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Niklas Nikolajsen

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Niklas Nikolajsen at the Bitcoin Suisse Office in Zug

Niels Niklas Bang Nikolajsen (born 1975 in Denmark) is Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board of Bitcoin Suisse AG, and an early adopter in the field of cryptocurrencies. Since 2011 he is a resident of Switzerland.

Background[edit]

Niklas Nikolajsen graduated at the Copenhagen Business School[1] and worked as a software architect and developer, in the later years of his career mainly in the financial sector. Since 2010, he has been a proponent of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology.[2] He co-founded Bitcoin Suisse AG, a Swiss crypto-financial service provider, in 2013 and joined the Digital Finance Compliance Association in 2014[3] where held a position in the board until beginning 2016.

He is president of the Liberland Settlement Association, related to the Free Republic of Liberland which is a sovereign state located between Croatia and Serbia.[4][5][6]

Nikolajsen was listed among the top 100 most influential Swiss bankers by the Swiss magazine Bilanz in 2016 and 2018.[7][8]

In 2018, Nikolajsen bought the Salesianum[9], a residence on the lakeside of Zug built in 1750, which is considered one of the landmarks of Zug.

At the end of 2019 Nikolajsen was featured in an episode of German TV program Galileo.[10][11]

Personal Life[edit]

In May 2018, Nikolajsen got married to Anna-Christine Cath Hansen[12]. They have twin-sons and live in Zug, Switzerland.[13]

References[edit]

  1. "Bloomberg Profile - Niklas Nikolajsen". Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  2. "CNNMoney Switzerland - The entrepreneur who carries a Bitcoin worth $200,000 in his pocket". Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. AG, Easymonitoring. "Digital Finance Compliance Verein (DFCA)". Easymonitoring. Retrieved 2020-09-14.
  4. "Liberland, ein libertäres Paradies". Neue Zürcher Zeitung. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. "Liberland: Europe's newest country, where immigrants are welcome and taxes are optional". The Independent. 2015-04-17. Retrieved 2020-06-29.
  6. Lewis-Kraus, Gideon (2015-08-11). "Welcome to Liberland, the World's Newest Country (Maybe)". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-06-29.
  7. Erik Nolmans, Dirk Schütz, Harry Büsser and Stefan Lüscher, (Bilanz no. 18, 2016, p. 60, 62). "BILANZ: Die 100 Top-Banker" (PDF). Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  8. "Bilanz: Die 100 Top-Banker der Schweiz 2018" (PDF). Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  9. "Eine Zuger Prachtsvilla steht neu ganz im Zeichen von Bitcoin". zentralplus (in Deutsch). 2018-11-09. Retrieved 2020-06-24.
  10. ""Kann man mit Bitcoin noch reich werden?" 10 Fragen an einen Bitcoin-Milliardär | Galileo". Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  11. "Mit Bitcoins zum Milliardär - dieser Typ hat's geschafft". Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  12. "Cath Nikolajsen Wedding". Cath Nikolajsen. Retrieved 2020-09-14.
  13. "Cath Nikolajsen Naming Ceremony". Cath Nikolajsen. Retrieved 2020-09-14.




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