For the first time, Fortune has released its famous list of “40 under 40” which consists exclusively of representatives of the cryptocurrency industry.
Called “The Ledger 40 under 40”, this list is dedicated to the innovators, head of the “financial revolution”.
Last week five members of the cryptocurrency industry has received four places in the overall list of “40 under 40” by Fortune. And all of them are present in the new rating.
These include the General Director of the General crypto-currency exchanger USA and wallet Coinbase, a 34-year-old Brian Armstrong, who took first place in the ranking for making cryptocurrency mainstream. One of the founders of Ethereum (ETH), 24-year-old Vitalik Buterin already three times were in the Fortune rating, and Ledger takes the second place.
In third place is a 32-year-old Jihan Wu, co-founder of Beijing-based mining giant Bitmain, which, after a recent round of funding, estimated at $ 12 billion. Fortune notes that the slave supports the “disputed” bitcoin fork Bitcoin Cash (BCH), as well as his interest in stabilium and other services.
The list includes people who have moved from the traditional Finance sector to take the leading position in the cryptocurrency industry.
35-year-old amber Baldet, the former head of the program blockchain at JPMorgan Chase, ranked eleventh place, mostly due to participate in the creation of the blockchain Clovyr and her recent appointment to the Board zcash for a non – profit organization that coordinates the development of an anonymous Aldona zcash for (ZEC).
Christine, My successor Bolded the blockchain program JPMorgan occupies 18-e a place, and the sixth and 20th places are employees of Goldman Sachs: the 34-year-old Rana Yared, and 38-year-old Justin Schmidt.
Are on the list, and bitcoin billionaire brothers Winklevoss (8-e place), “Evangelist” Cash Bitcoin Roger Ver (36th place), as well as technical Director in the Block.one Dan Larimer (12th place) and Executive Director and co-founder of Bitstamp Neg Kodric (29th place) .