Stephen McKeon, Department of Finance

Steve McKeon

Stephen McKeon, Inman Research Scholar

Associate Professor, Finance
Practice Areas: Cryptocurrency, Venture Capital, Private Equity

Faculty bio | Research website | (541) 346-8556 | @sbmckeon

Stephen McKeon is an academic expert in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, corporate finance, including venture capital, private equity, entrepreneurial finance, mergers and acquisitions. He also works in the Finance and Securities Analysis Center in the Lundquist College of Business.

Recent Media:
How stablecoin is different than other cryptocurrencies ... and how it's not (CNN, Oct. 28, 2021)
What are stablecoins? A blockchain expert explains (The Conversation, July 29, 2021)
Here’s why cryptocurrency crashes on weekends (CNBC, June 10, 2021)
What’s the significance of Bitcoin’s $1 trillion valuation? (MarketPlace, Feb. 19, 2021)
Coinbase IPO to further legitimize crypto, but limitations remain (Cointelegraph, Dec. 23, 2020)
Why Is Bitcoin Near All-Time Highs? Where Does It Go From Here? (Forbes, Nov 24, 2020)
Are Bitcoin and Gold Good Investments? (Forbes, Aug. 28, 2020)
The Inquisitive VC - Stephen McKeon, Partner at Collaborative Fund (Brave New Coin, June 10, 2020)
EC took aim with sniper, not shotgun, during 2019’s token wars (AMBCrypto, Dec. 18, 2019)
Time will tell: EOS – Security or Cryptocurrency? (AMBCrypto, Oct. 30, 2019)
The Newest Haven for Cryptocurrency Companies? Wyoming (WIRED, June 13, 2019)
Crypto finance grows up: Tagomi’s new tools could draw institutions into the crypto market (Forbes, Feb. 15, 2019)
Blockchain Could Speed Homebuying—Once the Hurdles Are Cleared (Bloomberg, Oct. 30, 2018)
Here’s how cryptocurrency goes mainstream (ThirtyK, Aug. 31, 2018)
Security tokens will be coming soon to an exchange near you (TechCrunch, Aug. 28, 2018)
What is a blockchain token? (The Conversation, Aug. 2, 2018)
How security tokens are going to disrupt venture capital (Venture Beat, June 9, 2018)
Why Blockchain Will Survive, Even If Bitcoin Doesn’t (The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2018)
Blockchain goes to college (Oregon Business, Jan. 23, 2018)
Concerns mount as Venezuela closes in on petro, an oil-backed cryptocurrency (CNBC, Jan. 8, 2018)
10 success stories that help explain the modern economy (The Street, May 19, 2016)
Opinion: Blackstone fine shines light on black hole of undisclosed fees (MarketWatch, Oct. 14, 2015) 
Back to school: funds raised with placement agents underperform (Buyouts, June 1, 2015)
After scandals, evaluating pension funds’ middleman (The New York Times, May 12, 2015) strikes deal for Harry & David (The Mail Tribune, Sept. 2, 2014)
Are companies at risk when the CEO is in the cockpit? (Houston Public Media, Aug. 13, 2014)
A mirror can be a dangerous tool for some CEO’s (The New York Times, March 6, 2012)