Blockchain Life
Awards 2021

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best centralized cryptocurrency exchange

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best crypto media

best mining service

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best listing agency

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best DeFi project

1inch is a decentralized liquidity aggregator for DEX exchanges. Smart contract technology divides one transaction across multiple exchanges, the most profitable and optimized transactions.

The Aave Protocol is a decentralised liquidity protocol. The new AMM Liquidity Pool enables liquidity providers of Uniswap and Balancer to use their LP tokens as collateral in the Aave Protocol.

Alexander Kalmykov, Head of the Center for Distributed Ledger Technologies at Gazprom Neft.
Together with a team realized projects for tracking the supply of materials and equipment, R&D in the field of blockchain application in the financial sector, Alexander took an active part in shaping the position of the community of Federal Law 259 of 2020 “On digital financial assets”.
Since 2018, Alexander has been implementing a large-scale project for the use of electricity from associated petroleum gas for the extraction of cryptocurrencies and the rational use of raw materials.
In plans for the development of technologies related to digital currencies, the traceability of the movement of MTP and its tokenization.

BeInCrypto is a leading source of news in the cryptocurrency industry specializing in cryptographic technology, privacy, fintech, and many more. Reporting in 10 languages BIC is proud that it became the first in the industry to adopt the Trust Project principles.

Binance is the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume. Trusted by millions worldwide, the Binance platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users and features an unmatched portfolio of crypto products and offerings, including: trading and finance, education, data and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralization and infrastructure solutions, and more.

Global mining project BitCluster offers competitive crypto mining solutions for everyone.
The company provides comprehensive services for efficient mining, creates an infrastructure for placement and maintenance of mining equipment, sells devices.

BitCluster has a network of data centers in Russia, providing hosting for customers from all over the world.

Bitfinex is a digital token trading platform offering state-of-the-art services for traders and global liquidity providers. In addition to a suite of advanced trading features and charting tools, Bitfinex provides access to peer-to-peer financing, an OTC market and margin trading for a wide selection of digital tokens. Bitfinex’s strategy focuses on providing unparalleled support, tools, and innovation for experienced traders and liquidity providers around the world. Visit to learn more.

BitLenta is the world’s most respected and very first Russian-language crypto community channel with the best people from the crypto world. Live communication of professionals. The squeeze of the most important. Most qualitative advertising. The luxury of being the first and the best since 2016.

BitNovosti is leading resource for Russian-speaking readers that cover blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies and related topics: the history and internals of monetary systems operations, modern financial technologies (fintech), peer-to-peer networks, cypherpunk and the Austrian economy, copyright issues and freedom on the Internet, futurology and transhumanism. is the oldest newspaper and discussion board in Russian blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. In 2021 the resource turns 10 years old! In works some crypto-anarchists and bitcoin maximalists, but they strive to keep objective look and to be in trend of all the news and developments in the industry. On you can learn and discuss everything about mining, staking, trading, farming, DeFi, NFT and much more.

Bybit is cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges, with more than 1.6 million users. Built on customer-centric values, Bybit endeavors to provide a professional, smart, intuitive and innovative trading experience for retail and professional clients around the world. Bybit is committed to creating a fair, transparent and efficient trading environment.

Chainlink is a blockchain platform aimed at protecting against unauthorized access when exchanging data while working with complex smart contracts. Chainlink solution provides information protection not only inside the blockchain, but also outside it.

Compound is an open-source software development company building tools, products, and services for the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem.

Founder of the Association of St. Petersburg Blockchain Developers Community that became part of the Hyperledger and Linux Foundation global consortium.

Conducts research, participates in meetups with world communities, government institutions related to the digitalization process, as well as local Groups and corporations that form the blockchain technological stack: Megafon, Sberbank, Russian Railways, GazpromNeft, Norilsk Nickel, DataArt, S7, Sibintek, Rostec, Rosatom, AFT. The Association includes such universities as St. Petersburg State University and Innopolis University.

EMCD is a global platform for secure investments in cryptocurrency mining. The ecosystem includes the largest mining pool in Western Europe as well as multiple services for investing, managing mining equipment, increasing efficiency, and more.

ForkLog is the leading Russian-speaking media about Bitcoin, blockchain and the digital economy with over 1 million readers. ForkLog has been working since 2014.


FTX is a best-in-class crypto-asset exchange pioneering the next generation of financial products for a new breed of investors. Originally built by traders for traders, FTX services the full spectrum of investors from institutional to retail through a wide range of trading options that include industry-first derivatives, options, volatility products, and leveraged tokens.

