At Bleeding.Technology we track over 100,000 web 3.0, NFT, DeFi & crypto startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top United States based CEO’ operating in the Ethereum space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder and CEO of Compound
Follow Robert Leshner:
About Citywide Special, Compound, Robot Ventures, Safe Shepherd: Compound is an open-source interest rate protocol that unlocks new financial applications.
Co-Founder and CEO of Kraken
Jesse Powell is an expert in virtual currencies, online/international payments and fraud, as well as co-founder and CEO of Kraken, the most trusted and one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges in the world with no.1 EUR market share. He is a 15-year veteran of the virtual currency industry.
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About Kraken: Kraken is a cryptocurrency exchange that provides spot and futures trading between Bitcoin, Ethereum, and 40+ other digital assets.
Founder & CEO of BitMart
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About BitMart: BitMart is a digital asset trading platform that focuses on cryptocurrency.
CEO and Co-Founder of Roll
Bradley previously led research for CoinDesk, the world leader in news and information on digital currencies, and architected their State of Blockchain report and spotlight study on ICOs. He is the CEO of Turing Advisory Group, a sell-side advisory firm for token sales with an emphasis on research and best practices. Bradley is the best selling author of #BreakIntoVC: How to Break Into Venture Capital and Think Like an Investor and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Techstars in New York City.
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About Roll, Techstars: Roll is building blockchain infrastructure for social money on Ethereum.
CEO & Co-Founder of TrustToken
Jai is the CEO and co-founder of TrustToken
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About TrustToken: TrustToken is a platform to create asset-backed tokens that can be used for buying and selling around the world.
CEO of SportsCastr
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About PANDA Interactive, SportsCastr: SportsCastr is a live video platform for sports that includes real-time score-bugs, broadcast quality motion graphics and augmented reality.
Co-Founder & Global CEO of Colendi
Bulent Tekmen is a co-founder of ininal, a payment system for the unbanked population in Turkey.
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About Colendi, Ininal, Next Ventures: A multifunctional banking as a service platform that democratizes banking services for consumers, merchants, and financial institutions
Co-Founder and CEO of SpankChain
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About SpankChain: SpankChain is an adult entertainment ecosystem powered by blockchain technology.
Founder and CEO of MyEtherWallet | MEW
With 8 years of experience as a computer engineer under his belt, Kosala dabbled in crypto during his senior year at college. He later applied his technical programming skills to develop a storage solution for Ether which became MEW: one of the most popular and widely used cryptocurrency wallets in the space.
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About MyEtherWallet | MEW, Nanopuppet: MyEtherWallet is a free, open-source, client-side tool for easily and securely interacting with the Ethereum blockchain.
CEO of Opyn
Zubin Singh Koticha is the CEO and Co-Founder at opyn.co.
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About Opyn: Opyn allows users to earn a premium or take views on assets by trading options on ETH and ERC20s.
Co-founder & CEO of 0x
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About 0x: 0x is an open protocol that enables peer-to-peer trading of assets.
CEO of RADAR
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About RADAR, Radar Relay: We build products for our next financial system
CEO and Co-founder of Minds
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About Minds: Minds is a crypto social network and secure messaging app that rewards users with crypto for their efforts online.
Founder & CEO of Ambisafe
Andrey is one of the leading experts in the Bitcoin field and a pioneer of one of the decentralized digital currencies in 2009. He has more than 10 years in commercial web development and started writing his own software at the age of 9. He released his own open source CMS, when he was 14. Andrey was awarded 2 nd place in 2011 best software architect competition in Ukraine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and created his own cryptocurrency for his thesis project.
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About Ambisafe, Inchain Limited, Orderbook, Propy, Scrobl: Ambisafe is an ethereum-based financial instruments, blockchain solutions, and ICO/STO related services.
Co-founder, CEO of Beenest
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About Beenest: Beenest is a home sharing platform for hosts to list their homes and for guests to find accommodations.
CEO & Co-Founder of StormX
Simon started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 19. After his family declared bankruptcy, he was forced to drop out of college at the University of Washington and find a full-time job to pay for rent and food. His full-time wage was still not enough for him to go back to school so he started selling Korean tacos out of his apartment to students studying late night on campus. The tacos went viral, and he was able to start a food truck with two friends after returning and graduating with a full-time scholarship. He quickly turned and scaled that business into a $500,000 business with ten employees in less than two years before joining Calvin at StormX. During his time at StormX, Simon has helped grow revenue more than 800%, user growth of 3000%, and raised funding to scale a small start-up started in a dorm room to a seven-person company. He is a visionary who is able to see the long-term potential in every aspect of scaling a multi-billion dollar business opportunity.
