Over the last few years, digital currency talk on Twitter has morphed from a small corner of the platform to thousands of accounts with passionate audiences numbering in the millions.
The massive influx of thought leadership, news, comedy and more that Crypto Twitter has provided the industry is invaluable but figuring out what accounts to can be intimidating which is why our staff put together 10 Crypto Twitter accounts you must follow.
Pomp AKA Anthony Pompliano
The State Bank of India just leaked sensitive banking data on millions of customers.
This is just another reason why we need decentralized financial institutions.
Long Bitcoin, Short the Bankers!
— Pomp 🌪 (@APompliano) January 30, 2019
Pomp is the founder of Morgan Creek Digital and the host of the Off the Chain Podcast, a favorite around the Coinme offices. He is known for many things but his “Week in Crypto” and “Long bitcoin, short the bankers” tweets have become so popular you may even see him on CNBC or Bloomberg sharing his optimistic takes on the market.
Shallow safety vs. deep safety:
Shallow: estimated from volatility, assumes nothing goes wrong at lower layers of the protocol stack
Deep: what happens to your assets upon underlying failures? e.g. how would your digitally centralized assets fare against sanctions or cyberwar?
— Nick Szabo 🔑 (@NickSzabo4) August 17, 2019
Nick is known as an OG cypherpunk. His work on smart contracts and efforts with Bit Gold show why he is such a prominent figure in the industry. When Nick speaks, people listen.
Appeared on @WhatBitcoinDid once again (4th time!) to tackle fun topics like "mining is wasteful," "bitcoin needs inflation," "bitcoin is used by bad people" – another really good ep. #PodcastSzn https://t.co/Fzk9yNnlwN
— nic carter (@nic__carter) March 6, 2020
Nic is a reliable source in a sea of misinformation. He’s able to pick apart common misconceptions and explain why Bitcoin remains a force to be reckoned with.
no idea who made this, but lol pic.twitter.com/SdVxTGMT6k
— Josh Olszewicz (@CarpeNoctom) March 8, 2020
Josh is a great source for technical trading tips. His Bitcoin network analytics with Brave New Coin provide another great reason to give him a follow. Oh, and memes.
have you ever seen a unicorn piñata taped to an Ethernet cable?
— Meltem Demirors (@Melt_Dem) January 17, 2019
While her technical title is Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, Meltem’s twitter bio starts with “making benevolent mischief” which is enough to land anyone on this list. She helped create the MIT “Future of Commerce” online course and the Oxford Saïd Business School Blockchain Strategy Program.
Sometimes I feel like answering questions no matter how negative the person on the other end is — but maybe it's best just to ignore them and continue working.
— Rahul Sood 🦄 (@rahulsood) January 12, 2019
Rahul created Microsoft Ventures, and founded Voodoo (acquired by HP) and Vrvana (acquired by Apple). His eyes for disruption plus his ability to speak to the gaming and crypto crowd make his account one of a kind. If you like esports, hit the follow button.
🔎 Quickly search for the projects, people, organizations, and resources for the crypto-economy with our new search feature!
— Messari (@MessariCrypto) January 31, 2019
The only non-human to make the list, Messari is on a mission to promote transparency in crypto. They tweet news from the industry in a fair and balanced way and their website is complete with a beautiful search feature for those digging into people or projects in the space.
— Tuur Demeester (@TuurDemeester) November 22, 2019
Tuur offers great content looking at Bitcoin from a macro mindset. He keeps the big picture in mind and shares compelling data and insights into greater trends. A must follow.
Best question I got asked last night from a non-crypto person: Would you invest in Bitcoin or CBD?
— Preethi Kasireddy (@iam_preethi) January 31, 2019
Her bio says it all. Founder/CEO at TruStory, formerly of Coinbase, A16Z, and Goldman Sachs. A crypto twitter favorite, she tweets nuggets of wisdom about the industry and also shares incredible advice for anyone working in tech today.
Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Analyst's guide to crypto-currency, abridged edition.
Q: "Is X the new bitcoin?"
— Andreas ☮ 🌈 ⚛ ⚖ 🌐 📡 📖 📹 🔑 🛩 (@aantonop) January 24, 2019
Andreas has arguably provided more value to the bitcoin ecosystem than anyone not named Satoshi Nakamoto. The author of ‘Mastering Bitcoin’ and ‘Mastering Ethereum,’ Andreas is one of the most prominent bitcoin ambassadors on the planet and delivers that message monthly from stages across the world and daily on Twitter.
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