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Meet The 5 Crypto-Billionaires Listed On Fortune’s “40 Under 40”, source: Ethereum World News

The crypto business has proved to be highly lucrative for many people. The year 2017 brought with it an exponential increase in trading volume that led many to become millionaires almost overnight. While it is true that many of these crypto-millionaires were early adopters who once invested in a technology that – although promising – was worthless, many gained their fortune through the active development and business investments that made cryptocurrencies the social phenomenon they…

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Cryptocurrency Billionaire Rankings: The Richest People In Crypto, source: Investopedia

By Rakesh Sharma | Updated February 8, 2018 — 6:15 AM EST It was only a matter of time. Forbes magazine, which tracks and produces annual rankings of the world’s wealthiest people, has come out with its first list of cryptocurrency billionaires. The list comprises a wide array of players within the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Developers and founders of trading exchanges, which oil the wheels of the crypto ecosystem, are members of the list as are big-name investors and financiers. (See also: Who…

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The $4 Billion Crypto Billionaire Who No One Has Heard Of, source: Forbes

A photo of Micree Zhan, cofounder and co-CEO of Bitmain Technologies.BITMAIN TECHNOLOGIES With rumors and news abuzz about its upcoming IPO, Chinese cryptocurrency mining chip firm Bitmain has been thrust into the spotlight in recent months. Jihan Wu, Bitmain’s cofounder and co-CEO, has gotten most of the media coverage, largely because of his prominent online social presence. Meanwhile, Micree Zhan, Bitmain’s other cofounder and co-CEO, has kept a much lower profile but owns a much bigger stake in…

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From Zero To Crypto Billionaire In Under A Year: Meet The Founder Of Binance, source: Forbes

Changpeng Zhao, Founder of BinanceVIRGILE SIMON BERTRAND FOR FORBES Changpeng ” CZ” Zhao CEO, Binance Crypto Net Worth: $1.1 billion-$2 billion* Seven months ago Binance didn’t exist. Since then, its 1.4 million-transactions-per-second capability have attracted 6 million users, making it the world’s largest crypto-exchange. “No decentralized exchange today can handle our volume, and none are as secure as we are,” says its founder, Changpeng Zhao, known as CZ. The market seems to buy it: Since…

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Meet the richest bitcoin and crypto-billionaires who are worth more than $17 billion combined, source: Business Insider

Forbes released its first-ever list of the richest billionaires in bitcoin and cryptocurrency on Wednesday. The majority of the list are the founders and CEOs of the biggest companies in blockchain technology. The people on the list are worth more than $17 billion and as much as $24 billion, though that number fluctuates daily with price swings in the crypto market. The life of a bitcoin and crypto-billionaire is stressful. After seeing unprecedented gains over…

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