Regarded as a major publisher and voice for Blockchain among the Blockchain community, Canadian entrepreneur Richard Kastelein works primarily as a startup advisor, publisher, marketing expert, event designer and speaker.
He came into the Blockchain ecosystem by starting the first ever online magazine dealing with Blockchain technology outside of Bitcoin oriented themes, Blockchain News. Kastelein is also serving as interim Chief Marketing Officer for Blockchain banking startup Humaniq for their upcoming ICO. Humaniq is building a Blockchain solution to bringing banking via Blockchain, mobile devices, and biometrics to the billions of people worldwide who can’t access the financial system.
Kastelein is also a director of a Dutch hackathon foundation called The Hackitarians. As a prominent keynote presenter, he has spoken on Blockchain at events in Gdansk, Amsterdam, Minsk, Dubai, London, Antwerp, Bucharest, Eindhoven etc, where he helped spread the cause for Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency and, consequently, has built a notable network in the scene.