Since it was reportedly listed on exchanges without the Core Team’s permission just a few days ago, Pi Network has made quite a bit of history. The price spike of Pi on the Atlantis Exchange platform, where the coin catapulted to its greatest value ($35,000), which represented a +37400% rise, is at the top of the list of Pi Network’s trends for this new year (2023).
Here comes another anticipated ranking just two days after Pi Coin made history by outperforming the top six cryptocurrencies in the world—Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Binance (BNB), and Solana.
One of the Pi Network’s creators, Nicolas Kokkalis, was recently ranked third among the top 5 Blockchain founders (2023).
The top five Blockchain pioneers in 2023 are listed below.
- Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Buterin, one of the co-founders of Bitcoin Magazine, is also the creator of Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization. In order to create a blockchain network that supports decentralized apps, Vitalik began working on Ethereum in 2015 with the assistance of Gavin Wood and Joseph Lubin (DApps).
- CZ Binance
After raising $15 million in an initial coin offering (ICO), CZ launched Binance in July 2017. Since then, the exchange has constantly ranked among the top ones worldwide. CZ is a well-known public figure in the cryptocurrency industry; he appeared on the February 2018 cover of Forbes while dressed casually and not at all like a man with a net worth of $1.4 billion.
- Nicolas Kokkalis
At Stanford University, Nicolas Kokkalis is a postdoctoral scholar in computer science where he studies social computing and teaches a course on creating decentralized blockchain applications. The founder of Pi Network, which has lately been listed on numerous company
- Justin Sun
TRON was founded by Justin Sun, who is also a supporter of BitTorrent, the ambassador and permanent representative of Grenada to the WTO, a proponent and practitioner of blockchain, NFT, and the metaverse, as well as the founder of TRON. Supporter of BitTorrent, Grenada’s ambassador to the WTO and permanent representative, as well as a proponent and user of blockchain and the metaverse.
- Charles Hoskinson
A mathematician and technology entrepreneur from Colorado, Charles Hoskinson. Prior to transitioning into cryptography through corporate exposure, he studied analytical number theory at Metropolitan State University of Denver and University of Colorado Boulder. Invictus Innovations, Ethereum, and IOHK, three start-ups linked to cryptocurrencies, were founded by him over his career. He has also held a number of positions in the public and commercial sectors. He founded the Cryptocurrency Research Group in 2013 and served as the chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s education committee from its inception. His current initiatives center on spreading awareness of cryptocurrencies, advocating for decentralization, and making cryptography tools more approachable for the general public. Leading the research, development, and design of Cardano, a third-generation cryptocurrency that debuted in September 2017.