The Crypto News Podcast

Episode 023: Interview With Matthew Mcilwham

Matthew Mcilwham

Matthew Mcilwham is a recent graduate from Newcastle University, and completed a quantitative finance and risk management degree.

The first time he learnt about cryptocurrencies was back in 2015, where a friend introduced him to bitcoin

Initially, he was buying and selling Bitcoin,however, towards the end of 2016 he started to research the technology more and more, and this is where his real interest began.

Matthew is the founder and President of Newcastle University Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Society.

When we spoke for the Crypto News Podcast, we chatted about the following topics:

  • Attitudes among students and young people towards Bitcoin and the blockchain
  • How he hopes to inspire and educate the younger – and older generations – on blockchain matters
  • What universities are doing to make sure that women are inspired and included in everything blockchain related


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Matthew Mcilwham Talking Points:

1. Localbitcoins site here [My affiliate link]


3. Crypto Mate:


5: Coinbase here [My affiliate link]

6: Bittrex:

7: Binance here [My affiliate link]

8: Kraken:

9. Litepay:

10. HashGraph:

11: Tangle:

12. Lightning Network:

13. NEO Universal ledger:

14. Buying Crypto: A Beginners Guide – download the document here

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