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Bitcoin Magazine’s Mission

Bitcoin Magazine is the oldest and most established source of news, information and expert commentary on Bitcoin, blockchain technology and the digital currency industry. Since 2012, Bitcoin Magazine has provided analysis, research, education and thought leadership at the intersection of finance and technology.

Bitcoin Magazine strives to present accurate, timely and relevant material to the Bitcoin and blockchain communities. We are passionate about Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology and are keen to share news about the people, companies and technological developments that are changing our world. Whether our readers are new to the space or blockchain-savvy developers, investors or entrepreneurs, we aim to inform and enlighten them with quality stories that meet our stringent editorial and journalistic standards, featuring both the highs and the lows of the cryptocurrency industry.

Who owns Bitcoin Magazine?

Bitcoin Magazine is owned by BTC Media LLC, which is the media and publishing subsidiary of BTC Inc. BTC Media also publishes yBitcoin, Let’s Talk Bitcoin and Distributed.

Who founded Bitcoin Magazine?

Bitcoin Magazine is the first publication devoted exclusively to Bitcoin. Founders Mihai Alisie and Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, published their first issue in May, 2012 and later joined forces with Orlando, Florida-based Coin Publishing LLC to produce 22 issues. BTC Media acquired Bitcoin Magazine in 2015.

Editorial Policy

Who is Bitcoin Magazine’s editorial staff?

Bitcoin Magazine has a dedicated editorial staff that is independent of BTC Media’s other commercial properties.

How does Bitcoin Magazine choose which stories to cover or publish?

The editorial staff accepts stories and story pitches entirely on their journalistic merits, timeliness, relevance and interest to the publication’s readership in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space.

Who writes for Bitcoin Magazine?

Bitcoin Magazine has full-time and part-time staff writers, as well as freelancers and guest contributors.

Does Bitcoin Magazine pay its writers?

Yes, Bitcoin Magazine pays its authors and freelancers for content that is published on the site. Writers are expressly forbidden, however, to accept any form of payment or compensation from a third party in exchange for covering a story.

How can I write for Bitcoin Magazine?

If you would like to submit a piece or are interested in becoming a regular contributor, please contact

Can I write a guest post for Bitcoin Magazine?

Bitcoin Magazine welcomes guest post submissions from industry experts and thought leaders in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. Like any news article, submissions for guest posts are considered according to their merit and relevance to our readership. Bitcoin Magazine does not publish or accept any guest post in return for payment or other financial consideration.

How can I pitch a story to Bitcoin Magazine?

Please submit all pitches and leads to

Does Bitcoin Magazine publish press releases?

Bitcoin Magazine does not publish press releases. Companies and individuals are welcome to submit press releases to our editorial staff for consideration. Whether or not we decide to follow up with a press release submission is based entirely on the merit of the story and its relevance to our readership. We do not accept news story pitches in exchange for payment, nor do we permit our writers to accept any third-party incentives to cover stories.

Does Bitcoin Magazine accept payment for articles?

No, Bitcoin Magazine does not publish any editorial/news content in exchange for payment, nor do we permit our writers to accept any third-party incentives to cover stories. In the case that an author violates this policy, Bitcoin Magazine will post a public retraction of the story and terminate the contract of the author in violation.

Does Bitcoin Magazine offer advertising?

Yes, Bitcoin Magazine offers opportunities to advertise on our site through banner advertisements, email newsletter sponsorships, and sponsored content. Advertising and paid content is always clearly labeled and designated. To request advertising and sponsorship availability or rates, please email us at

What is BTC Studios?

BTC Studios is a separate subsidiary of BTC Inc. that provides marketing, branding, and creative services for digital currency and blockchain companies. BTC Studios is a separate entity, independent from Bitcoin Magazine. At times, BTC Studios may pitch stories to Bitcoin Magazine just as any other PR or advertising firm, but receives no preferential treatment by Bitcoin Magazine.

Do Bitcoin Magazine staff and writers own digital currencies?

Bitcoin Magazine staff and writers are often paid in cryptocurrencies, and as Bitcoin enthusiasts, many hold varying amounts of bitcoin and other currencies.

Disclosure Policy: In order to avoid the perception of any conflict of interest, Bitcoin Magazine makes every effort to disclose the following information in articles that include content pertaining to:

  • an investor in BTC Inc., BTC Media LLC, or Bitcoin Magazine;
  • a company in which BTC Inc. has an ownership stake;
  • a company that the author has any financial relationship with (particularly in the case of a guest post);
  • a cryptocurrency other than bitcoin or any other investment or asset in which the author is significantly invested.

Editorial Team

  • Aaron van Wirdum
  • Colin Harper
  • DoEun Kwon
  • Ashley LaChance
  • Vanessa Krohn

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