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Info Junkie: Girard Newkirk

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 16, 2019
Girard Newkirk

Girard Newkirk

CEO & Founder, KWHCoin

 
With KWHCoin, Girard Newkirk merged cryptocurrency and renewable energy with the goal of providing affordable energy access. The startup also hopes to promote coding and blockchain in the region through classes at Cape Fear Community College.
 
Newspapers and magazines Newkirk regularly reads for work or pleasure include Medium and the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.
 
Checks the websites Zero Hedge, a market-focused blog; Cointelegraph, a news site on the crypto industry; and Greentech Media, which provides renewable energy news and market analysis.
 
A favorite podcast is SunCast. “It has great interviews on the latest in renewable energy and solar.”
 
ESPN is one of Newkirk’s favorite TV channels, and he enjoys watching Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, a talk show on the latest sports news.
 
Book pick is The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton.
 
Favorite movies include The Usual Suspects and The Shack, a 2017 film based on a novel by the same name that follows Mack Phillips as he struggles with depression and faith.
 
A digital device that Newkirk recommends is Cryptocurrency wallet Trezor, a small, key-sized device that stores bitcoin and cryptocurrency private keys.
 
On Twitter: @khwcoin and @ Gnewkirklytics
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