How long have they been in the field? What kind of education do they have? Work experience? Have they run any successful ICOs? Do they advise on any ICOs?
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Experience: 3 Stars
Song attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a degree in Mathematics in 1998. In January 2018, Song joined Blockchain Capital as a Venture Partner. In addition, he runs Programming Blockchain, a for-profit company that’s training students all around the world in blockchain programming and development techniques.
Influence: 3 Stars
As the blockchain grows in computing power and becomes more widely adopted, developers will create more decentralized applications (dApps). Song is touted as one of the leading teachers in mentoring aspiring developers. As such, Song’s influence can be felt in dApp development and other blockchain programming.
Activity: 5 Stars
Song joins Tone Vays ina daily podcast called Bitcoin Morning Brief. The brief covers the latest cryptocurrency happenings and the implications of the market trends. The Bitcoin Morning Brief can be viewed on youtube or Twitter. Song is also active on other social media channels.
Coverage: 2 Stars
Song does a great job at explaining blockchain basics, developing fundamentals, and exploring differing viewpoints of cryptocurrencies. Song is an early adopter of Medium (the popular social media platform for blockchain related topics).
Song is a prominent blockchain developer and entrepreneur. He is also an instructor at Programming Blockchain, which helps talented developers learn how to code for the blockchain platform. He is currently a developer at Paxos, a fintech blockchain startup focused on automating post-trade settlements.