Margaux Avedisian |



Recently featured in the WSJ, New York based Margaux Avedisian is a publicist, entrepreneur, and advisor in the Bitcoin and Blockchain industry since 2012. Margaux is currently Executive Vice President at Transform PR, the leading blockchain public relations firm which has represented more than 100 blockchain companies and 30 ICOs including Ethereum, Augur, Golem, Gnosis and Bancor. Prior to joining Transform PR, Margaux relaunched the first American Bitcoin exchange, Tradehill. She also cofounded MonetaGo, a blockchain value transfer company, and Alphapoint, a white label exchange software platform. She was featured in the documentary “The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin” and serves as an advisor to numerous blockchain companies. Margaux also has a podcast called Burning Bridges with Margaux as well as a YouTube channel where she gives advice and How To’s about blockchain and ICOs.

At Tradehill she spearheaded the company’s expansion by raising money, hiring key employees including the CFO, and writing detailed client policies and procedures. Following her work at Tradehill, Margaux was approached by Alphapoint, another Bitcoin exchange, to join as CEO and Co-Founder until they pivoted to an exchange licensing company. Currently, she is active in the remittance market focusing on math-based protocol and currency Ripple. Before Bitcoin she worked on QA for Google for over four years and co-founded a couple of companies, including the social music app TuneTug. She has a BA from Mount Holyoke College and an MFA from Academy of Art, and is a featured star in the Bitcoin documentary, the Rise and Rise of Bitcoin.