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Top List of the 100 Most Influential People in FinTech

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Don Tapscott Profile Image Don Tapscott
Media theorist, author (new book is Blockchain Revolution - co-authored with my son Alex Tapscott) Hammond B3 player, Adjunct Professor
50

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Marc Andreessen Profile Image Marc Andreessen
“I don’t mean you’re all going to be happy. You’ll be unhappy – but in new, exciting and important ways.” – Edwin Land
50

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Gilles Babinet Profile Image Gilles Babinet
Digital Champion @ France European Commission ; entrepreneur- bigdata, blockchain, #AI, Educ @captain_Dash ex. Chairman at @cnnum @africa4tech #JamaisSansElles
49

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Jim Marous Profile Image Jim Marous
Co-publisher of The Financial Brand and the owner and publisher of the Digital Banking Report.
49

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Michael Kitces Profile Image Michael Kitces
One nerd's perspective on the financial planning & #FinTech world...
48

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Vinny Lingham Profile Image Vinny Lingham
Shark on @MnetSharkTank. Co-founder : @Gyft, @SiliconCape. Born in South Africa. Lives in California. CEO of Blockchain Identity Startup @CivicKey.
48

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Thomas Power Profile Image Thomas Power
#AI #Blockchain #Ethereum #FinTech #ICO #IoT #RegTech #SaaS #SocialMedia @9spokes @digentre @savortex @tbusinesscafe @teamblockchain txt @whatsapp +447875695012
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Dinis Guardia Profile Image Dinis Guardia
CEO Founder author @humaniq_co @intelligenthq @museonics @blockchainage @HedgeThink @tradersdna @ztudium #techforgood #blockchain #ideas #unbanked #Fintech
47

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Christine   Lu Profile Image Christine Lu
Impact Investor • Black Coffee Only • ENFP
46

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Brett King Profile Image Brett King
Founder/CEO of Moven, Bestselling Author, Radio Show Host, Innovator of the Year
46

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Warren Whitlock Profile Image Warren Whitlock
Influencer in health, business, tech, blockchain, solar, social media marketing. Futurist, Advisor, Author and friend
45

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Bruce Porter Jr. Profile Image Bruce Porter Jr.
American #Entrepreneur, athlete, globetrotter living in #Washington #DC @EmmeGirls COO @GlobalBoost CEO. #Blockchain $BSTY #Gold #ModelBuzz #veterans
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Roger Ver Profile Image Roger Ver
World's first Investor in Bitcoin startups including https://t.co/by6ZmukKd4, https://t.co/dTLdWRhiXj, https://t.co/PLTxag4smR, BitPay, Kraken, Purse.io & interested in Voluntaryism
44

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Sydes Jokes Profile Image Sydes Jokes
We don't stop laughing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop laughing.
44

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Tuur Demeester Profile Image Tuur Demeester
Economist & investor, Editor in Chief at Adamant Research
43

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Nigel Walsh Profile Image Nigel Walsh
Partner @Deloitte. #Insurance Mentor @sbcInsurance #FinTech #InsurTech @princestrust sponsor. Husband, Dad, Cycling, Running
43

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Oliver Bussmann Profile Image Oliver Bussmann
Global FinTech Executive, Advisor, Keynote #Speaker and Blogger. Top 10 #FinTech #Blockchain Influencer.
42

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Charlie Lee Profile Image Charlie Lee
Creator of Litecoin. Cryptocurrency Enthusiast. Director of Engineering at Coinbase.
42

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Vitalik Buterin Profile Image Vitalik Buterin
See https://t.co/iBNSW4KCSO
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Michael   Terpin Profile Image Michael Terpin
#founder #transformgroup, #bitcoin #blockchain, @coinagenda, @marketeeria @Marketwired, @thebitangels, @socialradius; #wine/#cheese/#bacon lover, #tothemoon
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Erik   Voorhees Profile Image Erik Voorhees
Toward peace, markets, and Bitcoin. CEO of ShapeShift. Blog at https://t.co/NWtf7N3O6u
40

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Sebastian Meunier Profile Image Sebastian Meunier
I help FIs transform their businesses through innovation #Fintech #Insurtech #Regtech
40

