Mr. Goxx, the Crypto-Hamster - Internet’s New Sensation

Teodora Dobrilova
Teodora Dobrilova

Updated · Feb 21, 2022

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The rodent has been trading crypto live on Twitch since June this year.

An Entertaining Project

Mr. Goxx is the "light-hearted side project" of two German men, who insist on remaining anonymous. 

His name is a reference to Mt Got, which used to be one of the top crypto exchanges globally. The company, however, got compromised. As a result, hundreds of thousands of bitcoins got stolen and the exchange went bankrupt.

But the rodent doesn’t seem to be following in Mt Got’s footsteps.

Rich as a Crypto-Hamster

Mr. Goxx had a rough start. He even almost became as poor as a church mouse.

The rodent began its cryptocurrency journey on the 12th of June. During the first month, Goxx Capital lost 7.3%.

As of the 27th of September, however, the hamster’s performance is up 19.41%.

The Trading Office

Mr. Goxx buys and sells crypto from his tiny office. His owners attached it to his cage and aptly named it the “Goxx box”.

To choose a currency, the rodent gets on his wheel. Then, he goes through one of the two tunnels in his office - “buy” and “sell”. 

If he chooses the first one, he makes a $20 purchase. But if he goes through the “sell” one, he spends all of his holdings. This is thanks to electronics wired to the Goxx box.

Every time the rodent goes into his office, a live stream begins on Twitch. His fans get notified via Twitter. 

All of Mr. Goxx’s tweets end with a necessary disclaimer - his actions are not actual financial advice.

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Teodora Dobrilova

Teodora Dobrilova

Teodora devoted her whole life to words – reading, writing and trying to be original on social media. She got certified in digital marketing but still feels she’s not cool enough to be an influencer. (We all disagree – she influences the team pretty well.) She finished a master’s degree focused in Literature, Publishing, Mass Media. Her hobbies include traveling, and reading. Teddy hopes that yoga will be the thing to finally teach her some patience and show her the path toward world domination. Maybe modern tech can also help her with that.

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