Paul has been involved with cryptography and electronic currencies since the 1990s. His novel, A Lodging of Wayfaring Men (2002), was inspirational to early cryptocurrency developers and advocates. Paul is the author of the Free-Man’s Perspective newsletter, as well as a founder of the professional-level privacy system, Cryptohippie.
Hannah has been involved in the Bitcoin/Blockchain space since 2012. She is the founder of Velas Commerce, a Director of The Blockchain Institute, and organizer of Chicago’s largest blockchain community group, the Chicago Bitcoin and Open Blockchain Meetup.
Hannah developed the Blockchain Institute's curriculum and teaches blockchain courses at UIC’s College of Business Administration.