Yoni Assia is the co-founder and CEO of eToro, the social investing network with over 23 million registered users from more than 100 countries. He is widely acknowledged as a crypto pioneer, having co-written the Colored Coins white paper with Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin in 2013. Colored Coins allow the creation of multiple assets on top of the Bitcoin blockchain.
Assia also launched the GoodDollar Project, a non-profit initiative that leverages digital finance to bridge the wealth gap and provide universal basic income through crypto. Under his leadership, eToro has become one of the leading platforms for trading stocks, commodities, currencies, and cryptocurrencies.
Assia is a vocal advocate for the democratization of finance and the potential of blockchain technology to create a more fair and inclusive financial system. He predicts that cryptocurrencies are the future of money and that eToro will play a key role in this transition.