Dan Held, often times spelled Hedl, is an American entrepreneur in the blockchain space known for his expertise in business development.   He has been influential in cryptocurrency for always choosing to be paid in Bitcoin, and was major asset in the growth of Blockchain.com. 
During and after college, he was the financial analyst intern at Chapwood Capital Investment Management. His time at the firm allowed to learn more about capital investment and portfolio analysis. 
After college, he worked as the VP Asset Management and also as an analyst at Dunhill Partners. 
After working as an analyst in finance, he decided to quit his job, and with a friend developed and co-founded Zeroblock, an app that allows for users to see real-time market data and news feed aggregator pertaining to cryptocurrency on both the iOS and Android.