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CoinMarketCap 2020 Most Influential Poll Results! Did You Guess 2020’s Most Influential Person?

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January 22, 2021

CoinMarketCap's poll for the most influential people of 2020 has finished — check out the results below!

CoinMarketCap 2020 Most Influential Poll Results! Did You Guess 2020’s Most Influential Person?

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With thanks to our user community and more than 6,000 responses, we are glad to announce the results of the 2020 Most Influential Poll!


As both the DeFi wave in summer 2020 and the institutional investments and interests towards the end of the year both had significant impact on the market, we surveyed our users and asked which event they thought had a larger impact on the cryptocurrency market — more responses indicated that the institutional investments and interests had a larger impact.


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Most Influential Person in Crypto: 2020

Based on our poll for most influential, Vitalik Buterin is the most influential person in cryptocurrency in 2020! With the development of Ethereum 2.0, the ETH price surge and Ethereum’s heavy involvement in the DeFi summer, Vitalik Buterin plays an important role in pushing, not only Ethereum, but the whole cryptocurrency space forward. 

Vitalik Buterin


Here are the rest of the top 10 most influential people, by alphabetical order:

Alex MashinskyAndre CronjeAndreas AntonopoulosAnthony PomplianoChangpeng ZhaoCharles HoskinsonEmin Gün SirerMichael SaylorSatoshi Nakamoto
Links to their profiles: Alex Mashinsky, Andre Cronje, Andreas Antonopoulos, Anthony Pompliano, Changpeng Zhao, Charles Hoskinson, Emin Gün Sirer, Michael Saylor, Satoshi Nakamoto



Most Influential Entrepreneurs in Crypto: 2020

Here are the top three most influential people in the Entrepreneur & Business Leaders category, by alphabetical order:

Changpeng ZhaoCharles HoskinsonEmin Gün Sirer
Links to their profiles: Changpeng Zhao, Charles Hoskinson, Emin Gün Sirer


Most Influential Finance Leaders in Crypto: 2020

Here are the top three most influential people in the Investment & Finance Leaders category, by alphabetical order:

Alex MashinskyBrad GarlinghouseMichael Saylor
Links to their profiles: Alex Mashinsky, Brad Garlinghouse, Michael Saylor


Most Influential Tech Leaders in Crypto: 2020

Here are the top three most influential people in the Technology Leaders category, by alphabetical order:

Charles HoskinsonEmin Gün SirerVitalik Buterin
Links to their profiles: Charles Hoskinson, Emin Gün Sirer, Vitalik Buterin


Because of insufficient responses for the Media & Journalists category, we are not able to publish the results.


For the most influential project poll, in the next few weeks we will be reaching out to the top projects voted by our community for partnerships and content. 


That concludes the CoinMarketCap 2020 Most Influential Poll, many thanks again to our community and your continuous support. We will definitely continue to improve our polling methods and be back for your voices!


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