Neil Bergquist, the Co-Founder and CEO of Coinme is our special guest on this episode – episode 107 of the Leaders in Payments podcast.
Neil is from Edmonds, Washington and got involved with a tech incubator after college and it was there he was introduced to bitcoin.
Coinme is the largest licensed cash to crypto exchange in the US. It was started in 2014 with a bitcoin ATM. Today they operate 17,000 locations across the US in partnership with Coinstar and recently launched a partnership with MoneyGram.
We talked about the early days of Coinme and their mission of changing the message in the market to help people better understand digital currencies and remove some of the negative perceptions that are in the market today.
Neil provided his vision of the future of crypto and what drives him to get up and work hard every day.