Sam Volkering

Sam Volkering

Sam built a career advising private clients and businesses on how to manage their money and build their wealth. With a decade of financial advice under his belt he decided that it was time to change the game and combine his great passions in life (technology, writing and helping people to make money).

He joined our Australian affiliate Port Phillip Publishing in 2013 and has since become one of Australia’s most recognised financial editors.

As a child he revelled in the wonders of the Apple 2e and Macintosh. A life-changing trip to Japan’s ‘Electric Town’, Akihabara set him on a discovery of technology that will never end. Starting a small tech business in his 20’s, registering a patent in Australia and running several websites are just some examples of how he immerses himself in the world of technology.

But his real talents lie in uncovering, researching and investigating the world’s most revolutionary technology companies and trends before they hit the big time. He predicted the rise of 3D printing, the arrival of augmented reality and most notably the incredible shift to self-driving cars and artificial intelligence.

He first bought bitcoin in 2011, and ever since he has followed the cryptocurrencies 'wild west', becoming an authority in this new field of digital assets. Recently, Southbank Investment Research published his book Crypto Revolution: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and The Future of Money

He travels the world meeting and engaging with inventors, founders, innovators and the most influential people in tech. His unique combination of financial acumen with an unwavering devotion to the most cutting edge technology makes Sam one of the most prodigious talents in our stable of Editors.

  • There shall be no losses

    In today’s Exponential Investor… Resilience needed When ETH was $64.50 Keep an eye on what’s coming soon For around three years there’s been a big group of people who have been languishing with a trade they made. It was January…

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  • Passwords, dumps and, ‘sad Coronas’

    In today’s Exponential Investor… Three Coronas £27 million of bitcoin See with your own eyes The weekend just gone was a great weekend. I don’t know about you, but for some reason I just really enjoyed it. Maybe it was…

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  • Should you invest in s***coins?

    In today’s Exponential Investor… Bitcoin’s Netscape forum Gold vs bitcoin Is there anything aside from bitcoin? Dear reader, When I first found out about bitcoin it was on a forum aptly named Bitcointalk. This was a very basic forum that…

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  • Nuts and bolts companies building the car of tomorrow

    In today’s Exponential Investor… Staring out the window Finally some passenger fun Knowing the nuts and bolts of high-tech cars It’s rare that I’m a passenger in the car. If we’re heading somewhere as a family, typically I’ll drive. For…

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  • Here’s where I get my most successful ideas

    In today’s Exponential Investor… A work trip where I don’t go anywhere Riding in my first self-driving car Early themes and investment ideas Typically at this time of the year, I’m in Las Vegas. It’s a pilgrimage I make to…

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  • Are we in a “green” bubble?

    In today’s Exponential Investor… Straw rant Tesla rant Disco rant I was driving home in the car last Thursday with my wife. We’d just been at an appointment and decided on the way home to grab a “cheeky McDonald’s”. The…

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  • Your questions about bitcoin

    In today’s Exponential Investor… A flood of bitcoin questions The anonymity of bitcoin How many bitcoin are there really? A few weeks ago my colleague, and editor over at Fortune & Freedom, Nickolai Hubble sent me an email. He wanted…

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  • Prepping for Chinese Doomsday

    Today’s email had a broken link for Exponential Investor Premium. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Click here to watch “The bitcoin fork in the road” video. In today’s Exponential Investor… Where is Jack Ma? Who started Covid-19 Get ready if…

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  • Goodbye Brexit, hello Banxit

    In today’s Exponential Investor… The prediction that came true Snowmen and snowdogs Exiting the banks Merry New Year! I hope you had an enjoyable and fun Christmas and New Year. I also hope you got my video message last week….

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  • Video: What a year. Now forget about it!

    In today’s Exponential Investor… Just me and you I promised something a little different today. That’s what you’ll see below in a video message I’ve shot just for you. It’s my view on what you can take away from the…

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