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Last updated 16th Feb 2022
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Since launching in 2012, Bankless Times is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and informational content within the alternative finance industry. Our news coverage spans the whole crypto-sphere so you’ll always stay up to date— be it on cryptocurrencies, NFTs, ICOs, Fintech, or Blockchain.If you’re looking for information, our guides have you covered. We offer how-to guides on buying and selling cryptocurrencies, engaging with brokers, exchanges, among other considerations that are tailored towards beginners.Our in-depth reviews on robots, wallets, platforms, and providers are an excellent, unbiased resource for both budding and intermediate investors.

Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Vision

Our vision is a decentralized world, where your access to finance & generating wealth is not decided by opaque institutions.

Mision

To provide the information necessary to access alternative forms of finance and wealth creation through providing accurate, well-researched, unbiased information across all forms of alternative finance.

Values

  • Knowledge: We are thirsty for impactful, up-to-date, information

  • Trust: We’re always open and transparent about the type of content we produce.

  • Ease-of-use: We aim to produce digestible content even on the most complex topics.

Bankless Times by the numbers

  • 200,000 monthly views.

  • 200 news articles per week.

  • 18 person-strong

  • 7 years active

  • 40 cups of coffee a day (18 reusable cups)

  • 80 escape room successes

  • 99 lively crypto debates —and counting

Meet The Team

Jonathan Merry / Director: Jonathan has almost a decade's worth of experience in the cryptocurrency field, and has built companies up from scratch. He is actively involved in all aspects of Bankless Timeslending his vast expertise to the successful running of the business.

In the evenings and on the odd Saturday, you’ll find Jon destroying his opponents in competitive chess.

Steve / Product Owner. Steve has 20 years of experience building and optimizing websites and has been specializing in the finance and crypto sector for the last five years.

When he’s not working on the website, Steve likes mountain biking and sailing with his family.

Keith Hodges / Head of SEO: Keith is a former journalist and finance SEO specialist in the personal finance and investments industry. Keith oversees our SEO and Content Strategy.

Keith is also a proud Horticulturist and is particularly fond of his organic asparagus patch.

Artiom Pucinskij / SEO Manager: Artiom spends his days optimizing the organic experience on our site.

When Artiom isn’t managing and creating unique marketing tactics, he’s surfing the net for the latest travel deals.

Karen Idorn / PR & Content Marketing Manager: Karen has seven years of experience in planning and managing off-page link-building strategies. At Bankless Times, she looks after all our PR activities and link-building initiatives.

In her free time, Karen alternates between hunting down the next collaborative opportunity and whipping up something delicious for her family.

Khashayar Abbasi / Crypto Writer: Khashayar is a crypto-enthusiast and runs his own crypto-podcast and newsletter.

When he’s not churning out news-worthy articles for Bankless Times, you’ll find him gliding gracefully along an ice rink.

Amala Pillai / Senior Editor: Amala is a former financial journalist, with seven years of editorial experience, having worked in offices and news desks around the world. She keeps a keen eye on everything that goes up on our site and as with all editors, has a peculiar affinity for em-dashes.

On the weekends, you’ll find her donning a lamé and testing out the limits of her sabre at the local fencing club.

Editorial Standards

We update our review and guides regularly and our editors proofread all content to ensure compliance with our strict editorial policy.

How does Bankless Times work?

Bankless Times is dedicated to bringing you the latest news and informational content within the alternative finance industry.

News: Our news coverage spans the whole crypto-sphere so you’ll always stay up to date— be it on cryptocurrencies, NFTs, ICOs, Fintech, or Blockchain.

Guides: If you’re looking for information, our guides have you covered. We offer how-to guides on buying and selling cryptocurrencies, engaging with brokers, exchanges, and among other considerations, that are tailored towards beginners.

Reviews: Be it coins, platforms, or robots, we try to conduct first-hand research where possible, otherwise, our reviews are based on secondary research, which includes going through user reviews. Our in-depth reviews on robots, wallets, platforms and providers are an excellent resource for both budding and intermediate investors.

We adhere to strict content standards and offer diverse perspectives and always aim to be inclusive.

Our History

Key Events:

  • Sep 2012 - Bankless Times is launched as a passion project in the wake of the financial crisis to provide a voice to alternative finance— to avoid relying on traditional financial institutions that led us to the crisis

  • Jan 2013 - Bankless Times starts covering an obscure financial technology known as Bitcoin

  • Mar 2014 - Cryptocurrency section officially launched on Site

  • Jan 2015 - Bankless Times receives its 100,000th visitor

  • Apr 2017 - Fintech section launched on site

  • Aug 2021 - Bankless Times is acquired by Intent, with the aim to provide a financial boost to further grow operations

Bankless Times in the media

We’ve been featured by Yahoo Finance, Cointelegraph and Techcrunch!

Ownership

Bankless Times is owned and funded by Intent.uk, a UK-based company specializing in building brands to help people make informed decisions online.

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Where are we?

Office 403 34 -37 Liverpool Street, London, England, EC2M 7PP

How to contact Bankless Times

Please refer to our contact page.

Keith Hodges

Keith Hodges

Keith is a finance SEO specialist, having worked previously as a journalist in the industry. He is currently the Head of SEO at BanklessTimes and is based in London. Keith has written and worked extensively in the personal finance and investment industries, with particular focus on international and digital currencies.
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