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Forbes Publishes ‘First-Ever’ Richest People In Cryptocurrency List

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Forbes, known for its “World’s Billionaires List”, published a list of the richest people in cryptocurrency for the premier time, Tuesday Feb. 6.
The “newly minted crypto rich,” as described with Forbes staff writer Jeff Kauflin, “live in a strange milieu which blends paranoid secrecy with ostentatious display.”The Forbes “Richest People in Cryptocurrency” list is broken up into 5 categories: “idealists, builders, opportunists, infrastructure players and foundress investors.” In order to make the Forbes list, 1 have to have accrued over $350 million.
One could click on each member of the list on Forbes’s site in order to see a short bio and an estimated crypto net worth.
When creating the list, Lane spoke with Joe Lubin, the founder of Consensys, about other crypto tycoons’ possibility concerns about releasing such data.
Among those who were left out of Forbes’ richest in crypto rankings, however involved in the CryptoWeekly influential list, are important crypto players like Litecoin founder Charlie Lee, Bitcoin investor Roger Ver, and crypto pioneer Nick Szabo, between others.

The Richest People In Cryptocurrency

 

The Richest People In Cryptocurrency
The Richest People In Cryptocurrency

 

Ripple’s Chris Larsen: Meet The Richest man In Cryptocurrency

according to His firm controls 61 billion of the hundred billion XRP in supply.
Forbes is calculating his net worth based solely on the XRP he owns personally and the price of his 17% stake in Ripple, against the company’s generality recent valuation: $410 million.
Ripple counts Mitsubishi Financial, Bank of America and Santander between its 100-plus customers.
A serial entrepreneur, Larsen, 57, cofounded the on-line mortgage lender e-Loan, in 1997, and, 8 years later, Prosper, the peer-to-peer lender which has been valued at further than $1 billion.
Read More:Introducing Forbes’ First-Ever List Of Cryptocurrency’s Richest PeopleWhy Forbes Created Its Cryptocurrency Rich List

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