Brooke Becher
Staff Reporter at Built In
Expertise: Blockchain, Web3 and Fintech
Education: University of Lincoln, United Kingdom; California State University, Long Beach

Brooke Becher is a Built In staff reporter covering fintech and blockchain technologies, including crypto and Web3. Based out of Los Angeles, she’s been writing culture features and reporting local news since 2014.

Becher holds a master’s degree in journalism and international human rights from the University of Lincoln, based in the United Kingdom, as well as a bachelor’s in journalism and mass communication from California State University, Long Beach. Her dissertation analyzed the nation’s narrative on rape culture through Western, online news media coverage, spanning the American political spectrum. 

Past works are featured in LA Weekly, The Orange County Register, GOOD Magazine, Long Beach Press Telegram, California Business Journal and Los Angeles Magazine.

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A person falling off of a stack of crypto coins as the rug they are on is pull out from underneith them.
Nov 29, 2022
Watch out for the telltale signs of this popular Web3 scam.
Chain links connected through a handshake.
Nov 29, 2022
Consensus mechanisms keep nodes in a distributed ledger on the same page.
Two Ethereum logos merging into each other.
Nov 28, 2022
A look into the historic overhaul of crypto’s second-largest blockchain platform.
Cryptocurrency tethered to parachutes during an airdrop.
Nov 28, 2022
Some Web3 startups hand out free tokens to stoke excitement and draw new users.
A digital bank with a large dollar sign.
Nov 21, 2022
When fiat and digital currencies collide.
Nov 15, 2022
Quiet quitters put in the minimum amount of work required to keep their jobs.
A utility NFT connected to various services and media.
Nov 01, 2022
Utility NFTs offer owners immediate membership perks on top of assumed accrued value down the line.
Stacked layers of a blockchain with layer 1 exposed at the bottom.
Nov 01, 2022
Everything you need to know about layer 1, the base infrastructure of a blockchain.
The Tornado cash logo superimposed on a dollar with barbed wire.
Nov 01, 2022
Here’s what led to the sanctioning of the autonomous, decentralized crypto mixer.
Nov 01, 2022
This emerging technology creates 3D-printed objects that respond to stimuli.
A decentralized autonomous organization spread across a global map.
Sep 30, 2022
These member-owned, self-governing collectives may be the key to democratizing the internet.
A close up of a digital cube as a blockchain node.
Sep 29, 2022
Get to know the network of devices that form a blockchain’s infrastructure.