Ragnar Lifthrasir

Blockchain Real Estate Pioneer

Ragnar Lifthrasir is a noted entrepreneur, advisor, investor, and passionate advocate for bitcoin and blockchain adoption in real estate.

In 2013 he founded the International Blockchain Real Estate Association (IBREA), a trade organization focused on education, events, professional networking, and supporting startups. In 2016 Ragnar founded velox.RE, a startup that uses the Bitcoin blockchain as a vertical platform for fundamental real estate applications. Ragnar holds a Masters in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. He earned his first bitcoins in 2011 from a bitcoin faucet. For a guaranteed response, contact Ragnar for $5 at Earn.


Work With Ragnar

Startup Advising.png

Startup Advising

Ragnar is currently reviewing requests to take a formal Advisor role in select, promising blockchain real estate startups.  Interested founders can send their pitch deck or white paper along with a one paragraph summary to Ragnar via email or the Startup Advising Contact Form. (Links are preferred over attachments). Startups doing an ICO will face extra scrutiny. Please only contact Ragnar if your token is clearly compliant with US securities laws or you are pursuing an exemption.



Ragnar works with a broad range of consulting clients such as publicly traded companies, governments, venture capitalists, law firms, and trade groups to understand and implement bitcoin and blockchain for real estate applications. Consulting is available in blocks of 1 hour, half day, full day, and short term. Payment is in bitcoin. If the client cannot pay in bitcoin, a 10% fiat money inconvenince fee will be charged.



For select events in 2018, Ragnar is available as a keynote speaker, panelist, and webinar host. For some events, a speaking fee plus travel and accommodation reimbursements are required, other events are free depending the organization, location, and content.  Ragnar is not interested in any of his projects being an event financial sponsor. Please inquire at least three months in advance.


Interview Request

Ragnar is a respected source for objective, concrete, and specific information about bitcoin, blockchain and real estate for print articles, podcasts, and video content. Before interviewing Ragnar, please browse his articles and videos for background information to ensure the most productive use of time.  Media may also draw from several quotes.