David Pimentel

David Pimentel

David Pimentel is a technology reporter with BlockTribune. Before joining BlockTribune in 2015, David was a staffer at Local Labs, the largest hyperlocal data and news producer in the United States. While there, he reported on local real estate transactions and sourced public record data for dozens of markets.

David was born in the Philippines where he studied Hotel and Restaurant Management at the National College of Business and Arts (NCBA).

David can be contacted at dave@blocktribune.com.

Recent posts by David Pimentel

Blockchain’s Future In India – Fighting Corruption

Blockchain, Opinion | December 9, 2018 By:

India is the world’s largest democracy, and – according to the United Nation estimates – its population will surpass China in 2028, making it the world’s most populated nation.

While the country marches towards digitization, the enthusiasm expressed by India’s government as it encourages the continued experimentation with blockchain technology is a sharp contrast from its sentiment on cryptocurrency usage,


Canadian Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinsquare Acquires Crypto Wallet BlockEQ To Expand Offering

News | December 7, 2018 By:

Cryptocurrency wallet BlockEQ has been acquired by Canadian crypto exchange Coinsquare for $12 million CAD ($9M USD).

Co-founded by Jonathan Lister, Megha Bambra and Satraj Bambra, BlockEQ is a crypto wallet built on top of the Stellar network. The wallet allows for the tokenization of crypto assets in order to allow them to move on the Stellar network,