Author - Antony Lewis

Inspired by a Bitcoin conference in 2013, Antony left a conventional banking career in Singapore to join a little startup called itBit. itBit is a Bitcoin exchange, one of the first wave of venture capital funded companies in the nascent cryptocurrency industry.

Now Antony blogs about cryptocurrencies and blockchains at and is author of The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains. As a Director at Temasek he oversees cryptocurrency related investments. He sits on the fintech advisory group of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission.

Before becoming obsessed with bitcoins and blockchains Antony was a technologist at Credit Suisse in London and Singapore, having started his banking career as an FX spot trader at Barclays Capital in 2007.

Antony studied Natural Sciences at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University where he gained two full Blues for sailing and graduated in 2004 with a 2:1.

Antony lives in Singapore with his wife Sarah and their two children. He tweets from @antony_btc and blogs at

The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains: An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies and the Technology that Powers Them (Cryptography, Derivatives Investments, Futures Trading, Digital Assets, NFT)
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