As the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are starting to soar, the industry as a whole is a pretty hot topic at the moment. Like all industries, there are people who are making it all happen. Here are some of the biggest names in the space right now.
Christ Larsen is the co-founder of Ripple and is currently one of the richest men in crypto. Currently, his company controls 61 billion of the 100 billion Ripple tokens that are in supply. Additionally, in 1996 he also co-founded the online mortgage lender, E-Loan, which became the first company to freely provide its customers with its FICO credit scores.
Armstrong is the CEO of Coinbase, the online cryptocurrency exchange. He is arguably the one responsible for introducing much of the globe to the cryptocurrency world, as Coinbase’s customer base has more than doubled in recent years.
BitFortune.net lists Vitalik as one of the youngest entrepreneurs in the cryptocurrency world, co-founding Ethereum when he was just a teenager. Since founding the project, he has continued to be one of the most compelling members of the crypto space, consistently coming up with innovative ideas.
This is one of the biggest names in the blockchain community and he has had a huge impact in the blockchain and technology space. With the help of others, he has been very involved in many blockchain based applications. He regularly contributes to blockchain based conferences and lends his ideas to the community at large.
Anthony Di lorio
This tech genius is a big name in the cryptocurrency market. He is not only one of the co-founders of Ethereum, but also the founder of Jaxx, one of the most popular decentralized cryptocurrency wallets used today. He is known to travel regularly in his research, and has already invested in quite a number of successful startups in the industry.
Roger Ver is sometimes referred to in the field as simply ‘Bitcoin Jesus’ thanks to his knowledge and impact in the Bitcoin world. He contributed massively to the Bitcoin foundation and has continued to support it through financial donations.
He invested more than a million dollars in various blockchain based startups, and is very involved in the cryptocurrency market as a whole, investing in ventures such as Bitpat, Ripple, Kraken, and Blockchain.info, to name a few.
by Karthik Reddy