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About CakeCodes, StormX: StormX is a Blockchain and micro-task company that provides crypto cashback.
CEO of CryptoSlate
Nate Whitehill is an experienced technology entrepreneur, programmer and marketer. He has nearly two decades of experience building web applications. In August of 2017, he built and launched CryptoSlate, now one of the top destinations for crypto news and data. Over the past 2 years, CryptoSlate has become the 6th crypto news site in the world by Alexa ranking, serving over 300,000 visitors per month.
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About CryptoSlate: CryptoSlate is a hub for cryptocurrency researchers and blockchain enthusiasts — featuring news, prices, a product database and events.
Founder & CEO of Aegis Custody
Serra Angel Wei is a cryptocurrency finance executive, investor and entrepreneur with a blend of experience in both legacy & blockchain-based finance and cryptocurrencies. Ms Wei has worked with Goldman Sachs, Passport Capital on building investment strategies, structuring M&A deals, cryptocurrency trading and custody solutions.
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About Aegis Custody: Digital asset custody company offering a hybrid hardware-software solution with state-of-the-art security standards.
CEO and Co-founder of Linen App
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About Linen App, LoanScan: New experience that allows our members to earn high yield on their cash.
Founder & CEO of SyncFab
Jeremy is an international fintech executive fluent in Chinese and French and social impact entrepreneur passionate about technologies improving on the human condition including Additive and Advanced Manufacturing, AI (artificial intelligence), Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cleantech, Crypto, Decentralization, DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology), Ethereum and ML (Machine Learning). Currently, Jeremy is CEO of SyncFab an IIoT Industry 4.0 Blockchain Manufacturing Industry Partner to the $140MM US D.O.E. & D.O.C. Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (CESMII) appointed by the White House and US Departments of Energy and Commerce National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). SyncFab is also the San Francisco Mayors Office of Civic Innovation – 2016 Startup in Residence (STIR) in partnership with the Cities of San Leandro, Oakland and West Sacramento. From 2008 to 2012, Jeremy served as Executive President and CFO of China Advanced Construction Materials Company leading it to peak performance of 2,000 employees and NASDAQ IPO. As the only bilingual member of the company board of directors, he was responsible for negotiating large international contracts, implementing SOX 404 compliance, managing international accounting audits, SEC and shareholder communications. Jeremy successfully clinched a $100M Private Equity investment offer in support of company expansion plans and NASDAQ listing before board decision to privatize.
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About Forbes Business Council, SyncFab: OEM Parts Supply Chain Blockchain Procurement Platform and ERP Add-On for Aerospace, Automotive and Medical
Co-Founder and CEO of Prysm
Thomas Scaria is the Co-Founder & CEO at Prysm.
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About Prysm: The group ownership platform — Own anything, together.
Co-Founder & CEO of SZNS
John Lee is the Co-Founder of SZNS.
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About SZNS: SZNS is the NFT fragmentation service platform for collectors, curators, and creators.
CEO & Founder of Augmate
Founder at AUGMATE CORPORATION.
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About Augmate, Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance: Augmate offers an IoT and wearable device management platform that allows organizations to develop end-point solutions.
CEO of Kyokan
In past lives, Dan was a Software Engineer at LePort Labs, where he built internal tools for modern, tech-enabled “smart” Montessori schools. Before starting Kyokan, he was a Senior Software Engineer at BlacklightCMS building rapid domain provisioning and site-building tools for direct response marketers. We’re often hiring and accepting new clients: please direct all business inquiries to [email protected].
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About Kyokan: Making blockchain accessible to everyone on earth.
CEO of OpenRelay
Austin Roberts is the Founder and CEO at OpenRelay.
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About OpenRelay, Rivet: OpenRelay is a distributed relayer of fine order book infrastructures.
Chief Executive Officer of Dwellir
Gustav Nipe is the chief executive officer of Dwellir.
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About Dwellir: Dwellir builds infrastructure for blockchain networks Polkadot and Ethereum.
Co-Founder and CEO of Bounty0x
Angelo Adam is the co-founder and CEO at Bounty0x.
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About Bounty0x: Bounty0x is a global bounty hunting network.
Founder & CEO of KryptoPal
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About Beaconstream, KryptoPal: KryptoPal is a platform with easy to use tools and resources for building blockchain functions into applications, websites, or devices.
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