Barry E. Silbert
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Founder & CEO of Digital Currency Group

Barry E. Silbert

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Founder & CEO of Digital Currency Group

Known as a founder of The Digital Currency Group, Silbert is a serial crypto investor and a well-known proponent of the rival Ethereum chain, Ethereum Classic. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on the topic of trading illiquid assets and has appeared in many leading publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, and many others. In 2013, he started as an angel investor in Bitcoin companies, and he currently is one of the most influential figures and newsmakers  in the crypto world industries.

Age
41 years old (1976)
Citizenship
US
Participation
Digital Currency Group, Founder & CEO
Grayscale Investments, Founder & CEO
Second Market, Inc., Founder & former Chairman
  • Crypto Net Worth: $ 400 - 500 million.
  • MBA with honors from Emory University, USA.
  • Is an active seed investor in the digital currency industry with over 50 investments in 15 countries.
  • Frequent speaker at conferences on the topic of trading illiquid assets.
  • Before becoming an entrepreneur, Barry was an investment banker at Houlihan Lokey, focusing on financial restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate financing transactions.
  • Barry was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young and Crain's, and was selected to Fortune's 40 Under 40 list.

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  • richtopia.com
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  • cryptoweekly.co
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  • cantechletter.com
  • investinblockchain.com
  • finance.jaxlondon.com
  • surveymonkey.com
  • hackernoon.com
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