Two years ago, crypto winter forced me to shutter Coinflash, my homemade “Turn your spare change into cryptocurrency” app. I sent an email to my users, delivering the news that my beloved bootstrapped baby was being put out to pasture. After all funds were safely withdrawn I spun down the servers, ceased making API calls, and watched the sun set on my crypto startup days.

Goodnight, sweet prince.

Or so I thought.

A few days later, a Coinflash user named Brendan reached out to ask why I was closing shop. Short answer: it was losing money. Long answer: the US-based centralized exchange I…

Louis Lapat

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