Alena Afanaseva is one of the co-founders, permanent leaders and motivators of the BeInCrypto team. As a well-known Russian Financial Analyst in the past and a former Managing Editor of 'Currency Speculator' Magazine, Alena is knowledgeable on all topics related to macroeconomics, monetary policy, fundamental analysis of financial assets (both crypto and traditional), the future of blockchain and the current state of crypto regulation in Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern countries. Furthermore; Alena's background allows her to share the experience and perception of online news media business and the strategies behind building a world-known multi-language crypto news outlet. As a lecturer at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, the leading and oldest financial university in Russia, Alena delivers her own course titled “The NFT market. Introduction into digital art” which delves into the history of non-fungible tokens and the technical aspects of creating an NFT.