2021’s list of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People includes Vitalik Buterin, among other crypto enthusiasts, who have continued influencing the world.
Vitalik Buterin, Elon Musk, El Salvador’s president Nayib Bukele, and other personalities have stood out from this prestigious list. Also, Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, a crypto-mining processor, was listed among other prominent celebrities.
Therefore, the Ethereum co-founder was listed for his remarkable contribution to the DeFi space and the growth of NFTs. Meanwhile, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder and chairman of Reddit, described Buterin as “a builder’s builder.”
Source: Time Magazine
According to Time Magazine, “What makes Vitalik so special, though, is that he is a builder’s builder. No one could’ve possibly come up with all of the uses for Ethereum, but it did take one person’s idea to get it started.”
It’s important to mention that Vitalik’s recognition by Time Magazine indicates a shift in the world’s view of the crypto ecosystem. The magazine, which was first published in 1923, currently boasts more than 20 million readers globally.
Other Crypto Supporters Recognized by Time Magazine
In addition to Vitalik Buterin, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was also mentioned for his remarkable innovations.
The co-founder of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington, described Elon as an individual who has devoted his life to breaking free of limits. She also said, “Musk isn’t just changing how we transport ourselves. He’s augmenting human possibilities. And by doing it all with his relentlessly optimistic and space-half-full showmanship, he’s offering a model for how we can solve the big, existential challenges in front of us.”
Also, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang and Nayib Bukele were recognized because of their active role in the crypto space. Therefore, El Salvador, under Bukele’s administration, became the first country to embrace bitcoin as a legal tender. They were showing that the world was warming up to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
Crypto Companies Mentioned by Time Magazine
Similarly, two crypto-related enterprises were featured in the famous magazine’s list of the 100 most influential companies in 2021.
Next to companies like Tesla and Huawei that operate globally, Time Magazine recognized Digital Currency Group (DCG) and Coinbase. Notably, DCG is a company that focuses on building and supporting Bitcoin and blockchain firms. Meanwhile, Coinbase is the most prominent digital currency exchange in the United States.
Indeed, the recognition of these companies and famous crypto supporters by Time Magazine indicates that the world is embracing cryptocurrency. The crypto revolution is unstoppable.
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