Andre Cronje: DeFi Expressionist
Andre Cronje founded the platform that kick-started 2020's DeFi summer that made thousands rich. It almost broke him.
With two new grants under her belt, Bitcoin Core's first full-time female contributor is a guiding light for the future of the network – both as a developer and a mentor.
Hayden Adams took a $65,000 grant and turned it into a $2 billion protocol; meet the King of the DeFi Degens.
Most Influential 2020 features art from Alotta Money, XCopy, Osinachi, Matt Kane, Sarah Zucker, Yonat Vaks and Olive Allen.
The former Coinbase CTO sounded the alarm early about the virus. More broadly, he’s emerged as a prolific and perceptive thinker about the trust and knowledge problems crypto aims to solve.
“The PBOC that is not criticized by the public will not withstand the test of history," the current head of the central bank says. Zhou Xiaochuan's legacy – the digital yuan – was sidelined, until it became necessary.