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The Horizen community is unique, colorful, and full of interesting people. Each month, we feature three individuals who contributed their time and expertise to help us improve various aspects of our project.
We featured AGNFAB in our August monthly live stream. AGNFAB is well known in our community and by our team for his engagement and activity within our social channels and his wonderful art!
What drew you to blockchain technology?
I arrived to the scene pretty late. I purchased my first cryptocurrencies over 2 years ago. It was a friend of mine that told me to purchase bitcoin. He talked openly about “the new internet money” that one day would take over the world. I read about Bitcoin and its digital way of storing wealth.
My son was 2 years old and we were playing around on my computer to fill my first BTC order, but something went wrong with my internet connection. My order was set to purchase €100 worth of Bitcoin (approximately 35.7 BTC at the time), but the order didn’t go through and i continued to play with my son that evening.
Today that amount could have been life-changing for me. As the BTC price began to skyrocket around Spring 2017 the failed BTC order began to haunt me. I started to read about smart contracts and learned how blockchain could help enterprises and corporations in the future.
Why did you choose Horizen?
I came in touch with Horizen (Zencash at the time) over a year ago. Privacy has really been something that I am interested in. We are in an age when the internet has taken control over our life. Most people have their whole life open for everyone to view. It scares me. Privacy should be a ...
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