About Us

Welcome to Into the Cryptoverse, we are dedicated to empowering crypto enthusiasts, traders, and investors by providing them with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the exciting and ever-evolving landscape of digital currencies.

At Into the Cryptoverse, we understand that the crypto market can sometimes seem like a complex and bewildering space. That is why we have made it our mission to simplify this intricate world and bring clarity to the often-confusing jargon and concepts associated with cryptocurrencies. Whether you’re a seasoned trader or just getting started, our platform is designed to cater to your needs and enhance your understanding of this revolutionary technology.

Our team of passionate experts and analysts are deeply immersed in the world of cryptocurrencies, constantly monitoring the latest trends, market movements, and industry developments. We gather and analyze data from a wide range of reliable sources, and our insightful articles, guides, and market analysis provide you with a clear and informed perspective on the crypto market.

Our Team

Our team is comprised of a group of highly skilled and talented professionals who are deeply passionate about the crypto market. Each member brings a wealth of experience and expertise in various aspects of the cryptoverse

Benjamin Cowen
Benjamin CowenFounder & CEO

Ben founded “Into the Cryptoverse” in 2019 to offer an impartial outlook on financial markets. His B.S. in mathematics and PhD in nuclear engineering allows him to bring a unique perspective to the cryptoverse.

Ben’s objective is to leverage his expertise and experience to assist others in effectively navigating financial markets. Through his commentary on equities, crypto, and macroeconomics, he strives to empower others to develop a well-rounded understanding of the overall market landscape.

Sebastian Desimone
Sebastian DesimoneCTO

Detail-oriented engineer with over 30 years of experience and a zest for solving complex problems while building scalable companies.

Renowned for his ability to seamlessly wear multiple hats. Whether it is diving into complex coding, managing tight deadlines, or providing valuable insights, Sebastian effortlessly switches between roles.

Moreover, Sebastian is a father of two, passionate photographer, and trail-runner.

Bram Merten
Bram MertenSenior Dev

Bram has a Master’s Degree in Applied Physics/Nuclear Engineering. With a passion for data and automation, Bram has utilised his expertise to create and implement mathematical investment methods. He has done academic research using numerical modelling and currently focusses on developing the ITC Webapp.

Bram is born and raised in The Netherlands. Outside of his professional endeavours, he enjoys fitness activities, learning foreign languages, and stargazing.

Dana Howell
Dana HowellMarketing & Events

Successful entrepreneur with a focus in creative tech. Dana is an Econ major with a background that includes political policy management, international business expansion in Europe, & wholesale e-commerce biz dev.

Dana does marketing for Into The Cryptoverse including the ITC NFTs, copywriting, plans the annual ITC event, and outreaches/coordinates guest talks for Into The Cryptoverse. On her off days you might find her researching new biohacks or taking cryo freezes to avoid acquiring certain altcoins.

Brendan O'Shaughnessy
Brendan O'ShaughnessyCreative Director

With over 20 years of design & branding experience, Brendan has worked for numerous startups and Fortune 500 companies.

Brendan owns a design & branding studio called Ocean & Sea that specializes in crypto clients, hosts blockchain meet ups in Kansas City through NFT Central and recently launched a web3 lifestyle brand called gm goods.

He helps ITC with design, marketing, product, fulfillment and more.

Samuel Z
Samuel ZDevOps

Samuel has worked with ITC since April 2021, starting out with building the Telegram Bot and supporting the initial ITC dashboard. He now splits his time working on backend automation and handling the support duties for ITC.

When he’s not working or watching charts, Samuel enjoys building mechanical keyboards, watching basketball, and playing volleyball. Samuel’s a bit of a bitcoin maxi but dabbles in some blue chip alts.

Al Soon
Al SoonSocial Media

Al has been jumping back into the Cryptoverse with Ben since the start of 2020. He protects the Cryptoverse from spam, scams, shills and trolls. He’s also here for the memes and is an avid enjoyoooor.

When he’s not uploading content to the Cryptoverse he’s most likely riding a bike or reading a book. Al lives in New York City with his wife and two cats. Believe it or not—he is not a bot.

Paolo Rau
Paolo RauSenior Software Engineer

Paolo brings a wealth of experience in mobile application development to our team. With a particular focus on writing efficient code, Paolo ensures our products perform at their best. Having co-founded a startup that was later acquired, Paolo understands the ins and outs of building successful tech solutions.

Outside of work, Paolo enjoys hitting the gym to stay fit and spending time with his kids and dog. His dedication to both work and personal life makes him a valuable addition to our team.