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Most Influential People on Crypto-Twitter – Part 2

Our list of interesting individuals from the cryptosphere who are worthy of your attention on Twitter continues.

Gavin Andresen

Often referred to as the “man who really built Bitcoin,” Gavin Andresen is without a doubt a very influential person in the crypto space. Back in the day, Gavin Andresen was the lead developer who nurtured the Bitcoin project once the infamous Satoshi Nakamoto disappeared. He’s not one for extremely informative tweets, but thanks to its fame and background, a person worthy of your Twitter feed nonetheless.

At the time of this writing, Gavin had 1,825 posts and a total number of 143,000 followers on Twitter.

Gavin Andresen

Nick Szabo

The name might be unfamiliar to most people, but Nick Szabo is somewhat of a legend and one of the founding fathers of the blockchain. If scalability and security are your main focuses in the current crypto meta, then make sure you follow his Twitter account.

Within the crypto enthusiast sphere, he’s best known for his research on smart contracts. There have been various speculations that Nick is actually Satoshi Nakamoto. The claims in question have been denied on more than one occasion, but the cryptographer’s influence on one of the biggest crypto projects to date, Ethereum, is still the reason he’s so popular. In fact, in his name, the team dubbed a sub-unit of Ethereum token as a Szabo. Szabo posted 6,692 times on Twitter and has 219,000 followers.

Nick Szabo

Max Keiser

Max Keiser is a very interesting personality in the crypto space and a bold speaker and supporter of Bitcoin. The American broadcaster and filmmaker is known for producing several  finance-themed documentary films and the popular online game The Hollywood Stock Exchange. He’s also renowned for being the host of a popular show dubbed Keiser Report where he talks about all things cryptocurrency.

If not for anything else, Max Keiser is worth following on Twitter for his thoroughly documented educational tweets sprinkled with various hints of humor. His Twitter channel is also one of the best places for checking out his Bitcoin-related market predictions.

Max Keiser currently has somewhere around 73,700 tweets and 225,000 followers on Twitter.

Max Keiser

Roger Ver

Roger Ver is one of the best-known names in the blockchain ecosystem. He’s one of the biggest advocates for Bitcoin Cash. He’s also one of the most fearsome critics of Bitcoin, as stated in a tweet on February 12th: “The current BTC is something I am not bullish on. It is slow, expensive to use, and unreliable for transactions by the intentional design of current BTC supporters.”

That said, if you’re a BCH fan or you’re simply aiming to learn more about Bitcoin’s drawbacks, Roger Ver is worth following. Roger Ver currently has 2,902 tweets and 539,000 followers on Twitter.

Roger Ver

Spencer Bogart

Spencer Bogart is always on the lookout to post insightful market observations. The venture capitalist with a background on Wall Street was one of the first of its kind to make the switch into the cryptocurrency market.

You can usually find very informative posts on his Twitter channel, but be warned that he is into the habit of retweeting on a massive, almost “spammy” scale. Spencer tweeted 1,499 times and has 85,200 followers on Twitter.

Spencer Bogart

Alex Sunnarborg

If you’re a passionate crypto trader, then Sunnarborg deserves to be added to your Twitter feed. Alex Sunnarborg is one of the founding partners at Tetras Capital, a hedge fund that focuses on diversifying the blockchain, and a former research analyst at Coinbase.

Alex Sunnarborg is arguably one of the best traders and analysts and his tweets usually involve feature interviews, detailed market predictions, and comprehensive charts. Up until now, he tweeted 842 times and has 27,600 followers on Twitter.

Alex Sunnarborg

Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee is a veteran crypto trader and entrepreneur, and also the owner of Aluna Cryptocurrency & Trading Blogspot. His Twitter channel is usually packed with content from his Blogspot, as well as with a great number of arguably interesting retweets. Alvin Lee has a staggering 31,400 tweets and 24,900 followers on Twitter.

Alvin Lee

Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen is a legend within the IT world as he was heavily involved in bringing to life two of the first mainstream browsers, Netscape and Mosaic. Not only that, but he is also part of the boards of some of the biggest companies such as HP Enterprise, eBay, and Facebook.

Marc Andreessen is also one of the few people who invested in Bitcoin – $227 million to be more precise. Andreessen has only nine tweets, and he’s not that active on Twitter. This hasn’t stopped him from gaining 691,000 followers though.

Marc Andreessen

Linda Xie

If you’re new to cryptocurrency, then following Linda Xie on Twitter is worth it. The Coinbase product manager has one of the most informative Twitter channels riddled with tutorials and crypto news. Linda currently has 893 posts and 46,600 followers.

Linda Xie

Jon Matonis

Jon Matonis is one of the most knowledgeable crypto experts with a background and a CV to prove it. He is the founding director of the Bitcoin Foundation, the board director of First Global Credit, the CEO of Hushmail, as well as the chairman of Globitex exchange. As if that was not enough, he is also an editorial board member at Coindesk.

Needless to say that Jon has immense experience with all things crypto, and that’s exactly why his Twitter profile is worth following. He currently has 29,900 tweets and 64,000 followers on Twitter.

Jon Matonis

Erik Voorhees

Erik Voorhees is a big name in the cryptosphere. He is the CEO of ShapeShift, a service that provides its users with a uniquely fast way of exchanging cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets.

You will find that Erik’s Twitter channel is quite active, as he’s constantly sharing reliable and well-documented information usually beneficial for novice and crypto experts alike. Erik Voorhees posted somewhere around 10,400 times and has 295,000 followers on Twitter.

Erik Voorhees

We hope you enjoyed our list of influential crypto people that are worth following on Twitter. However, these are but a small portion of the noteworthy people who make the crypto community such a wonderful (or scary, for some) thing.