Head of Bitcoin Strategies,
Leon Wankum was introduced to Bitcoin in 2012 during his academic pursuit of philosophy and ethics. However, it was during his studies in Financial Economics when he made a significant mark. In 2015, as one of the pioneering Financial Economics students, he wrote a groundbreaking thesis centered on Bitcoin. His thesis delved into the potential of Bitcoin to aid citizens residing in underdeveloped regions, particularly those excluded from the existing financial system. Additionally, he explored its transformative possibilities within the remittance market, shedding light on its potential impact.
Today, Leon is an active HODLer and has diversified his interests into the realms of real estate and venture capital. Within these domains, he has carved out a niche for himself by specializing in developing innovative strategies for real estate investors looking to acquire and hold Bitcoin, capitalizing on the cryptocurrency’s growing influence and importance in the financial world. His journey from philosophy and ethics to Financial Economics and his unwavering commitment to exploring the potential of Bitcoin showcases his dedication to creating positive change in the financial landscape.