New Year’s needs for the younger, bold blockchain group – Cointelegraph Magazine
New Year’s Eve is a time not solely to replicate on the earlier yr but additionally to have fun the arrival of a brand new one, filled with hopes, guarantees, objectives and challenges. What makes the blockchain group so brilliant, diligent, insightful and inventive? The people who find themselves behind the entire improvements that purpose to make our world a greater place.
We’ve already witnessed the rise of the adoption of decentralized finance, the skyrocketing of nonfungible tokens, the emergence of the creator financial system, the primary — however speedy — steps into the Metaverse, and far more. And there are such a lot of new, thrilling discoveries that lie forward of us!
Whatever the brand new yr brings, I do know that we are going to obtain all of our objectives with you, the younger, bold blockchain group. It’s a time to share within the hopeful New Year’s needs that crypto business insiders made for you and your inspiration. Keep constructing, and by no means cease dreaming. The world is changing into higher, and you’re a vital a part of these adjustments! Happy New Year to us all!
“I would encourage young, ambitious newcomers to the space to absorb themselves intellectually with the many possibilities that the technology affords, rather than paying too much attention to the speculative nature of projects.”
Paolo Ardoino, chief expertise officer of Bitfinex
“I wish all the developers of new protocols to be more focused on building and inventing new tech, rather than on APY racing.”
Anton Bukov, co-founder of 1inch Network
“Bitcoin, to me, means trust and freedom. I hope that the ambitious community embraces those two concepts as they build the global, decentralized economy of the future.”
Tim Draper, co-founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson
“This one is my same wish always: Keep going. You never fail until you give up.”
Lisa N. Edwards, co-owner of Getting Started In Crypto
“Focus on building real value and delivering pleasurable user experiences.”
Andrew Levine, CEO of Koinos Group
“Keep innovating to address the challenges the world is facing, whether that be in finance, the environment or digital experiences. The potential of digital ledger technology is finally being recognized thanks to your efforts. Some of the innovation in the sector over the past few years has been staggering, but there will be lots more to come.”
Martha Reyes, head of analysis at Bequant
“The Metaverse is a space that youth are generally comfortable with because their skills and knowledge are suited to the digital space, rendering them the true digital natives of this new realm. To young people and the young at heart, I say this: The Metaverse is your world for you to participate in, to shape and to co-create; now is your time to build a new environment and culture and leave behind the outdated zero-sum paradigm that has reigned supreme for so long. We are entering the positive-sum era, supported by the co-development, co-creation, interoperability and shared network effect of Web 3.0.”
Yat Siu, co-founder and govt chairman of Animoca Brands
“I wish for everyone to dream big and to not let the past limit their imagination for what’s possible. The tools for restructuring how we distribute value and power on the internet are finally here, and everyone who wants to participate in shaping that future can participate in this transformation.”
Yaniv Tal, co-founder and CEO of Edge & Node and co-founder of The Graph
“WAGMI. The future’s so bright you gotta wear shades!”
Alex Tapscott, common supervisor of Ninepoint Digital Assets Group
“This is your time. Shoot for the moon! But remember, there are consequences. As you build, do no harm. Build a better world than we have today — you have the tools and the genius. I can’t wait to see what’s next!”
Jane Thomason, chairperson of Kasei Holdings
“Don’t be afraid to try new things, and move to the jurisdictions that treat you the best.”
Roger Ver, govt chairman of Bitcoin.com
“Blockchain technology is raising an entirely new generation of visionaries and doers, and it continues to evolve every day. Mass adoption is possible when we continue to educate about the true use cases of Bitcoin and the opportunity it presents for greater financial inclusion of the underbanked.”
Ray Youssef, CEO of Paxful
These quotes have been edited and condensed.
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