Print
Entrepreneurs

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
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Christy2

Roof Maxx is a Roofing Disrupter

Christy West - Roof Rescue of Wilmington LLC/Roof Maxx
Lynnwhitesellheadshot

Executive Coaching: Helping Successful Leaders Become More Successful

Lynn Whitesell - Harris Whitesell Consulting
Mike stonestreet 300x300

When And How To Make Changes To Your Association's Governing Documents

Mike Stonestreet - CAMS (Community Association Management Services)

Trending News

White, Olson-Boseman Talk Hospital, Unlikely Partnership At Power Breakfast

Cece Nunn - Dec 12, 2019

In RiverLights, Firm Buys Land For 250 Apartments

Cece Nunn - Dec 12, 2019

Midtown Center Welcomes New Tenants, Revamped Store

Cece Nunn - Dec 13, 2019

Industry Leaders Shed Light On Gov. Cooper's First Film Council Meeting

Christina Haley O'Neal - Dec 12, 2019

In The Current Issue

A Wave Of Woes

While recent projects mark major milestones for the Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority, which does business as Wave Transit, the agen...


Retiree Volunteers: 'We're Just Not Done Yet'

More than 6 out of 10 adults age 55 and older engage in some volunteer activity in the U.S. The sizeable number of volunteering retirees can...


NHRMC Building Plans Continue

Even though New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s future ownership status remains up in the air, the health system has not pulled back on it...

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2019 Health Care Heroes
August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
2019 WILMA Leadership Accelerator
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`