications. Harrison's writing and analysis is featured regularly online and in print in mainstream financial publications and he has also appeared on CNN and other major global news networks in the US, UK and Asia. With more than 30,000 followers on Twitter across the world and over 50,000 subscribers to his blog Harrison Talk, Harrison is considered a leading expert on global finance and investment. You can contact Daniel via dharrison@coinspeaker.com

‘Factory Banking’: How the Blockchain Will Play Central Banker to the Internet of Things
May 13th, 2015

In a world trading over an Internet of Things everyone will need a new way to configure value. Welcome to the era of Factory Banking where value is all configured by the Blockchain.

Bitcoin vs. the Blockchain – Why It Matters
April 30th, 2015

In this 5,000-word analysis on the differences between Bitcoin and the Blockchain, Daniel M. Harrison argues that identifying the two apart from one another has to be the first priority.

New Findings Suggest Nearly 90% Of All Bitcoin Holdings Already Spent
February 1st, 2015

Since 2013, it has been thought that just a third of all Bitcoin units mined had been spent or used. That number is closer to 90% however, indicates new research provided by a Reddit user.

Coinfire Burns Under Scorn of Angry & Fearful Opponents
January 25th, 2015

But who are the opponents who have brought the publication to its knees? The answer to that, as for so much in the recent crisis afflicting the industry, still remains a question as authorities appear slow to react to tip-offs.

Bitfinex Scandal Erupts as Director Admits Trading While Maybe Seeing Customer Orders
January 25th, 2015

Bitfinex Director says he’s been “a trader all [his] life” but that he’s not “actively” trading Bitcoin, when questioned about a potential conflict of interest.

Amazon Buys Israeli Chipmaker In Pursuit of ‘World’s Largest Storage’
January 23rd, 2015

Amazon Inc. has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Israeli chip maker Annapurna Labs Ltd., as a potential boost to its rapidly growing subsidiary which rents computing power to other companies.

Feminism Finds a New Frontier: Miss. Bitcoin & Beyond
December 28th, 2014

Bitcoin. It’s what we’ve got. So let’s use it. At the end of the day, maybe it’s really that simple.

‘Gold for Nerds’: The True Story of Bitcoin
December 21st, 2014

“Bitcoin is gold for nerds. It is something that a whole new generation of people believe in. The online nature of their lives and their economy, and so bitcoin, resonates with them.” — Nicholas Colas, Convergex

VCs Blast Through Dot Com Record to Make Bitcoin Biggest Bet
November 9th, 2014

In 2014 bitcoin start-up related investments will rise to as high as $300 million, and possibly go even higher than that, as fund managers can’t get enough of the prospects for new money.

CoinSpeaker Becomes 2nd Largest Digital Currency News Site, Catches Up With CoinDesk
November 8th, 2014

CoinSpeaker is now set to become the second most widely read bitcoin and altcoin news site on the web, as a result of getting in a number of money- and time-sensitive exclusives that beat our competitors to the punch.

Cryptocurrency Fraud (Part 1): Identifying Ways in Which Fraudsters Operate
November 6th, 2014

In this 2-part series written by Kolin Evans, a cryptocurrency expert who made Quark an international sensation following bitcoin’s euphoric rise in 2013, consumers are alerted to the types of digital currency fraud – and shown how to prevent them.

Britain’s Treasury Comments Send Virtual Currency Prices Higher
November 5th, 2014

Bitcoin was up 2% while BNC 2.0 Index coins such as Stellar and Counterparty were rising strongly on Wednesday morning following HM Treasury’s call for information.

FinCEN October Rulings and the Corresponding Perils of Decentralized Autonomous Corporations (DACs)
November 3rd, 2014

On October 27, 2014 FinCEN issued two administrative rulings with respect to the application of its regulations on virtual currencies. These rulings are significant and guest columnist CoinXoXo helps you understand why.