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David M. Brear Profile Image David M. Brear
CEO @11FSTeam https://t.co/w8wFuB1lZz who #BuildBanks, host of @FinTechInsiders the
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Jose Pagliery Profile Image Jose Pagliery
@CNN investigative reporter ⚔bad guys, bad money ⚔ Author of *Bitcoin and the Future of Money* ⚔ PGP: https://t.co/P1F6OpRNq2
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Tiff Hayden Profile Image Tiff Hayden
#Ripple/#XRP fan before it was profitable to be hated. #Bitcoin #Fintech #HomeschoolingMom #Libertarian At-Large Director @lpmi
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Mark Van Rijmenam Profile Image Mark Van Rijmenam
Founder @Datafloq | Author: Think Bigger - https://t.co/0J8bfgORE0 | Speaker | Global #BigData and Blockchain Influencer | AI | Investor | PhD Candidate
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Simon Cocking Profile Image Simon Cocking
@Irish_TechNews Senior editor #1 Irish techsite https://t.co/aCRIMdXAgD @sundaybusiness @IrishTimes @SouthernStarIRL #blockchain #FinTech #startups
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Bill Sullivan Profile Image Bill Sullivan
Global Head #FinancialServices Mrkt Intellig @Capgemini; #Fintech #FinServ #Banking #InsurTech insights (#WRBR16 #WIR16 #WWR2016 #WFTR17) #Finserv25 Avid golfer
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Chris Skinner Profile Image Chris Skinner
Always looking ahead
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Daniel   Roberts Profile Image Daniel Roberts
Writer @yahoofinance: sports business; tech; media; #dfs; bitcoin. rabbit holes. @fortunemagazine alum. Boston fan. hate mail: droberts@yahoo-inc.
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Barry Silbert Profile Image Barry Silbert
Founder/CEO of @DCGco, parent of @GrayscaleInvest (@BitcoinTrust @EthereumTrust) @GenesisTrading @CoinDesk & investor in +90 cos, $BTC, $ETC, $ZEC
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Neira Jones Profile Image Neira Jones
Advisor| Speaker| Payments| Innovation| Fintech| Security http://linkedin.com/in/neirajones http://neirajones.blogspot.co.uk/ https://plus.google.com/+NeiraJones
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Brian Forde Profile Image Brian Forde
Sr Lecturer @MIT Bitcoin & Blockchain Former Sr Tech Advisor @WhiteHouse Nicaraguan Phone Company Founder Returned @PeaceCorps Volunteer Karaoke scares me
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Simon Taylor Profile Image Simon Taylor
How to fix a bank in 100 days author and fintech networker. Behind the scenes in the barclays accelerator.
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Alexander Tapscott Profile Image Alexander Tapscott
Jetlag is for wimps.
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Varun Mittal Profile Image Varun Mittal
EY #Fintech ASEAN Leader. Alumni Alibaba, Samsung, Singtel, Gemalto #Regtech #Insurtech #ventureCapital, Partnership @sg_fintech
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Gavin Andresen Profile Image Gavin Andresen
Husband, father, geek.
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Brian Armstrong Profile Image Brian Armstrong
Co-founder & CEO at @Coinbase. Building an open financial system for the world. Engineers, try our coding challenge: https://t.co/cqErefYP23
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Emin Gün Sirer Profile Image Emin Gün Sirer
Prof @Cornell, co-director @ https://t.co/hzEhWhTa3j, system builder. Passionate about Dist Sys, OSes, Blockchains, NoSQL, and Bitcoin.
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Antonio Selas Profile Image Antonio Selas
Lawyer (Partner) lecturer/speaker: Top50 #Blockchain Global influencer; #Antitrust #Cryptocurrency #FinTech #InsurTech #IP #Patents #Payments #PSD2 #RegTech #TM
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Christophe Langlois Profile Image Christophe Langlois
SOCIAL media business, COGNITIVE collaboration analytics, DIGITAL marketing innovation, REVIEWER, SPEAKER #fintech #insurtech #futureofwork #hr #ai IBM my views
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Sunny   Ray Profile Image Sunny Ray
Cofounder @Unocoin; our backers: @DCGco @BoostVC @FundersClub @BankToTheFuture @BTC_Capital @ahVentures @HBV_HuiyinGroup @FuturePVC @MumbaiAngels @BlumeVentures
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David G.W. Birch Profile Image David G.W. Birch
In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 megabytes.
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Eileen Burbidge Profile Image Eileen Burbidge
Early-stage tech VC and recovering work- and tech- aholic. Online identity full circle: Eileen Tso, Eileen Broch, Eileen Burbidge
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Takashi Mochizuki Profile Image Takashi Mochizuki
Wall Street Journal technology reporter in Tokyo. Contact: takashi.mochizuki@wsj.com
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Safaraz Ali Profile Image Safaraz Ali
Founder of #Pathway2Grow: Business #Networking Group. CEO of @PathwayGroup
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Ben Brabyn Profile Image Ben Brabyn
Head of @Level39CW supporting #fintech #cyber #smartcities #IOT in #London and internationally
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Jeff Garzik Profile Image Jeff Garzik
Husband, father, builder, co-founder @BloqInc, proud son of a USMC F-4 pilot.
27

