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James Edwards

James Edwards

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James Edwards is the global cryptocurrency editor at Finder. He coordinates a distributed team of journalists to help further Finder's mission of helping people make better financial decisions.

He has been using Bitcoin since 2013 and began working in the industry in 2017. He takes pride in boiling down complex topics into language his parents can understand.

His expertise has seen him called on to report at events such as TechCrunch Disrupt, CoinDesk Consensus and IBM Think and has coordinated a vast number of high-profile interviews with the industry's brightest minds.

He is a regular contributor to Nasdaq, The Street and is frequently called upon for market commentary in Australia and abroad.

Experience

  • Produced over 200 interviews with industry experts, including Changpeng Zhao (CZ), Stani Kulechov, Kain Warwick, Tim Draper, Justin Sun and Tone Vays. Grew Finder's crypto YouTube channel to over 13,000 subscribers.
  • Produced a closed-door session at IBM Think on the impact of quantum computers on cryptography and bitcoin.
  • Annual judge of Finder’s Innovation Awards in the Cryptocurrency and Technology categories.
  • Mastermind of Finder’s annual Crypto Trading Platform Awards.

Education

  • Bachelor of Psychology (University of Sydney)
  • User Experience Design (General Assembly)
  • Front End Web Development (General Assembly)

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117 articles written by this author

SEC crackdown on Binance, Kraken – What it means for Aussie investors

It's been a busy day for US regulators as Binance faces a US 4$ billion fine and Kraken gets sued by the SEC

James Edwards 21 November 2023
SEC crackdown on Binance, Kraken – What it means for Aussie investors

Sam Bankman-Fried found guilty – what it means for Australian FTX victims

The founder of the FTX cryptocurrency exchange has been found guilty on all 7 charges and faces up to 110 years in prison.

James Edwards 3 November 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried found guilty – what it means for Australian FTX victims

Bitcoin’s price soars over 10% on ETF rumours – here’s why

Traders appear confident that a Bitcoin ETF is about to be launched in the US.

James Edwards 24 October 2023
Bitcoin’s price soars over 10% on ETF rumours – here’s why

New regulations for Aussie crypto exchanges: What it means for investors

Local crypto exchanges are set to be regulated by existing financial services laws, and a handful of bespoke regulations.

James Edwards 17 October 2023
New regulations for Aussie crypto exchanges: What it means for investors

11 best crypto exchanges in Australia

We've compiled a vetted list of the best crypto exchanges in Australia to help you get started investing in crypto.

James Edwards 12 October 2023
11 best crypto exchanges in Australia

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX trial starts tomorrow – what it means for FTX customers

SBF is facing up to 110 years in prison for his involvement in the $32 billion collapse of FTX.

James Edwards 3 October 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX trial starts tomorrow – what it means for FTX customers

Best exchanges for day trading cryptocurrency in Australia

We reviewed more than 20 crypto exchanges to find you the ones best suited to day trading cryptocurrency.

James Edwards 22 September 2023
Best exchanges for day trading cryptocurrency in Australia

Save $180 on medication | Dollar Saver tip #49

There's 2 straightforward ways you can save hundreds on medication each year.

James Edwards 20 September 2023
Save $180 on medication | Dollar Saver tip #49

Crypto tax calculator for Australians

Calculate your crypto tax obligations and prepare a report for the ATO with our free calculator.

James Edwards 19 July 2023
Crypto tax calculator for Australians

XRP soars 80% in SEC ruling: Is the optimism misplaced?

Crypto influencers argue yesterday's ruling between the SEC and Ripple is a massive win for crypto in the USA ruling in the ongoing court case between Ripple and the SEC is being touted as a win for cryptocurrency investors in the US today.The Judge presiding over the case, Analisa Torres, ruled that a digital asset […]

James Edwards 14 July 2023
XRP soars 80% in SEC ruling: Is the optimism misplaced?
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