An­thony Di­io­rio

Ceo, deCen­tral

Toronto Life - - The Fifty Most Influential 2018 -

di­io­rio is toronto’s bold­est crypto ty­coon. Six years ago, he went all in on Bit­coin when it cost just $9.73 apiece (to­day it’s at $8,379), and made off with mil­lions. He used his earn­ings to help Vi­ta­lik Bu­terin found Bit­coin’s big­gest ri­val, Ethereum (cur­rent mar­ket cap: $27.4 bil­lion) and cre­ate his own com­pany, Decen­tral, an in­cu­ba­tor for blockchain projects. His lat­est project is Jaxx, which, with more than 1.2 mil­lion down­loads, is one of the world’s most pop­u­lar cryp­tocur­rency wal­lets. up next: Set­tling into his new home, the three-storey pent­house in the for­mer Trump Tower, which he just bought for $28 mil­lion.

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