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13 Cryptocurrency Influencers

Olaf Carlson-Wee

Already since the first Bitcoin transaction in 2009, the brand new curiosity of cryptocurrency has become a worldwide phenomenon. The market exponentially grows, and even though Bitcoin gains value and recognition, there are hundreds of other active cryptocurrencies today.

Today, more than ever, it is necessary to remain aware of the digital giant of cryptocurrency, which causes what could be called the greatest trasladation of wealth in history. If you are looking for a place to start, in today’s article, you can read about the 13 most influential influencers in crptocurrency world from which you can now begin learning.

1. Olaf Carlson-Wee

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The first employee of Coinbase, a currency exchange site, Carlson-Wee is also the founder of Polychain Capital, a hedge fund manager who invests in blockchain assets.

On Unchained podcast Wee tells how he wrote his undergraduate thesis on Bitcoin in 2011 across the disagreement of his professors who called the currency “dead”. His anticipation paid off, and today he manages $ 15 million in assets on Polychain Capital.


2. Andreas Antonopoulos

Andreas Antonopoulos was at the birth of cryptocurrencies. He is the author of Mastering Bitcoin, the most prominent technical guide to understanding Bitcoin, and The Internet of Money, a basic piece of literature for anyone who wants to understand why digital currencies are so important.

3. Vinny Lingham

Vinny Lingham CEO CivicVinny Lingham, the star of Shark Tank South Africa, is a worldwide-known Internet entrepreneur who moved to California ten years ago and is now a co-founder and CEO of Civic, a startup that leads the global revolution of digital identity. The total value of Civic tokens went up to the first 50th (43rd).

Lingham is an active technology investor, primarily in Silicon Valley, focusing mainly on Bitcoin and Blockchain projects. He also teamed up with one of his previous co-founders to set up an investment fund in South Africa under the name of Newtown Partners.

4. Laura Shin

Writer and chief editor of Forbes, Shin manages coverage of the cryptocoins and blockchain techonology in the magazine.

Hosts the Unchained Podcast: Big Ideas From The Worlds Of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain, which goes deeper into the themes of her articles. Through these media, Shin has become a trusted voice in the industry.

5. a 6. Tai Zen a Leon Fu (Founders of Cryptocurrency Market)

This duo has begun the first and oldest Youtube channel about investiing in cryptocoins to help their families, friends and peers understand what can be understanded about investing in virtual coins after they have stopped having fun telling them again and again. They are known as the “Oracles of Crypto” for their extremely beneficial and well-documented assumptions about popular cryptocurrencies.

They spend their days producing educational materials, such as TaiFuIndexes, to help investors monitor market conditions and make accurate investment decisions. As the founders of Cryptocurrency Market, they also offer bootcamps and investment training.

7. Ameer Rosic

Ameer Rosic is a businessman, marketing expert, angel investor, and Blockchain evangelist. He is also the CEO of Blockgeeks Inc. and a respected commentator on the blockchain area. He is an important spokesman at Blockchain at Mars and Western University, also on sites like VentureBeat, NexWeb and Engadget.

8. Chris Dunn

An active investor and founder of Skill Incubator, the home of the largest community of crypto businessmen and investors, Chris Dunn focuses on education and financial startups.

He was called cryptocurrency leader of portals such as Fox News and Enterpreneur. Its goal is to help 100,000 people become successful investors in cryptos.

9. Charlie Lee

Charlie Lee, former director of engineering at Coinbase, is the founder of Litecoin. Lee recently decided to focus full-time on Litecoin. Litecoin is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that allows an instant, almost fee-free payment to anyone in the world.

10. Ian Balina

A seasoned entrepreneur, author and crypto-investor. Balina livestreames business, founding interviews and ICO analysis based on its proprietary rating system. He recently launched a campaign for a Crypto survey that achieved 100% of its goal in less than one hour.

11. Peter Sin

Peter Sin is an experienced professional who looks over the finances of one of Singapore’s leading financial advisory companies. He is also the founder of the Singapore Bitcoin Club, the largest Singaporean educational community on the topic of cryptocurrency exchange. Sin speaks at various seminars where he tells his personal insight into the diversification portfolio and the leverage effect of crypto-coins, as financial assets.

12. a 13. Ashton a Jay Addison

Ashton (CEO) and Jay (Chairman) of are dynamic duo of father / son. Jay has become a publisher in the technology sector since the beginnings of a personal computer as a concept. Producing breakthrough videos and appearing in over 5,000 TV and radio shows. The passion for commenting on the state of the world’s finances did not fall far from the tree.

While we can see Jay viewing subjects on Reuters Insider Financial News or CryptoBizMagazine. Ashton hosts the Crypto Coin Show channel on Youtube.

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