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The Top Ten Crypto Influencers of Instagram in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, I believe it’s important to reflect on the past 365 days and to take time to remember, reminisce, and learn from all that you have done in the past year. I’m sure you’ve made some mistakes, made some good memories, and maybe even taught someone something valuable during this past year.

If you’re reading this you’re probably involved with the cryptocurrency market in some way, be it for investing or just for fun. All of us in the crypto space are likely to follow at least one or two people on a social media.. One of the most popular social media platforms today is Instagram, and what people post in their feed can sometimes directly affect our outlook.

While some people follow Hollywood celebrities or country singers on Instagram, some of us follow some of the biggest names in crypto. We follow the people who offer us knee-slapping crypto memes, market insights, and information regarding blockchain technology.

So enjoy this list of what CryptoChats considers the top ten crypto influencers of 2018.

It’s important to note that this list is not based on a pages number of followers (even though they are listed) or number of posts, but rather on their quality of content.

#1 Armando Pantoja (@tallguytycoon)

Number of Followers: 44.1k

Pantoja’s ample expertise on blockchain architecture and applicability has help him gain his distinguished reputation as a public speaker. Receiving his Masters degree in Computer Science and Software Security from the University of Southern Florida in 2017, Pantoja’s knowledge goes unchallenged. Pantoja has managed to established himself as one of the industries leading entrepreneurs and influencers because of his aforementioned skillset, along with the sale of his website in early 2018 for over $2 million.

#2 The Wolf of Bitcoins (@thewolfofbitcoins)

Number of Followers: 27.1k

The Wolf of Bitcoins promotes themself as a cryptocurrency miner, investor and blockchain strategist with a knack for humor. Their feed typically consists of humourous crypto memes that not only provide you with a good laugh, but often cause you to think as they relate to current market issues. Every crypto enthusiast needs a little Wolf of Bitcoins in their life.

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Giuseppe is happy with the markets today 🐺

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#3 Joseph Steinberg (@josephsteinberg)

Number of Followers: 24.7k

Joseph Steinberg is a blockchain and cyber security expert as well as a technology advisor. Steinberg’s feed contains mostly pictures of himself attending blockchain events all over the world, speaking at university lectures and the occasional picture of him displaying his love of chocolate. Because of his popularity for attending blockchain events and his expertise, Steinberg with a regular columnist with Forbes &

#4 Jake (@koreanjewtrading)

Number of Followers: 7k

While Jake’s Instagram account is wildly less popular than his Twitter account which boasts more than 75k followers, his Instagram page is just as insightful. Jake’s Insta feed usually contains pictures of him from his travels, memes, and insights regarding the Korean Crypto market. Not only will you be entertained by Jake’s feed but you will gain vital information on one of the world’s largest crypto markets.

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#seoul nights

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#5 Maurice Kenny (mkennytv)

Number of Followers: >1k

While Kenny may not have a large number of followers, he steals the number 5 position because of his awesome videos. Kenny posts some of his Youtube videos to Instagram. Each of his videos are easy to understand and educational on a wide variety of blockchain topics including cryptocurrency and mining. Kenny prides himself on his knowledge of the blockchain and provides his followers with many inspirational quotes.

#6 Bitsclusive (@bitsclusive)

Number of Followers: 36.1k

Another to go on the crypto funny list is bitsclusive. The page exhibits a plethora of crypto memes along with important crypto news updates. If you’re looking for a page to follow that will make you laugh but also bring you the news, than bitsclusive is the way to go.

#7 Changpeng Zhao (@changpengzhao)

Number of Followers: 8.3k

Zhao is the founder of Binance and While is Twitter page is more popular than his Instagram, his page is full of fun photos, market insights, and occasional videos of his dog. Zhao is one of the most respected crypto influencers in the world, so much so that when he makes a prediction the market reacts.

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we like dogs, not bear.

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#8 Roger Ver (@rogerkver)

Number of Followers: 13.2k

Roger Ver was one of the first people to adopt Bitcoin before is became well known and calls himself ‘Bitcoin’s first Investor’. Ver’s current world mission is the help gain mass adoption by traveling all over the world and educating on crypto and airdropping tokens to willing participants. Ver is the current CEO of

#9 Suppoman (

Number of Followers: 6.4k

Suppoman is a Tesla fanatic, blockchain enthusiast and calls himself the ‘superhero’ of cryptocurrencies. Though he is most well known for his colorful Youtube videos, his Instagram page is gaining traction as he enters the ICO space. His page mostly features pictures of himself on trips and his favorite car.


#10 1crypto (@1

#10 1Crypto (@1crypto)

Number of Followers: 10.2k

1crypto is not an avid poster, but what he does post is thoroughly entertaining. His posts are often times humorous or are covering current trading matter. 1crypto claims to be trader and has been involved in the crypto space for since 2013.

Thanks for Reading and Happy 2019!

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