MY Story: Ben Hardyment

Q1: Please tell us about yourself and what you do?

 Am a serial tech entrepreneur and consultant.


Q2: When did you first develop your love of technology?

 Writing computer game review for What Micro Magazine back in 1982 aged 12!


Q3: When did you first realise the potential of Blockchain?

 When my old mentor Jasper Smith illuminated me as to its’ potential in mid 2016


Q4: When and why did you first get involved in Blockchain?

 When I was invited to consult on what was to become Catalyst Protocol.


Q5: How do you see the future of Blockchain and cryptocurrencies?

Unstoppable foil to state controlled financial systems… or is it?!


Q6: Bitcoin or Etherium or Alt Coin? Any Specific One?

Love IOTA.


Q7: Who do you think Satoshi is and what does he look like?

The CIA?


Q8: What advice would you give to someone just starting out?

Do something you love, whatever it may be.


Q9: If you had the power, what’s the one rule you’d change in the industry?

That it’s all about connections.


Q10: If there was no such thing as Blockchain or cryptocurrency, what do you think you’d be doing instead?

Tech startups.


Q11:  As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A comedy actor.


Q12:  What’s your favourite movie?

Monty Python and the Holy Grail… or…. The Thing!


Q13: Which is your favourite place in the world?



Q14: Which car you drive if you drive and which car would you like to own?

Am waiting for the Uber Heli-cars!


Q15: What would you miss most in your life if you were suddenly told you could no longer have it or do it?

A sense of humour.



Ben’s telegram/skype: benhardyment