Last updated on July 27th, 2016 at 09:59 am
They are young, they are rich, they are the Bitcoin millionaires! We already talked about some of them in the past at Bitcoin Examiner, but let’s take a closer look into the sweet world of the cryptocurrency millionaires.
1. Charlie Shrem
Charlie Shrem is only 23 years old, but he’s already a millionaire. He’s the co-owner of Evr, one of the most famous gastro pubs in Manhatan and one of the few establishments that accept Bitcoin in the area, and the founder of the exchange platform Bitinstant. Find out more about his story here.
2. Roger Ver
3. Winklevoss twins
The Harvard-educated twins, forever connected to the creation of Facebook, are said to be the owners of 1 percent of all the existing Bitcoins. Besides, the Winklevoss brothers are now launching their new Bitcoin exchange-traded fund. Read more about this here.
4. Jered Kenna
The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tradehill got involved in the Bitcoin exchange in 2009. Jered Kenna also owns the 20Mission “hacker hotel” located in the Mission District of San Francisco.
5. Peter Vessenes
The CEO of CoinLab lives in Seattle (USA) and is one of the greatest personalities in our Bitcoin millionaires list.
6. Yifu Guo
Yifu Guo is the founder of Avalon, a company that produces ASIC-based Bitcoin miners. The entrepreneur and Bitcoin expert got involved with Bitcoin in 2011.
7. Bruce Wagner
The ex-host of The Bitcoin Show has made a huge amount of money thanks to cryptocurrency. Bruce Wagner was frequently linked to the episode “MyBitcoin scam”, but no one found no evidence of the connection.
8. Mark Karpeles
The well-known founder and CEO of the biggest Bitcoin exchange platform in the world, the Japanese-based Mt. Gox, got very very rich thanks to cryptocurrency. Mark Karpeles was one of the first entrepreneurs to bet on Bitcoin.