NIGERIA (CoinChapter.Com) – Over the years, crypto influencers on social media have continued to prove their relevance in the industry through analysis, agenda-setting, price predictions, among many other tools they employ.
Their influence in the space has become so dominant that an average crypto enthusiast only has to browse through Twitter, Telegram, Youtube primarily, and Reddit, among others, to get to know the most recent trends in the market and other happenings in the crypto space at that moment.
With the continued growth of the crypto community, the thirst for accurate and insightful information to make smart investment decisions continues to surge. Hence CoinChapter compiled a list of 10 top crypto influencers investors can watch in 2022 to provide detailed analysis and inform their investment decision.
List of 10 top crypto influencers investors
10 Plan B
PlanB is one of the most influential crypto investors. He has amassed a loyal and engaged following on Twitter and has popularized the stock-to-flow model widely cited throughout the Bitcoin community.
His price analysis is always hinged on the stock-to-flow model, which many critics have tried to discredit severally. However, PlanB, despite the model failing him several times, has said he would not ditch the model.
The stock-to-flow model accurately predicted Bitcoin price for a number of months in 2021 before failing to meet its $100,000 BTC valuation by December 2021.
9 Elon Musk
The world’s second-richest man. Besides cryptocurrency, Elon is known for many things, such as being an ambassador of the green environment, an Anime fan, a humanitarian, a social critic, and a Bitcoin and meme coin fan.
His status as one of the world’s richest men has helped him amass enough followers on social media. Elon’s natural love for cryptocurrencies makes him serve his millions of followers several crypto content and agenda for his meme coins and other crypto topics.
It is safe to say Elon has direct influence over crypto prices, evident from how his tweets on Dogecoin usually lead to a pump in its price, among others. He is also part of the team trying to make Bitcoin mining dependent on green energy rather than fossil fuel.
8 Lark Davies
Based in New Zealand. Lark Davies, nicknamed in the space ‘‘Crypto Lark,’’ commands large followership across Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, where he posts videos about investing in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general. Lark uses his expertise and years of experience as an investor to share tips and advice on his YouTube channel.
As of the time of this writing, the YouTube channel has 477,000 subscribers and has accumulated over 28 million views.
Content on the YouTube channel includes Bitcoin news, altcoin news, interviews with other investors, and discussion on cryptocurrency in general.
7 Rodrigo Heralzate
Rodrigo is popular on Twitter, where he has 2.6 million followers. He is famous in the space for being an ‘‘ambassador’’ of Binance Coin. He holds over 2,000 BNB tokens, equivalent to over $1 million.
6 Vitalik Buterin
From price to engineering to regulation and prediction, Vitalik Butering, developer of Ethereum Blockchain, remains vocal and airs his opinion across various crypto topics.
He is one of the few crypto influencers who engage enthusiasts on TV and other traditional mainstream media beyond the internet. Buterin has large followers across Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
Buterin has predicted since 2013 in his Ethereum White Paper about the prominence and massive adoption of DAOs, or decentralized autonomous organizations. He commented recently that the only thing he failed to project about the crypto revolution back then was the Non-Fungible Token (NFT) which is sweeping the space now.
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5 Michael Saylor
Former crypto critic turn Bitcoin enthusiast has now lined up in front of crypto adoption. He leads the team working on providing clean energy for Bitcoin miners alongside Elon Musk.
Saylor, who co-founded and leads MicroStrategy, appears to have left influencing retail investors and now speaks non-verbally to potential institutional investors.
His firm MicroStrategy has amassed 124,391 Bitcoin worth about $3.7 bn. His firm is the number one crypto institutional investor, followed by Tesla. Saylor also believes that soon Bitcoin’sBitcoin’s price would surpass $100,000.
4 Coin Bureau
Coin Bureau is an informational portal for all things cryptocurrency. The face of the platform is a guy who simply introduces himself as ‘‘guy.’’
However, with routinely crypto news updates and high-end quality crypto educational content on YouTube, CoinBureau is one safe place for crypto newcomers to learn about virtually everything on cryptocurrency.
The Bureau also provides an extensive collection of cryptocoin and exchange reviews.
3 BitBoy Crypto/Ben Armstrong
Ben Armstrong of BitBoy Crypto is an investor, crypto influencer, and thought leader. Ben Armstrong founded the BitBoy Crypto YouTube Channel in January of 2018 when he decided to go “full-time crypto” and focus all of his time and energy on empowering people to find financial freedom through crypto-assets.
He provides the latest crypto news, coin reviews and offers trading advice on his YouTube platform. BitBoy has an estimated net worth of $28 million.
2 Justin Sun
He is the founder of TRON cryptocurrency platform and current CEO of Rainberry, Inc.
Sun has a huge Twitter following of 3.2 million followers, and his presence also stretches to Instagram with 229,000 followers. The tech entrepreneur has gained success from his long involvement and entrepreneurship in cryptocurrency.
1 Chanpeng Zhao
There is nobody in the crypto community who does not know Zhao, CEO of the number one crypto exchange by trading volume, Binance exchange.
On top of this, he also finds time to be one of the world’s most prominent sources of crypto information too. He has amassed an impressive following on Twitter as many values his thoughts.
The Canadian and Chinese crypto mammoth barely gives insight into price prediction or analysis. However, he sets agenda regarding other formalities with the space, especially regulation, as Binance has gotten in trouble with regulators worldwide many times.