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Top 10 People in Cryptocurrency Space



Cryptocurrencies were made successful by the group of pioneers led their particular cryptocurrency. Here is the list of top 10 people in crypto space.

We all are aware of the success of cryptocurrencies in the last few years. And it was not possible without the contribution of various pioneers such as investors, the government, the developers etc. However, one section of people that made cryptocurrencies so successful was the group of pioneers who had to lead their particular cryptocurrency. They are not from a particular profession, some of them are who have suffered a lot in their previous part of lives, some are hard-workers whereas some are dreamers. Some of these pioneers are engineers, while some are the journalist, few are businessmen etc. So, these people have made a significant contribution to the crypto community.

In this article, we will figure out the top 10 people in the cryptocurrency space whose contribution in this field is unmatchable.


1. Vitalik Buterin:

One of the most influenced people in this list. Vitalik Buterin is the one who founded and invented one of the most successful blockchain-based technology, which we today know as Ethereum. This platform not only supports Ether coin rather several other cryptocurrencies. The company has excelled in its domain and have been a profit maker for a long duration. Apart from it, he is also the writer as well as publisher of Bitcoin magazine. The contribution of Vitalik in this space is unbelievable.


2. Roger Ver:

How can this list exist excluding Roger Ver? He is considered one of the most influential people in this crypto space. He is one of the people to invest in many such startups like, etc. Whenever there is an event related to cryptocurrency, Roger is present there. If we talk about his history, he was accused to of selling explosive. After the release, he moved to Japan. Again, he regained his citizenship of US. His contribution in cryptocurrencies is unbelievable and huge. Apart from his contributions to the crypto market, he is a peace advocate and believes in individualism.


3. Brian Armstrong:

He is excellent in his academics. He graduated with bachelor’s degree twice: once in computer science and other in economics. Further, he got post graduated from computer science. Currently, he is the co-founder of a financial exchange for digital currency exchange, Coinbase. He also featured in a movie named ‘The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin’ in 2014. He is one of the people to introduce the crypto space to the world.


4. Brad Garlinghouse:

The present CEO of the highest performing cryptocurrency in 2017, Ripple, Brad is not a person to be introduced. He was a technical genius and have worked in tech-giants like Yahoo, AOL, Flickr etc. His contribution to this market especially Ripple is amazing. Ripple act as an optimized platform to move currency for banks. Brad has been one of the most influencing personality in cryptocurrency and deserves to be in this list.


5. Charlie Lee:

Charlie Lee worked as Director of Engineering for Coinbase for some time but now he is the creator of a crypto coin Litecoin. Apart from it, he also manages several other crypto related projects. He was an engineer at the dream companies like Google and Guidewire Software before joining this market. Some believe that he got the motivation of invention of Litecoin from the flaws he noticed in the Bitcoin and other premier currencies. Litecoin uses a script-based hashing protocol which makes it so popular.


6. Nick Szabo:

Nick is one of influential personality in cryptocurrency. He has been providing innovative concepts of contracts in cryptocurrency and blockchain. He related the cryptocurrency to the commerce. He gave the idea of ‘bit gold’ even before the idea of bitcoin came in the market. Most of the people believe that he was the main person to initiate the construction of the basic architecture of Bitcoin.


7. Andreas M. Antonopoulos:

Andreas has been written several books like ‘The internet of money’ and’ Mastering Bitcoins’. Most of his books have been a source to learn how to invest wisely in bitcoin. He has been the inspiration of many investors. He also teaches about the cryptocurrencies in a university of Cypress. He has been a well-known speaker. He has been a regular personality in bitcoin events and often speaks over various new and interesting topics related to the industry.


8. Olaf Carlson-Wee:

Olaf is one of most influencing personality in the world of cryptocurrencies. He has worked on several crypto projects such as the development of the model which could act as a medium between the crypto market and the large investors. He has also started Poly chain Capital which is a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Please, not that he has the pride to be called as the first employee of Coinbase.


9. Don Tapscott:

Don is the current director of the Blockchain Research Institute. This institute has the responsibility for the creation of government policies and strategies for cryptocurrencies. He also wrote one of the famous books in this domain, ‘Blockchain Revolution’.  This book talked about the result of blockchain and crypto space in this world. He has been one of the top contributors in cryptocurrencies for so much long time.

10. Naval Ravikant:

Naval Ravikant, Indian from native was once a software dedicated guy. He has worked in reputed companies like Twitter and Uber but then he focussed in this space. And after that, his contribution to this space is quite worthy. He has been a huge supporter of ICOs. He is also one of the investors in many startups which are primarily blockchain and crypto aimed. He has been keeping his views on various related topics.


Serena Williams: Olympic star invests in Coinbase



Serena Williams posted about the launch of her own venture firm called Serena Ventures. The firm has invested in more than 30 companies including Coinbase.

