Mark Karpeles

The Story Behind The ‘Geek’ CEO Of Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox

Business Insider - April 21, 2014

In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to the comedy science fiction novel "The... Read »

Judge Freezes Mt. Gox CEO Assets Amid Bankruptcy

WSJ - March 11, 2014

U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman placed a temporary restraining order Tuesday on the assets of Mt. Gox Chief Executive Mark Karpelès, a related U.S. company and the Japanese parent company of the operator of the online... Read »

Hackers Hit CEO Of Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox

PCWorld - March 10, 2014

Hackers attacked the personal blog of Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles on Sunday and posted what they claim is a ledger showing a balance of some 950,000 bitcoins based on records they obtained from the defunct exchange for the... Read »

Mt. Gox CEO Files For Bankruptcy…

Venture Beat - February 28, 2014

The rumors were true. Former popular Bitcoin exchange, which shut down suddenly this week to “protect the site” and its users, announced this morning that it’s officially filing for bankruptcy protection, the Wall... Read »

Mt. Gox CEO Hasn’t Given Up

Fox Business - February 25, 2014

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles told an industry consultant that he has not yet given up on Mt. Gox and has not made plans to step down. “Giving up,” says Karpeles, “is not a part of how I usually do... Read »

Mt. Gox’s CEO Resigns From Bitcoin Foundation

Reuters - February 24, 2014

Mark Karpeles, chief executive of Mt. Gox, the embattled Toyko-based bitcoin exchange, resigned on Sunday from the board of the Bitcoin Foundation, in the latest blow to the digital currency. Read »

Mt Gox CEO Responds To Bitcoin Criticism

Forbes - February 13, 2014

Mt Gox chief executive Mark Karpeles –was angrily criticized after the exchange blamed a flaw in Bitcoin software for a potentially serious security issue. Read »