Ned is the CEO and founder of Steemit.com
, the first social media website based purely on blockchain. Ned is also an advisor to startups, including the cryptocurrency project for dating and matchmaking, MatchPool. Ned has been immersed in cryptocurrencies since 2013 when he discovered Bitcoin in a Yahoo! Finance article. His drive for building the future comes from his passion for understanding motivation and incentives, which he first discovered studying psychology and economics at Bates.