Four-time gold medalist, Olympic star and one of the most famous tennis player, Serena Williams recently posted on Instagram about the launch of her own venture firm called Serena Ventures. She also revealed that the firm has invested in more than thirty companies that include the Coinbase.



Serena Williams: Serena Ventures

The website of the venture firm reveals that the market capitalization of the list of financial assets held by the firm amounts to more than $12 billion and the diversity of the owners of the different firms that Serena Ventures has invested is around 60 percent. Serena Ventures especially focuses on companies that are still in the early stage and persuades partnership between the portfolio firms.


Serena Williams is a four-time gold medalist at the world Olympics and is ranked no.1 in singles according to the Women Tennis Association. The net worth of the Olympic star amounts to more than $180 million according to TheStreet.

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New assets management dimension: VIP services for big crypto investors



Top crypto-lending platform MoneyToken has just released a unique VIP Customer Service Program for major asset holders and institutions.

Some great news today for all crypto-holders and investors: top crypto-lending platform MoneyToken has just released a unique VIP Customer Service Program for major asset holders and institutions.


MoneyToken’s VIP clients gain exclusive access to their own Personal Manager who will provide them with a 24/7 high-quality service and access to a list of benefits not found anywhere in the crypto lending world.


This service has been specifically created to cater to busy asset holders that don’t have time to constantly manage their assets alone. If the client is busy or doesn’t have time to effectively manage his/her assets, managers will take all asset management issues, saving your time and efforts.


With this, MoneyToken becomes the only crypto lending platform that offers a VIP level of customer service, at a global scale.


Presenting a whole new level of client service to the crypto lending market, MoneyToken makes VIP service free of charge for those clients, whose assets exceed $50,000 and making it more than affordable for smaller assets with $300 monthly fee.


Through the MoneyToken VIP Service, clients gain access to the following list of exclusive features:



Lending services


With access through your VIP account to MoneyToken lending services, you can borrow credit funds using your crypto assets as collateral.

Or you can safely and securely lend your assets through MoneyToken and receive daily interest revenue by getting your investments to work for you.



Crypto assets and collateral trading


This is a pure crypto lending innovation: with full control over your assets, you are able to make collateral trading and account operations with the help of your Personal Manager at any time and from any location.



Short selling


For experienced traders who hold a VIP account with MoneyToken, use short selling to earn money on the volatile cryptocurrency market: if you foresee rises and falls in the market, you can consult your Personal Manager and look for ways to benefit from upcoming potential price changes.





Hedging is a series of complex actions implemented by experienced traders and investors to lower the risks on their investments. You can convert your assets to fiat or stablecoins to protect them from sudden price falls. This includes futures, short selling, and perpetual swaps – all of which can be effectively implemented with the assistance of your Personal Manager.



Private token sales


All VIP clients get immediate access to closed private token sales; it gives clients the ability to make smart investment decisions and benefit for the significant discounts that private sales can offer.



OTC services


A great option for VIP clients to quickly convert their crypto-assets into fiat currency with no additional hassle, fees or transaction limits.


Focus on what you need and leave your day-to-day asset management to the experts in the MoneyToken VIP Customer Service Team.


27/4 Portfolio Access

MoneyToken VIP clients have access to their personal portfolio anytime from any location and on any device, with individual 24/7 assistance by contacting your Personal Manager via phone call, email or Telegram.


B2B & B2C Management

For major crypto-asset organizations, MoneyToken offers the perfect B2B levels of client service. Large asset holders require an individual approach that meets various business demands and that provides fast, professional assistance.


At the same time, the MoneyToken VIP Customer Service account works for the individual asset holder, meeting your individual demands; you can take a vacation or throw yourself into your work, leaving asset management tasks to our VIP Customer Service Team to complete on your behalf.


A VIP-level of Customer Service for serious asset holders and a new experience in the cryptocurrency. For more information, go to MoneyToken website.

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Japan to establish new regulations for cold wallets of crypto exchanges



The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) is going to establish new regulations in relation to the cold wallets of cryptocurrency exchanges.

As reported by Reuters, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) is going to establish new regulations in relation to the cold wallets for the storage of cryptocurrencies for cryptocurrency exchanges.


According to the report, the financial regulator of Japan is going to need a more strict internal supervision of the cold storage wallets (offline wallets) within the crypto exchanges.


The Financial Services Agency of Japan is going to mark the issues of protecting the security of the cryptocurrencies and other endangers to the country by establishing new regulations since the agency wants to uplift the fintech industry in order to encourage the economical growth.


Even though the cold storage wallets are in offline mode (not connected to the internet) and are considered a lot safer than the online wallets, Japan’s Financial Services Agency is considering the internal thefts within the organization itself. Currently, a lot of cryptocurrency exchanges do not have a procedure of rotating the individual responsible for the cold storage wallets.

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