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‘Blockland’ book review: Part gonzo, part Bitcoin-thriller, 100% recommended, Cointelegraph, Jack Martin, Oct. 15, 2020. Spanish

Bitcoin Historian Elias Ahonen Publishes 2nd Book, a 500-page ‘History of Cryptocurrency’, Newswire, Jan. 12, 2021. Finnish

Dogecoin Has a Top Dog Worth $2.1 Billion, The Wall Street Journal , Caitlin Ostroff, Feb. 17, 2021. Chinese, Spanish, Italian, German

Laurier alumnus Elias Ahonen examines paradigm-shifting movement in new book Blockland, Campus Magazine, Charlotte Clark, Jun 2021.

PANEL: Discourse on the Investment opportunities in DeFi and NFTs, Elias Ahonen moderating a panel at Dubai WOW Summit 2022.

Rare 1 BTC Casascius Coin NFT Sells for 350% Above Peel Value On The 4K Marketplace, Yahoo Finance, Jan. 20, 2022.

Business Art by Metastoric at Foundry Downtown Dubai explored NFT world, Gulf Today, Apr. 16 2022.

Bitcoin gets physical: Art or digital heresy?, Cointelegraph MagazineAndrew Fenton, Jan. 17, 2021 Spanish Italian

Review: Encyclopedia of Physical Bitcoins and Crypto-Currencies,, Zachary Kelman, Mar. 11, 2017

Crypto Coin Collectors Prize Bitcoin’s Old School Charm, The Information, Sarah Kuranda, Mar. 22, 2018  Chinese

Drastic value increase puts Bitcoin back on the map, Global News, Kerry McAthey, Dec. 10, 2017

CEO of Token Valley joins Danielle, The Danielle Smith Radio Show, Danielle Smith, Dec. 5, 2017

Token Valley at Bitcoin Rodeo 2018 | Calgary, Crypto Canucks, Ashton Addison, Aug. 17, 2018

Crypto Culture Magazine Presents – Blockchain & Crypto Business Convention YYC 2018 in Calgary, Financial Post, Oct. 12, 2018

Keynote Presentation: ‘Crypto-Currency & Blockchain: Then, Now, and Tomorrow’, Elias Ahonen at Calgary Crypto Convention 2018

Episode 4 – Elias Ahonen on Tesla’s Bitcoin Play, Really! This Week In History, Daniel Price, Feb. 13, 2021

Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction, CoinWeek, Mar. 15, 2022.


Finnish Media

Ykkösiä ja nollia (Ones and zeroes – personality profile article), Suomen Kuvalehti (The Finnish Picture Magazine), Tommi Melender, Feb. 5, 2021.

Virtuaalivaluutan Asiantuntia (Virtual Currency Expert – personality profile article), Turun Sanomat (Turku, Finland local paper), Juha Riihimäki, Mar. 10, 2021.

Toimittaja laittoi tietokoneen louhimaan bitcoinia (MTV reporter did a Bitcoin mining experiment), MTV Uutiset (MTV News), Juho Lauri, Nov. 7, 2021.

Missä on herra Nakamoto? (Where is Mr. Nakamoto?), MTV Uutiset (MTV News), Juho Lauri, Nov. 7, 2021.

Jos kryptovaluuttaan iskee 51 prosentin hyökkäys (51% attack as a risk to BTC network), MTV Uutiset (MTV News), Juho Lauri, Nov. 9, 2021.

Yksi suurista kryptovaluutoista syöksyi hetkessä miltei nollaan (Major cryptocurrency drops to nearly zero), MTV Uutiset (MTV News), Juho Lauri, May 12, 2022.

*some headlines shortened