Crypto Predictions from Top Influencers

Place/Date: - June 21st, 2018 at 9:10 pm UTC · 3 min read
Source: Blackwell Global

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Education is so important when it comes to making sensible marketing decisions, so with this in mind, let’s take a look at crypto predictions from 5 top influencers.

  • Vitalik Butarin – @VitalikButarin

Primarily known as the co-founder of Ethereum and the co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine, Vitalik Butarin is a prominent figure within the digital trading world with a strong social media presence.

He recently hinted at good things to come for Ethereum which has become one of the most-popular blockchain platforms primarily due to its rapid transaction speeds.

“I’m excited about on-going progress in the ETH state channel ecosystem and look forward to continuing to work with everyone contributing to the space.”

According to the crypto genius, future crypto platform goals will include censorship resistance, fraud robustness, transparency, robustness (staying online) and interoperability (the ability for computer systems to share information).

  • Nick Szabo – @NickSzabo4

As a blockchain, crypto and smart contract pioneer, Nick Szabo is highly respected by crypto enthusiasts and is often thought to be Bitcoin’s anonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto – although he firmly denies this. He’s a man with a diverse range of interests and strong opinions about future crypto movements.

Highlighting the importance of decentralisation, he said:

“Centralised digital services, whether in traditional finance or in the crypto biz, are extremely vulnerable to local lawsuits and political pressure. They will be increasingly censored year by year.”

  • Andreas M. Antonopoulos – @aantonop

Andreas is a Greek-British Bitcoin advocate, crypto writer and host on the Let’s Talk Bitcoin podcast. In a Blockchain Not Bitcoin podcast recently posted to Twitter he explained how blockchain technology would not be successful without an “intrinsic valuable asset”.

He also looked ahead to the future of crypto stating:

“Maybe the role of cryptocurrencies is to offer a form of sound money for people to be able to save their wealth and accumulate capital for future generations.”

He explained how perhaps other types of instruments such as fiat or cryptocurrencies modelled after fiat with fractional reserve will be built.

  • Adam Back – @adam3us

As the co-founder and CEO of Blockstream and the inventor of the hashcash proof-of-work system used in Bitcoin mining, Adam Back is extremely respected within the crypto space.

He recently discussed the future of crypto and blockchain tech revealing how “most banks have personnel looking into Blockchain” hinting at a rapid future adoption of mainstream blockchain tech.

  • Peter Todd – @peterktodd

As an expert in blockchain tech and a Bitcoin Core developer, Peter Todd is well-known for his blunt opinions on industry advancements. He regularly shares his opinions on social sites like Twitter and recently expressed his views on potential crypto regulations stating:

“I’ve suspected for a while that regulation is likely to lead to more fraud, by legitimizing worthless tokens.”

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