Nathaniel Whittemore

Nathaniel Whittemore

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Nathaniel Whittemore, one of the best known voices in crypto, is an independent strategy and communications consultant for leading crypto companies. Nathaniel is the Creator and Host of The Breakdown podcast, a daily analysis of macroeconomics, bitcoin, geopolitics and big picture power shifts, produced and distributed by CoinDesk. The Breakdown is one of the largest and fastest-growing macro and bitcoin podcasts in the world. Previously, he has been a venture capitalist with Learn Capital, was on the founding team of, and founded a program design center at his alma mater, Northwestern University, that helped inspire the largest donation in the school's history. In addition, Nathaniel is a Marketing and Strategy Specialist for FTX, and a Lead at NLW&Co., a crypto marketing and strategy firm.

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  • Nathaniel was an advisor and editor of Social Entrepreneurship at and was an early content lead.

  • At Learn Capital, he oversaw deal flow, content, and company building projects, as well as helped the fundraising processes.

  • He was the Chief Marketing Officer at Partnered, a B2B platform that connected brands and startups.