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Why Alex Tapscott quit his high-paying job to write a book about Bitcoin

2022.07.14 08:26

Why Alex Tapscott quit his high-paying job to write a book about Bitcoin
Why Alex Tapscott quit his high-paying job to write a book about Bitcoin

 

“In 2015, I quit my job at the tender age of 29 to do something I’d never done, which is to write a book with no idea of what would come afterward.” Fast forward seven years later, Alex Tapscott is now a Canadian business author, known for his national bestseller Aside from his writing ventures, Tapscott is also the founder and CEO of digital assets investment company NextBlock as well the co-founder of Blockchain Research Institute along with his father, Don Tapscott.

But what drove the young Tapscott at the time to write about an asset class unknowns to the general public? In an interview with Cointelegraph, Tapscott explained that the idea came from his father during an annual ski trip:

 

Why Alex Tapscott quit his high-paying job to write a book about Bitcoin

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