Felix Hartmann (born January 11, 1995) is a German-American entrepreneur and author based in Los Angeles, California .  He is the former Chief executive officer of FundThis, author of Dark Age, and a cryptocurrency and equity trader.  
As of 2017, Hartmann has been a full-time cryptocurrency trader and went on to found CryptoAcademy.us, a crypto currency investor network and community with over 3000 members from all over the world.
in June of 2016, Hartmann published his debut novel Dark Age  , which has gone on to sell tens of thousands of copies and was nominated for the Dragon Award for the Best Apocalyptic Fiction Novel of 2016 by Dragon Con .  Dark Age was also nominated for the Prometheus Award 
Hartmann was born in a subsection of Stuttgart , Germany , and grew up in the town of Bad Mergentheim in Southern Germany, where he attended the Deutschorden-Gymnasium until moving to the United States in 2008.