Co-founder of the cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX and a graduate of Oxford Ben became the youngest billionaire in the UK who independently made his money.
34-year-old Business based BitMEX in 2014. His billions did not fall down from heaven on the head, Ben worked 18 hours a day to ultimately build your platform. His work has paid off, as BitMEX is currently one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world with a daily trading volume of about $ 2000000000.
“I was closely involved in a startup for the last 4 years. Sometimes I used to spend at work 18 hours a day.”
Case graduated from Worcester College, Oxford in 2005, where he studied mathematics and computer science. Later he worked as a developer at IBM and then moved to JP Morgan to the position of adviser to the Vice President of the company. Now the youngest cryptomelane the UK living in Hong Kong.
The case said that he prefers a modest life similar to what are American billionaire Warren Buffett and entrepreneur bill gates — the most part of their earnings Ben gives to various charities .
In January, the company BitInfoCharts found that worldwide, there are at least 35 bitcoin-billionaires, and possibly as many as 200 people.
In December 2017 the Winklevoss twins announced that the first “official” bitcoin billionaires, who reportedly owned about 91,666 bitcoins, which at the time was $ 1,063 billion.