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Jul 13
2020
Binance Awards 2020 - Binance Influencer of the Year

On Tuesday, July 14, we revealed our 2020 Binance Awards winners live during our “Off the Charts!” Virtual Conference. 

Please join us in celebrating the winners of the Binance Influencer of the Year Award. We’re honoring the crypto influencers who raise the profile of crypto and blockchain to viewers worldwide, as nominated by Binance users like you. 

There are 7 award categories in total, spanning 6 regions, plus a Global Influencer of the Year Award: 

  1. Global | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

  2. Africa | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

  3. Asia Pacific (APAC) | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

  4. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

  5. Europe | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

  6. Latin America (LATAM) | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

  7. North America | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

This year’s influencer awards were 100% nominated by our community, with the winners earning the highest number of tallied votes across our social media polls and Google Form surveys. 

We appreciate all the influencers who share, educate, and elevate crypto and blockchain knowledge to the community! Congratulations once again to the talented winners. 

WINNERS

Global | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Since 2013, Alp Işık has been a blockchain and cryptocurrency content creator on YouTube. He started Bitcoin mining in 2013, and works as a Cryptoeconomics Research Team Coordinator at BlockchainIST Center. 

It’s no small feat to make it to the global top 5 list. Congratulations Alp! Your achievements haven’t gone unnoticed by our Binance community. 

You can follow Alp on his Twitter and YouTube page. 

Africa | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Chris Ani is the CEO of Digital Abundance, a budding consortium who passionately believes that decentralized ledger technology will drive global economic revolution and social change. 

Our community in Africa is growing very quickly, and we are thrilled to recognize those who help the crypto industry develop. Congratulations Chris for raising crypto awareness and growing our community! 

Follow Chris on his Twitter and Facebook page. 

Asia Pacific (APAC) | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Aditya is the co-founder of Crypto India, an online community dedicated to educating audiences on the cryptocurrency market.

Asia Pacific region includes several booming crypto markets, so we are excited to recognize the pioneers on the ground. Shout-out to our Indian community for supporting their influencers! Out of the top 6 nominees, 4 were from India, including Aditya Singh. 

Follow Aditya at his Twitter page. Follow Crypto India on YouTube.  

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Sergey is the Founder & CEO of ICO Drops, an independent ICO database tracking Active, Upcoming, and Ended ICOs. 

Congratulations Sergey Blyudov! The CIS region has a lot of passionate influencers, so we were excited to see who received the most recognition from our community.

Join his Crypto Narnia News Telegram channel

Europe | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Owen Simonin, or “Hasheur” is a French videographer and entrepreneur who introduces and analyzes today’s newest technologies and investments with his audience. Congratulations on winning the Binance Influencer of the Year Award for the Europe region! 

The European Binance community had some exceptional nominees. We received nominations for influencers in France, Spain, Germany, and Turkey!

Follow Hasheur on Twitter

Latin America (LATAM) | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Felipe Escudero is a Brazilian influencer, founder of BitNada channel, the BitNoticias portal, BitSampa conference, and one of the largest collaborative cryptocurrency trade communities in Brazil. In 2019, Felipe was nominated as one of the 5 biggest influencers by the Crypto Awards. In 2020, he was nominated as one of the 40 greatest personalities in Brazil in the segment by Cointelegraph. 

Congratulations Felipe on the win! Our LATAM community is extremely passionate, and we are very excited to see who’s leading the trend there! 

Follow Felipe on Telegram, Instagram, or YouTube

North America | Binance Influencer of the Year Award

Scott Melker (The Wolf of All Streets) is a jack of many trades. He is a trader and investor at Texas West Capital, the host of the popular “The Wolf Of All Streets Podcast,” the author of “The Wolf Den” newsletter and a prolific writer and thought leader in the crypto space. He is also an advisor to a number of blockchain-based projects. He had a 20-year music career and was a world-renowned producer and DJ.

We had a strong list of nominees for the North America category, each voted in by our Binance community members. After tallying up all the votes and filtering them to include only votes from verified Binance users, we had a clear winner on our hands. Congrats Scott on the win! 

Follow Scott on Twitter

Once again, we would like to thank all the winners of this year’s Influencer Awards for raising the profile of blockchain and crypto. All nominees and final winners were determined by the Binance community. Congratulations to Alp, Chris Ani, Aditya Singh, Sergey Blyudov “ICO Drops”, Owen Simonin “Hasheur,” Felipe Escudero, and Scott Melker “The Wolf of All Streets” for notching highest number of tallied votes across our social media polls and Google Form surveys! We encourage and appreciate influencers who work closely with our community to educate the public and make an impact together.