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When 8btc is now regarded as the oldest and the most influential independent platform for bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency news in Chinese community, its English site ( just started magnifying its impact beyond boundaries.

The English site of 8btc News ( is set to bridge the blockchain development between China and abroad. The development of Chinese blockchain industry will be updated regularly to help the Chinese blockchain startups to gain access to the overseas market. Also, 8btc is seeking to help foreign blockchain-related projects to grow their business and community in China.

As 8btc prides on its multi-function feature, consisting of 8btc News, 8btc forum, Blockmeta, Bizhongchou, etc, its English site will step forward based on this solid foundation. Here is the brief introduction of 4 sections under 8btc.

8btc News( aims to offer the public with blockchain/cryptocurrency news, reviews from KOI (key opinion leaders), studies that promote cutting-edge blockchain technology, business implementation and regulations from a global and extensive perspective. 8btc published the 1st book on Bitcoin in 2014 with CITIC press: Bitcoin A Virtual yet Real Financial World, The Digital Currency Development Report in 2014-2015 with Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Press in 2015, and Blockchain: from Digital Currency to Credit Society with CITIC in 2016.

8btc forum( has grown into the biggest blockchain/cryptocurrency community in China where blockchain developers, users and investors can exchange quality views and ideas. So far over 40 blockchain startups have established subforum to gain seed users and to speed up development based upon feedback.

Blockmeta ( is positioned to offer Bitcoin/Ethereum blockchain explorer service with features like transaction query, data mining, transaction tagging and address monitoring.

Bizhongchou( a crowdfunding site (BTC/RMB accepted) focusing on blockchain startups. There are 4 types of crowdfunding available: ICO/Rewards/Equity/Product. Our vision is to offer blockchain solution for equity crowdfunding via smart contract and sidechain technology, and implement shares registry, issuance, transfer and dividends settlement on blockchain.

8btc News English ( covers all the functions of 8btc. To guarantee the quality of the English site, we have a team of professional experts/editors. They not only possess excellent bilingual language proficiency, but also claim to be experts in blockchain and cryptocurrency areas.

Team Members


Chang jia

CEO and Founder of 8btc, Blockchain Researcher, Sci-Fi Writer. Editor and Co-author of Bitcoin, A Real yet Virtual Financial World (2014), and Blockchain: From Digital Currency to Credit Society (2016)




Red Li
Chief Editor
Experts on cryptocurrency and digital assets since 2013 and co-founder of 8btc in 2014. Co-author of 2014-2015 Digital Currency Development Report(2015) and Investment Guidelines for Crypto and Blockchain assets (to be published in 2017). Previous Translator and CI Trainer in a NYSE-listed Gold-Mining JV in China.