Ten leaders in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector have made it to the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 list.
The list which features 600 young most successful achievers in business and entrepreneurship in 20 business categories under the age of 30 is released annually.
This list shows the increasing acceptance of blockchain and crypto industry by mainstream media. Only recently, Reuters published a report on its website titled: “Dollar plummets on U.S. stimulus hopes; Bitcoin hits all-time peak”.
The list highlighted seven crypto leaders in the finance category, one in venture capital, one in energy, and one in manufacturing.
The finance category features Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, a crypto-derivatives platform and quantitative crypto trading firm Alameda Research.
Brain Tubergen, co-founder of CoinList, an investment platform that helps promising crypto companies raise money and allows investors to trade those companies’ cryptocurrencies.
Jack Maller, the founder of Zap Solutions, a bitcoin investment and payments company, also made it to the list.
Joseph Krug is the co-founder of Augur, a decentralized prediction market platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, and the co-chief investment officer of Pantera Capital helps manage $442 million across three crypto-related funds.
The co-founder of BlockFi, a cryptocurrency lending platform, Flori Marquez, also featured in the finance category
Bitcoin current value is $19,514.96, and has risen up by 8.48% in the last 24 hours as a time of writing this. The Bitcoin trading volume in the last 24 hours is $37.32B. The market cap is $362.149B. 18,559,981.25 bitcoins are currently in supply.
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Charlie Noyes, an investment partner at Paradigm Capital, a crypto venture fund currently overseeing $100 million, making it the largest crypto fund in the world.
The first known female Bitcoin Protocol Engineer at Bitcoin Core, Amiti Uttarwar, also made it to the list.
The venture capital category features Soona Amhaz. She is the founder of Volt Capital, a contrarian crypto fund managing capital on behalf of investors like USV’s Albert Wenger and Brian Singerman of Founders Fund.
Alexander Liegl featured in the energy category. He is the co-founder of Layer1 Technologies, a company that builds turnkey, fully-integrated Bitcoin mining data centres.
Athanasios Karachotzitis, Jeong Woo Park, and Andrew Yang sit at the manufacturing and industry category. The co-founders of Authenticiti, a supply chain data platform powered by blockchain.