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Jon Matonis Profile Image Jon Matonis
Economist. Founding Director at Bitcoin Foundation
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Devie Mohan Profile Image Devie Mohan
Top 10 #FinTech influencer. Keynote Speaker on innovation. Member @fintechmafia. Founder @burnmark_. Writer, traveller, experimentalist. #Retinoblastoma fighter
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Nick Szabo Profile Image Nick Szabo
Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and smart contracts pioneer. (RT/Fav/Follow does not imply endorsement). Blog: http://t.co/4Kr3OJmRUN
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Ross   Gerber Profile Image Ross Gerber
Co-Founder & CEO, Investment Advisor. Stock market investor #Fintech app: https://t.co/FpDEbFc6bf Disclaimer - https://t.co/cVYjHeE9XP
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Duena Blomstrom Profile Image Duena Blomstrom
#FinTech #CX specialist, Head of Growth @TemenosMKPL #LinkedInTopVoice 2016, Creator of Emotional BankingTM, Uncomfortably opinionated writer, Speaker, Investor
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Pierre Tran Profile Image Pierre Tran
Journaliste consultant formateur
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Nasir Zubairi Profile Image Nasir Zubairi
CEO @The_LHoFT. Luxembourg House of Financial Technology. #Fintech #Blockchain #FinTech40
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Anthony Di Iorio Profile Image Anthony Di Iorio
Doing my part to create and unite the decentralized world. CEO & Founder Decentral & Jaxx, Co-founder Ethereum.
23

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Preston J. Byrne Profile Image Preston J. Byrne
COO, General Counsel @MonaxHQ. Marmot superfan.
22

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William Mougayar Profile Image William Mougayar
Author, The Business Blockchain. Investor, Virtual Capital Ventures. Founder, Startup Management. Mentor, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Thought Leader.
22

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Diana Biggs Profile Image Diana Biggs
Working at the intersection of finance & tech (fin. inclusion, digital currency)
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Anna Irrera Profile Image Anna Irrera
Fintech correspondent @Reuters | Lots of fintech, blockchain + other marvelous things| anna.irrera@tr.com | https://t.co/ChxvC5mc4R
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Laura   Shin Profile Image Laura Shin
@Forbes contributor covering Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, blockchain, fintech; Unchained podcast host; co-lead reporter of the Forbes Fintech 50; #binder
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Gary Nuttall Profile Image Gary Nuttall
London-based #InsTech & #Fintech enthusiast. Founder of http://www.distlytics.com. #Blockchain enthusiast
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Nick Bilodeau Profile Image Nick Bilodeau
Financial services exec passionate about marketing, innovation & strategy. Top 5 most followed #fintech persons on Twitter. Views are my own, not my employer's.
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Anthony Watson Profile Image Anthony Watson
#Founder & #CEO #UpholdBank. #LGBT Equality & Human Rights Seeker. #Chair @UKLabour Business Council. Tweets Represent My Personal Views Only.
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Fred Ehrsam Profile Image Fred Ehrsam
Previously co-founder @Coinbase, trader @GoldmanSachs, computer science @DukeU.
18

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Charlotte Halkett Profile Image Charlotte Halkett
Been living the #insurtech dream ever since we started insurethebox, 3 Billion miles ago. Knows #telematics from the inside out. #IoT #ConnectedCar #RoadSafety #innovation #actuary #datascience
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Michael Casey Profile Image Michael Casey
Immigrant. Blockchain nerd @MediaLab. Former @WSJ columnist. Author of 4 books. Latest, The Social Organism, co-authored with @revilopark
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Michael Gastauer Profile Image Michael Gastauer
Entrepreneur, Investor, Philanthropist
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Wences Cesares Profile Image Wences Cesares
CEO, Xapo
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Hansjörg Leichsenring Profile Image Hansjörg Leichsenring
Blogger, Author, Keynote Speaker, Manager and Consultant for Banking,
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Michael Parsons Profile Image Michael Parsons
Blockchain/Digital Currency Advisor & Presenter | Chartered Accountant & Banking professional
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Karl Hoods Profile Image Karl Hoods
CIO @savechildrenuk. Advisor to @the_ttrust. Governor @HarrisFed #teamblockchain Addicted to #tea, #running & @concept2. #OI #BrittleBones Views all mine.
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Scarlett Sieber Profile Image Scarlett Sieber
Passionate about #fintech #womenempowerment #startups #VC CIO @OpusBank Prev SVP Digital @BBVA Contributor @ https://t.co/agvAxRj89A
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Micha Lekawael Profile Image Micha Lekawael
Global #IT #Sourcing Specialist #FinTech #Java #AngularJS #Scala @ ING • Entrepreneur • Founder FlowboardingTeamEurope • Sponsor Flowboarding Championships
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Kristian T. Sorensen Profile Image Kristian T. Sorensen
Founding partner @Norfico, the first agency in the Nordics combining strategic advisory services with professional communication focusing on #fintech
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Jackson Palmer Profile Image Jackson Palmer
Marketer and data geek at @Adobe by day. Coder and producer by night. Creator of @dogecoin / @gifbase / @noisedotsupply | Opinions my own, etc.
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Sir Mark Walport Profile Image Sir Mark Walport
Tweets from the UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser and the Government Office for Science. Most tweets by officials. Direct quotes will be signed ‘SMW’.
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Susanne Chishti Profile Image Susanne Chishti
CEO @FINTECHcircle @FINTECHTours, Co-Founder @TheFINTECHBook @WealthTECHBook @InsurTECH_Book & FINTECH Circle Innovate @FTCinnovate Conference Speaker
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Kumar Gaurav Profile Image Kumar Gaurav
Founder & CEO at Cashaa
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Rob Gill Profile Image Rob Gill
Economics, Finance & Markets geek. Former Equity Trader @Nomura. Founding Director of @Coreco. Fintech & Blockchain enthusiast. Husband, Father & Arsenal fan.
11

