Many organizations and Digital asset experts worldwide share valuable information about blockchain and cryptocurrency in various forms including news articles, blogs, etc. Their Twitter accounts are the channel where they inform their followers about their latest activities along with that of others on similar topics that they found useful. So, this is the right place to stay connected with them.
Chris Burniske is a cofounder of Placeholder, a New York venture firm that specializes in cryptoassets. Prior to Placeholder, he pioneered ARK Investment Management’s Next Generation Internet strategy, leading the firm to become the first public fund manager to invest in bitcoin. He then transitioned to focus exclusively on cryptoassets, paving the way for Wall Street to recognize it as a new asset class. His commentary has been featured on national media outlets, including CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Forbes. Beyond cryptoassets, Chris enjoys surfing, glassblowing, and a good beer.
Ari Paul is co-founder and CIO of BlockTower Capital. He was previously a portfolio manager for the University of Chicago’s $8 billion endowment, and a derivatives market maker and proprietary trader for Susquehanna International Group (SIG). Ari earned a BA in political science from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in economics, entrepreneurship, strategic management, and econometrics & statistics. Ari is a CFA charterholder.
Nick Szabo has been involved in the crypto sector since the 90s, pioneering, among other ideas, the notion of “smart contracts” as well as designing BitGold, a precursor and influence to Bitcoin. Many often point to Szabo as the most likely living person to be Bitcoin’s anonymous inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto. Szabo maintains a fairly quiet presence in the industry, but occasionally comments on social/technical developments on Twitter and writes detailed essays on technology, money and society on his blog, Unenumerated.
Lane Rettig decentralizing the world one opcode at a time on Ethereum. Founder crypto_nyc, hacker, polyglot, runner, adventurer, entrepreneur, economist, breaker of molds.
Riccardo Spagni is a cryptocurrency developer based out of Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. He is well known as a Lead Maintainer and a Core Developer at Monero. He also co-founded Tari, an open source blockchain platform for digital assets.
Mike Maples, Jr. is the Managing Partner of FLOODGATE, and was recently named as one of “8 Rising VC Stars” by Fortune Magazine for his investments in business and consumer technology companies.
Before becoming a full-time investor, Mike was an entrepreneur and operating executive who worked in a variety of senior management roles in high-growth companies. His background spans a variety of markets including consumer technology, small business, and the enterprise, and he has led various functions in product development, marketing, business development, and corporate strategy.
Investor, Featured in the Huffpost.
Luke Martin, gives you direct access to what leading funds, analysts, and exchanges are thinking about the crypto market. Tune in each week to gain perspective from market leaders.
Rik Willard is the Founder and Managing Director of Agentic Group, a New York City-based federation of over 50 blockchain and related companies across five continents. He is also CEO of Global Blockchain Technologies and a co-founding member of the Silicon Valley Blockchain Society in San Francisco. He is passionate about the democratization of financial opportunity that blockchain technologies afford.
Joseph Lubin is a co-founder of Ethereum and the founder of ConsenSys, a full-stack, global blockchain company and the world’s leading Ethereum accelerator. Lubin has established himself as a guiding force in the fast-growing blockchain industry and a powerful advocate of decentralized technology.
Nicola Duke is a professional trader. She teaches trend following systems that she has employed for over a decade as an independent & hedge fund trader with real time examples in Forex, cryptocurrency, commodities and stocks.
Balaji S. Srinivasan is an angel investor and entrepreneur. Formerly the CTO of Coinbase and General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, he was also the cofounder of Earn.com (acquired by Coinbase), Counsyl (acquired by Myriad), Teleport (acquired by Topia), and Coin Center. Prior to joining Coinbase, Dr. Srinivasan was CEO at Earn.com, which was acquired by Coinbase. Before taking the CEO role at Earn.com, he was a General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Prior to joining Andreessen Horowitz, he was the cofounder and CTO of Counsyl, where he won a Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for Medicine and was named to the MIT TR35.