Ian Balina is an influential Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Investor, Advisor, and Evangelist. A former Analytics Evangelist at IBM, Ian is now investing in cryptocurrency token sales (ICOs).I thought the awesome thing about Ian is how he found a niche or something to focus on and he’s just running with it which is something all entrepreneurs can learn from. For Ian it’s cryptocurrency for us it could be a multitude of different things. I also appreciated the fact that he’s had so many side ventures and businesses which show his work ethic and he seems to see opportunities everywhere. So sit back and enjoy this CEO Chat with Ian Balina.
– What is cryptocurrency and what is blockchain? Why are they important?
– The future of the industry
– Building a personal social media brand
– Advice on going viral on social media
– How he has been influenced by Gary Vaynerchuk to create content
– Advice for people looking to start a side hustle
Resourcs Ian mentioned:
- Website: https://www.coinbase.com/
- Book: Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money
- Book: The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and Digital Money Are Challenging the Global Economic Order
- Ian’s Book: The Complete Freelancer Guide: Become your own boss, do what you love, and make money doing it