Margaux Avedisian, also known as the Queen of Bitcoin, is a prominent Bitcoin entrepreneur, comedian, and public relations practitioner based in New York City. She is a digital-currency consultant of Armenian descent, is involved in several high-level bitcoin projects, and she has appeared in documentaries and on numerous panels. Since starting her career in Blockchain in 2012, she has helped co-found three Bitcoin exchanges (MonetaGo, Tradehill, Alphapoint), and has further advised over dozens of other leading Blockchain platforms through her work as Vice President at Transform Group, a premiere Blockchain PR and Advisory organization.
Margaux was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She went to high school at St. Thomas Aquinas and eventually pursued a college degree in Chemistry and Psychology from Mount Holyoke College. Since graduating from school, Margaux has specialized in technology and cryptocurrency and has become a leading entrepreneur within the industry.
Margaux often performs comedy on the topics that are relevant to her life. Her main talking points during her bits center around being a woman in technology, cryptocurrency, and politics. She performs predominantly at NYC comedy clubs as well as conferences for bitcoin entrepreneurs and organizations. She has made many appearances at large-scale conferences such as SXSW, DLD, and the John Stossel show on FOX Network. Margaux has also performed at various other venus such as Caroline’s, NY Comedy Club, Cornelia Street Cafe and Broadway Comedy Club. She was featured and played a premiere role in the documentary The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, where she debuted her screen-time career. Her most recent performance at the Consensus bitcoin conference gained the most traction, as she was picked up by a writer at the Wall Street Journal who then wrote an editorial piece on her.
Margaux is one of the industry’s most experienced cryptocurrency marketers, with bitcoin experience dating back to 2012. She has held senior marketing and management roles at bitcoin firms AlphaPoint, Lazzerbee, MonetaGo, and Tradehill, as well as the International Ripple Business Association. She has been an advisor to BitcoinShop, Chamber of Digital Commerce, and the Lifeboat Foundation, and has been an algorithm consultant to Google. Her advisory to these organizations has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. Additionally, she was featured in a video interview with Reuters for her input on venture capitalism within the bitcoin industry. She also has been featured in the FOX news technology section for her input on the Russian ban of bitcoin operations and usage.