Roger K. Ver
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Bitcoin Angel Investor & Bitcoin Evangelist

Roger K. Ver

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Bitcoin Angel Investor & Bitcoin Evangelist

Ver is famous for being one of the first investors in the Blockchain industry, financing the growth of many of its biggest names. He runs popular news and wallet resource Bitcoin.com, and became a notable proponent of Bitcoin Cash in 2017. Ver is a legend in the Bitcoin community, named as the “Bitcoin Jesus” for his tireless evangelism of the virtual currency  and for his investments in numerous Bitcoin startups. He called himself self-educated enthusiast who is spending his free time on studying economics and moral philosophy.

Age
39 years old (January, 1979)
Citizenship
Saint Kitts and Nevis (former US)
Participation
Bitcoin.com, CEO
Bitcoin Foundation, Co-founder & Board Advisor
BitcoinStore, Creator
MemoryDealers.com, former CEO
  • Dropped out, De Anza College, USA.
  • Known as "Bitcoin Jesus," was one of the earliest and most vocal proponents of cryptocurrencies.
  • In 2002, according to the plea agreement, Ver admitted to engaging in the business of selling explosives without a license from January 1999 through August 2000 and was sentenced to 10 months in federal prison, a fine of $2,000 US, as well as a three-year period of supervised release.
  • One of his major passions in life is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
  • While in prison Ver taught himself Japanese.
  • In 2000 he attempted to enter politics by running for California State Assembly as a candidate for the Libertarian Party.

We analyzed how many times influential people in the Blockchain and crypto space were mentioned across twelve rating lists published on the following sites:

  • forbes.com
  • fortune.com
  • coindesk.com
  • richtopia.com
  • rise.global
  • cryptoweekly.co
  • cryptocompare.com
  • cantechletter.com
  • investinblockchain.com
  • finance.jaxlondon.com
  • surveymonkey.com
  • hackernoon.com
I don't think Bitcoin cares what the Chinese or American politicians do.