Editor’s note: This originally appeared on Analyse Asia, a weekly podcast hosted by Bernard Leong, dedicated to dissecting the pulse of business, technology, and media in Asia. The podcast features guests from Asia’s vibrant tech community.

John Riggins from BTC Media joined us in a conversation on the latest happenings of Bitcoin and blockchain in China. We discussed the chronology in how Bitcoin became mainstream in the Chinese technology ecosystem. John also shared the major players in China who are leveraging on Bitcoin mining and exchanges, the applications of blockchain technology to different areas and also Chinese issuing their own cryptocurrencies that is independent of Ethereum. Last but not least, we discussed how the phenomenon of initial coin offerings (ICO) are heating up the Chinese cryptocurrency space.

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