Cryptocurrencies have become one of the most popular topics in the world post-pandemic.
By India Today Web Desk: Indians are leaving the rest of the world behind when it comes to cryptocurrency mass adoption, even as investors are still awaiting the official verdict on cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. A study conducted by the portal BrokerChoose’s annual crypto proliferation index reveals that at over 10 crores, India has the largest number of crypto owners in the world followed by the US and Russia.
As a percentage of the population, India has the fifth-highest rate of crypto owners at 7.3%. This index is topped by Ukraine at 12.73%, followed by Russia at 11.91%, Kenya at 8.52%, and the US at 8.31%. Still, most Indians don’t know about the crypto personalities or crypto brand ambassadors of India representing the Indian crypto market globally at this moment. And here, we have listed the top 8 crypto influencers in India who are taking the Indian Crypto Ecosystem in front of the world.
Category: Crypto marketing, business development, and advisory
Abhyudoy Das has served as the CMO of Ecoin before his exit as the Founder and Researcher at HelloFans, and an advisor for over ten start-ups since 2017. But now, Bybit, world’s Top 3 crypto exchange platforms, has appointed him as their country head, recently as shared by Economic Times and others. Winner of the Blockchain Accelerator Program run by Draper University and Tezos Blockchain, Das mentors five crypto and blockchain start-ups and research projects. He has also filed a web3 patent in his name. His innovative thinking, strong leadership, and sharp business acumen have earned him a spot in Fox Stories’ 40 under 40 to watch in India, Entrepreneur Today’s 30 under 30 lists, and Global Business Line’s 30 under 30 business leaders list. To date, he has guided and worked with more than 10+ crypto start-ups already. He is definitely representing India globally as one of the most prominent crypto personalities and is perfectly fit to be featured as our Crypto Marketing and Advisory personality of India.
Category: Crypto Entrepreneur
Nischal began his crypto-space career with mining in 2009 and now has his own Crypto exchange platform, which is well-known among crypto aficionados and has also been bought by the world’s largest exchange, Binance. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Wazirx, one of the first Indian crypto exchanges. He also started WRX, India’s first digital asset. Nischal has been focussing on Shardeum, which is to be launched as the main net shortly. Due to all his contributions to the Indian Crypto start-up ecosystem, he is perfectly fit to cover our Crypto Entrepreneur personality of India.
Category: Crypto Content Creator
Aditya is a cryptocurrency youtuber. His channel named as CryptoIndia, is popular among Crypto youths. He also runs a crypto gaming channel in parallel, which is called CryptoIndiaGaming. Aditya is also famous for bringing humor to crypto through different acronyms he creates and a lot more.
Category: Crypto Angel Investor
Naval Ravikant is the CEO and co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions (which went public as part of Shopping.com) and Vast.com. He is an active Angel investor and has invested in dozens of companies, including Twitter, Uber, Yammer, Stack Overflow, and Wanelo. He is always an advocate to bring crypto mass adoption and is a perfect fit to be the Crypto angel investor personality of India.
Category: Crypto Architect
Neeraj Khandelwal is working as an Architect in CoinDCX, which is an Active company headquartered in Mumbai. The CoinDCX office is located in Mumbai. He is the main crypto architect of the company to take it to the next level. His contribution is huge to making CoinDCX one of the best Indian-origin crypto exchanges in India.
Category: Crypto Journalist
Naimish Sanghvi founded Coin Crunch India in 2017 and has been reporting on cryptocurrency since then. Before launching Coin Crunch, he worked with Deloitte, Infosys, and Network18. Sanghvi attempts to simplify cryptocurrency assets. Namish is revolutionizing blockchain news and reporting with CoinCrunch. He founded CoinCrunchIndia, intending to combat the mainstream media’s counterfeits in the cryptocurrency field. Naimish is featuring our list as the Crypto Journalist of India.
Vani Kola, Kalaari Capital
Category: Crypto VC
Vani Kola is an Indian venture capitalist. She is the founder and managing director of Kalaari Capital, an Indian early-stage venture capital firm. She was listed as one of the most powerful women in Indian business by Fortune India in 2014. She is an active crypto supporter and investor.
Category: Crypto Law/ Policy Advisor
Tanvi Ratna is a policy advisor specializing in digital currency and emerging technology. She has worked for leading global decision-makers such as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the US Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill, and several ministries and state governments, handling policy design, execution, and liaison in live complex policy environments.