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As the age of cryptocurrencies is on the rise, it is important to have reliable and accurate information when forming opinions around a topic that is still relatively new and uncharted by most day-to-day people. For that reason, we have created a top crypto influencers list which is composed of the popular voices in the cryptocurrency discussion.
9. Fred Ehrsam
- Twitter: @FEhrsam
- 117,000 followers
The future of NFTs for creators, communities, and developers
with two of the smartest minds in the creator space @blakeir and @Reedjd https://t.co/naf8YDUI3f
— Fred Ehrsam (@FEhrsam) March 5, 2021
Another co-founder of Coinbase with Brian Armstrong, Ehrsam has continued his journey with other crypto projects. While Armstrongs posts are more news-related, Ehrsam posts contain his opinions and insights into crypto investment as well as personal growth.
8. Tim Draper
- Twitter: @TimDraper
- 170,000 followers
This ought to be fun! pic.twitter.com/gBK3YCLjns
— Tim Draper (@TimDraper) February 27, 2021
Tim Draper and founder of Draper Associates is known for being a venture capitalist and angel investor. Draper is known for having a green thumb in anything he is involved in. He is also known for being vocal about the SEC formulating a supportive regulatory environment for crypto currencies. His Twitter feed is an oasis of viable information regarding the risks and opportunities of cryptos.
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7. Barry Silbert
- Twitter: @barrysilbert
- 307,000 followers
Digital Currency Group Announces Plan to Purchase Shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: $GBTC)https://t.co/hJPnjGko1O
— Barry Silbert (@BarrySilbert) March 10, 2021
Next on our top crypto influencers list is Barry Silbert. Silbert has been a crypto mogul for years, The founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group has played a major role in helping other crypto start-ups. If you are curious as to knowing which alt-coins are worth investing in Silbert is your guy.
6. Brian Armstrong
- Twitter: @brian_armstrong
- 497,000 followers
Machine learning being used to advance the hardware that powers machine learning. It's getting smarter!
Hadn't heard of this application of ML before but it makes sense.https://t.co/h4pM8O5wne
— Brian Armstrong (@brian_armstrong) March 1, 2021
As the CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong comes in next on our top crypto influencers list. His narrative has changed how managers, consumers and investors use and manage cryptocurrency. His Twitter feed includes high-quality news and projects pertaining to the crypto world.
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5. Ben Horowitz
- Twitter: $bhorowitz
- 548,000 followers
New book alert: https://t.co/wZ1Pt5Ndg4
— Ben Horowitz (@bhorowitz) July 13, 2020
Horowitz is a well-known crypto analyst and investor. Being a co-founder and partner at Anderson Horowitz, he has supreme knowledge and experience in software development and management. For these reasons, Horowitz is able to provide useful insights into alt-coins and the teams behind them.
4. Andreas Antonopoulos
- Twitter: @aantonop
- 568,000 followers
Rich people getting into #bitcoin isn't an endorsement of bitcoin. It's that they recognize the fiat ships might all be sinking! Learn more for yourself, learn more to help explain to others: https://t.co/NmljpasAtU pic.twitter.com/o1rtSmxrD4
— Andreas (BEWARE of giveaway scams!) (@aantonop) March 11, 2021
Author of Mastering Bitcoin, The Internet of Money and Mastering Ethereum. Andreas Antonopouplos definitely deserves to make our top crypto influencers list. He has valued opinions which he shares through his Twitter, podcast and Youtube channels. He has such a great understanding of cryptos, his information is easily understandable by just about anyone.
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3. Roger Ver
- Twitter: @rogerkver
The message from #Bitcoin maximalists like @michael_saylor is “pay your taxes” and “obey your masters”. pic.twitter.com/vdRXroyKbo
— Roger Ver (@rogerkver) March 9, 2021
Last on our list of top crypto influencers is Roger Ver also known as “Bitcoin Jesus”. Ver has been known to be one of the world’s first investors not just in Bitcoin.com, but also in Blockchain.com, BitPay, Z.cash, ShapeShift, Kraken and Purse.io. He prominently shares his knowledge and insights across various Bitcoin forums and websites. His Twitter feed is a great source of information on important issues, including blockchain integrity, ethical considerations for cryptocurrencies and essentially, anything worth mentioning regarding cryptos.
2. Charlie Lee
- Twitter: @SatoshiLite
- 894,000 followers
10/ This is different from traditional baseball cards. The manufacturer or even the league can cease to exist, but the physical card can still retain value. For example, the brand Fleer no longer exists, but the 1986 Fleer Michael Jordan rookie card is still worth $500k+ today. pic.twitter.com/yERgFeRz43
— Charlie Lee [LTC⚡] (@SatoshiLite) March 4, 2021
How can we make this top influencers list without mentioning the founder of Litecoin and former Director of Engineering at Coinbase Charlie Lee? It’s easy to see that Lee has an incredible understanding of cryptos and how they work. With hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter Lee is definitely a major influencer in the crypto space.
1. Vitalik Buterin
- Twitter: @VitalikButerin
- 1.2M followers
Things I'm excited about (incomplete list)
* Cryptography+blockchains esp @ethereum family
* Life extension @SENSResearchFou
* New governance/"social tech" @RadxChange
* Better online education of all types
* Building cities @CCIdotCity
* Ongoing global poverty reduction
— vitalik.eth (@VitalikButerin) June 18, 2020
Our top crypto influencers list ends with Vitalik Buterin. In his crypto career at the ripe age of 17, Buterin quickly became an expert at a young age. He began writing for Bitcoin weekly after high school and ended up co-founding Bitcoin Magazine soon thereafter. Buterin actually created Ethereum after he was able to observe a few of Bitcoin’s shortcomings and limitations. He continues to be a connoisseur and a source of wisdom for anyone who is interested in crypto currencies.
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