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I Heart Bitcoin is Africa’s leading cryptocurrency awareness portal that aims to promote bitcoin and the blockchain technology in Africa. was launched in September 2016 by former bond trader and cryptocurrency enthusiast Alex Lielacher. Alex has been following bitcoin since 2011 and has contributed to various Bitcoin publications including Bitcoin Magazine, BTCManager, CryptoCoinsNews, and Bitcoin Market Journal.’s writing staff is composed primarily of Africa-based freelance writers who share a passion for technology, bitcoin, and the world of cryptocurrencies. Currently, has writers based in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya.

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Alex Lielacher

The author Alex Lielacher

Alex is the founder and editor-in-chief at He is a former investment banker who has been following bitcoin and blockchain technology since 2011. Prior to launching, he has been contributing to leading bitcoin publications such as Bitcoin Magazine, CryptoCoinNews, and BTCManager.