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David Schwartz Profile Image David Schwartz
Chief Cryptographer at Ripple and one of the original architects of what is now the Ripple Consensus Ledger. Known as "JoelKatz" on many forums.
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Perianne Boring Profile Image Perianne Boring
Founder & President @ChamberDigital, Blockchain Advocate, Policy Wonk, @Forbes Contributor
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Perianne   Boring Profile Image Perianne Boring
Founder & President @ChamberDigital, Blockchain Advocate, Policy Wonk, @Forbes Contributor
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Ismail Malik Profile Image Ismail Malik
Founder @BlockchainLab | Smart Contracts for the Internet of Everything #BleStack #Blockchain #SocialTrading #Ledgers #Gamification #ValueWeb #Sidechains
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KarlKarlsson Profile Image KarlKarlsson
Community Manager @Waves & Incent Loyalty
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Manoj   Sugathan Profile Image Manoj Sugathan
#techtweets from #fintech #leader. RT and autotweet are not endorsements. #followback Top 50 FinTech Influencers in Singapore
8

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Paolo Tasca Profile Image Paolo Tasca
Executive Director of the Centre for Blockchain Technologies at University College London (UCL CBT).
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Tony Gallippi Profile Image Tony Gallippi
Co-founder and Executive Chairman of BitPay, Inc.
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Emily   Spaven Profile Image Emily Spaven
Editor @TechCityNews. Former managing editor @CoinDesk & contributor @Forbes. Ex-@Google employee. Interested in all tech, bitcoin and blockchain.
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Daniel Easterbrook Profile Image Daniel Easterbrook
I work primarily with financial services firms and banks to improve digital experiences.
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Nathaniel Popper Profile Image Nathaniel Popper
writing about technology and finance for @nytimes; author of Digital Gold; contact me at nathaniel.popper@nytimes.com; pgp: 59C5F58A9FDC6CF4
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Richard Kastelein Profile Image Richard Kastelein
Blockchain News Publisher, Innovation Specialist, Speaker, Writer, Full Stack Marketer, Event Designer
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Toni Lane Profile Image Toni Lane
Borderless | Voluntary | Virtual Nations: @MyBitNation, Founding Partner. @CoinTelegraph, Co-founder. Faith in humanity, idealistic realist, warrior for peace.
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George Samman Profile Image George Samman
Blog at https://t.co/VzMhAZpRng. Blockchain advisor and consultant. Former Co-founder @magnr To know me is to love me. Don't know me? Let me buy you a drink.
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Michael Mainelli Profile Image Michael Mainelli
scientist financier trying to promote societal advance through better finance and technology
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Janina Lowisz Profile Image Janina Lowisz
Bringing #Bitcoin & #blockchain technology to everyday consumers. CMO @CashaaLtd (@Auxesisgroup) #teamblockchain
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Patrick M. Byrne Profile Image Patrick M. Byrne
Founder and CEO of https://t.co/mSROD0xVZR, advocate of personal freedom, access to quality education and fairness in capital markets.
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Claire Cockerton Profile Image Claire Cockerton
CEO of Plexal, Founder of ENTIQ & Innovate Finance, Co-Creator of Level39, Techbiker - Loves IoT, FinTech, Smart Cities, Design & Boldness in humans
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Melanie Swan Profile Image Melanie Swan
The brain as a DAC, potentiation as a demurrage currency. Philosopher, futurist, entrepreneur, trader, traveler, blockchain researcher, information theorist
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Tim Draper Profile Image Tim Draper
Founder of @DFJvc, @drapervc, @Draper_U, @IYS_Org.
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Released:
4:16pm - 22nd May 2017
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15th May - 22nd May 2017
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