As Chief Executive Officer of BTC Media LLC, David Bailey is a leader in digital currency communications. After founding yBitcoin, the world’s leading publication about digital currency, David launched BTC Media, a corporate group that includes bitcoinmagazine.com, the original source for frontline coverage of breaking Bitcoin news and in-depth features on people, ventures, deals and developments.
BTC Media is now the world’s preeminent Bitcoin media group, reaching millions of readers worldwide and representing over 130 fintech advertisers ranging from startups to multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 companies.
David’s previous entrepreneurial ventures include two long-only equity funds and Forza Financial, a microfinance company he co-founded and grew from concept to a leading domestic MFI. He also served advisory board roles at Lend for America and Culverhouse Investment Management Group. Currently, David serves as Advisory Board Director at College Cryptocurrency Network and on the boards of national organizations including Bitcoin Shop (BTCS). He is "entrepreneur in residence” at 402 Digital Partners, the leading digital currency investment fund in the southeastern United States, where he advises on digital currency, emerging trends and investment opportunities.
David also provides consulting services for companies and institutions who are seeking to break into the Bitcoin space.
David was a University Fellow at the University of Alabama where he earned degrees in finance, economics and Mandarin Chinese. Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, David now lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee, where BTC Media makes its headquarters.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016
Moderator at Money20/20 Las Vegas 2015