A government worker who got sucked into the 2017 crypto boom and hasn’t been able to get away since!

A government worker who got sucked into the 2017 crypto boom and hasn’t been able to get away since!

Welcome to Crypto in Conversation, where we’re de-bunking the how, why and what of crypto investments. We’ve asked crypto fanatics about their cryptocurrency, trading advice, trading pitfalls and their favourite tech gadgets.










Tell us something interesting about yourself

Got into crypto early 2017. Now can’t get away.

The details

Provide a breakdown of your cryptocurrency portfolio

  • 50% JET8
  • 40% BTC
  • 10% NEO.

Do you invest in anything other than cryptocurrency?


How often do you check the price?

A few times a day.

What have been your best and worst cryptocurrency investments?

Best: XVG

Worst: THOR (not VeThor).

Have you ever paid for anything with crypto?

Bills and I regularly buy coffees with CoinJar Swipe.

What are your most reliable sources for trading advice?

Mates in a closed group.

What is your favourite thing to spend money on?

I like small cap coins. I like researching them before buying small amounts.

iPhone or Android?

iPhone. Androids are messy.

Favourite tech gadget?

Ledger Nano.

What finance apps do you currently use?

Blockfolio, Trading View and CoinJar.

Do you have any advice for people who want to start in cryptocurrency?

Start small and expect to lose. If you win reinvest in something else.

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