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Top Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Experts to Follow in 2017

Litecoin and Ethereum and Bitcoin, oh my!

The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain has gotten very exciting over the last few months. Bitcoin and Ethereum hit new all time highs, and lesser known cryptocurrencies like Ripple and Litecoin are also doing very well. New millionaires are being made daily from cryptocurrency and blockchain related investments.

Cryptocurrency is just one area of the broader category of blockchain. Ethereum is the most exciting of all to me because of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance were now 100s of the world’s largest corporations are onboard to utilize the Ethereum platform for its actual function. This is what takes blockchain and Ethereum to the next level.

Since the blockchain and cryptocurrency is difficult for most industry novices to understand, what better way to get information than following the top people in the industry!

The below list will surely not disappoint. The list is ordered alphabetically by first name, as I felt that everyone on this list is just so awesome it was too difficult to put an order. 

Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Author of “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media.


Brock Pierce

Managing Partner @ #Blockchain Capital & Chairman of #Bitcoin Foundation.


Derin Cag

Co-Founder @BlockchainAge. Founder of Richtopia.


Nicolas Cary

President & Co-Founder @blockchain and Chairman & Co-Founder @YouthBusinessUS.


Roger Ver

World’s first Investor in Bitcoin startups including Bitcoin.com , Blockchain.com , Z.cash , BitPay, Kraken, Purse.io.


Susanne Chishti

CEO @FINTECHcircle @FINTECHTours, Co-Founder @TheFINTECHBook@WealthTECHBook @InsurTECH_Book & FINTECH Circle Innovate @FTCinnovate.


Tim Draper

Billionaire blockchain investor.


Joey Zhou

Cryptography & Security expert.


Joseph Lubin

Co-Founder of @ethereumproject & Founder of @ConsenSysLLC.


(Dr.) Julian Hosp

Blockchain Expert, Bestselling Author.


Vitalik Buterin

Co-Founder of Ethereum,  Co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.


And there’s this other guy named Brian D. Evans, you may have heard of him. He talks about blockchain and crypto currencies a lot as well 😉

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Brian D. Evans

Written by Brian D. Evans

Brian is an Inc. 500 Entrepreneur, who built the 25th fastest growth marketing and advertising agency in America. Brian is an advisor to many startups and mentor to many entrepreneurs. He is a columnist at the world's top publications. Brian is the Founder of Influencive and the Founder at BDE Ventures.

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