The list of the richest citizens of China, which publishes an annual edition of the Hurun, this time includes many figures of the cryptocurrency sphere. To get to the coveted a rating, you need a year to earn at least $200 million, explains Blockspoint.
In the list featured a number of entrepreneurs whose business is related to digital currencies and mining and whose names are well known in the cryptocurrency community. The first hundred were the co-founder of Bitmain Mikri Zhang. Company that produces equipment for mining, for the year brought the businessman for approximately $2.4 billion.
The other co-founder of Bitmain and its head, Jihan Wu, the financial plan behind it quite a bit, although the gap between them is noticeable. Having earned $2.3 billion, he was ranked 204-th in the list of richest people of China. Recall, the company recently announced its intention to hold an IPO. According to insiders, Bitmain expects to attract through the sale of shares of up to $3 billion.
Chanpen Zhao, head of the Binance, cryptocurrency exchanges with the world’s largest by trading volume, was in 230th place- its recent earnings estimated at $2.1 billion Binance, by the way, promises to donate the fee for listing a new token to charity. According to Zhao, his team considers as a priority the quality of the product, not the amount of taxes paid by the company.
Founder of OKCoin and Xu, the Old Chapter fifth in the world in terms of trade of crypto currency exchange Huobi Li Ling also joined the list.
Famous cryptocurrency investor Whether Saali included in the ranking by Hurun, with annual revenues of $1 billion If Saalai — Creator of the Beijing investment company BitFund and one of the most famous “bitcoin whales” in China. Recently, however, the billionaire investor decided to change the scope of activities: he no longer intends to work with the blockchain projects.
The list also included the heads of companies producing equipment for mining Canaan Creative and Ebang.