Bitcoin Claims First ‘Real’ Victim: 28-Year-Old First Meta CEO Autumn Radtke Found Dead

Rest in peace, Autumn Radtke, we’ll miss you (Tech in Asia, Feb 27, 2014):

Update (Feb 27, 3pm): Article edited to emphasize that investigations are ongoing. While suicide has been suggested, it is not a certainty.


The startup community has lost one of its own. Autumn Radtke, CEO of First Meta, a Singapore-based virtual currency trading platform that also deals in bitcoin, has died last night, Tech in Asia has learned. She was 28 years old.

The circumstances surrounding the death is unclear. Sources have suggested that she committed suicide, although police investigations are still ongoing.

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