Hans Hauge


Senior Quantitative Researcher

Prior to joining Ikigai, Hans was a software engineer, Bitcoin miner and prolific Bitcoin analyst and author. Hans bought his first Bitcoin in 2015 at $250 and began publishing Bitcoin fundamental research on Seeking Alpha in May 2018. In July 2018, Hans became the Seeking Alpha Bitcoin “Opinion Leader” - a designation signifying the most popular author on a particular subject. Hans has written more than 80 Bitcoin articles on Seeking Alpha, including four site-wide “Editor’s Picks”. Alongside his Bitcoin research work, Hans has more than six years of software engineering experience, specializing in open-source, full stack development using Ruby and JavaScript. Prior to that, Hans spent several years as a factory manager.

Hans holds a B.S. in Information Technology and an MBA from Whitworth University.