Gleb Kostarev, Director at Binance Russia and CIS. Gleb is responsible for regional development of Binance. He has ten years of experience in business development, PR, and marketing in IT area.

Gleb started his career as a financial journalist at RBC, worked in the marketing departments of the Waves Platform and the Ernst & Young audit firm.

Ivan Tikhonov, founder and owner of the first Russian-language news site about cryptocurrency, exchanges monitoring and community forum Bits.Media.

Since 2011, Ivan has been involved in blockchain education, he is an expert on cryptocurrency security and author of many tutorials. In 2015, Ivan won the court, overturning the decision to recognize information about cryptocurrencies as prohibited in the Russian Federation. This prevented the blocking of Bitcoin sites, including in Russia. is the largest agency for listing projects on cryptocurrency exchanges.

The company has listed more than 700 projects during four years of work in close cooperation with the owners of more than 100 exchanges and conducted more than 50 IEOs.

The agency helps to get listing prices 2-3 times lower than the official for its clients and bonuses from exchanges like accounts without trading fees, listing out of turn and supports further operating with exchanges after listing.

Maria Stankevich – Chief Business Development Officer at the EXMO Cryptocurrency Exchange.
Journalist, turned Digital Account Head, turned Head of Communications, she used to manage PR and digital communications for big corporate clients. Three years ago she joined the EXMO team, first as the Head of Communications, then became CBDO. In 2019, she won the award “Top-Person of the Year in Blockchain and Crypto” according to the international Blockchain Life event.
Now for EXMO Maria manages new markets, listing and IEO services, partnerships with banks and payments systems, and VIP-traders relations.

linked in:
VIP traders special conditions: Telegram @marystankevich

MYRIG is a modern infrastructure for profitable mining. Since 2015, the company has been providing a range of services for the sale of flagship ASIC miners, equipment colocation in the innovative data centers and professional repair of mining equipment. Today the company operates in Asia, Europe and America.

Founder of Private Business Club
CEO of

Rated Top 3 in People of Blockchain (Forbes, Icobench)

Serial entrepreneur. A businessman with 20 years of experience of owning different types of businesses, ranging from Ecommerce, Logistics to IT technologies.

Mentor, advisor and helps dozens of projects worldwide.

Nikolay Shkilev, PhD has many awards and titles in business:
– Self-Made Russia award
– Best advisor award
– Super TOP award (Business FM)
– Enterprise of the Year

PancakeSwap is a decentralized exchange running on Binance Smart Chain, with lots of other features that let you earn tokens.

Plugin Listing offers the best conditions for listing on crypto exchanges. The agency helps projects to get listed on crypto exchanges and make their tokens successful.

Roman Kaufman – Door Opener, Co-founder Berezka DAO, Founder DeFiHardcore Community, Founder Kaufman Production


– 15 years in Marketing and Sales (FMCG, Pharma, DigitalAssets)

– Created the largest blockchain community in the CIS in 2017 with partners (20,000 people)

– Read lectures on the blockchain on Wallstreet

– Successfully participated in fundraising of IT startups with a total amount of funds raised for $ 200 million

– Made over 200 IT events (Moscow, New York, San Francisco, Singapore)

– Founder at DeFiHardcore community

– Working on the future unicorn BerezkaDAO

– 2 higher educations + Oxford


– –  the largest agency for listing projects on cryptocurrency exchanges

– Blockchain Life Forum

– Jets.Capital venture fund

– IDEO – digital economy and blockchain technology association


– Member of the State Duma Expert Council on the Digital Economy and Blockchain Technology


Sold 3 of his companies in the past: Adwad, CPALife and one of the largest community systems in the Russian-speaking part of the Internet

• 15 years of experience in internet marketing

• 7 years of experience in investing

• 4 years in the cryptosphere


Some of the awards:

• Top 30 most influential people in the world in blockchain and cryptocurrency according to Hackernoon

• The top 100 people in St. Petersburg in 2020, according to “Delovoy Peterburg” magazine

• Two times winner of the Russian President Award for Support of Talented Youth in the nominations “Entrepreneurship” and “IT and Innovations”

• On the cover of “Millionaire” International magazine

• Financier of the Year according to the magazine and the annual “Luxury in Russia” award

SushiSwap is an automated market-making decentralized exchange currently on the Ethereum blockchain.


UMC – leader in the sale of mining hardware in Russia, since 2017. One of the leading Russian companies providing services for the hosting and maintenance of mining hardware in data centers.

UMC is full-cycle company we create ready – made solutions.

Uminers is the largest supplier of mining equipment. We provide universal digital platform for the crypto industry. As part of the Uasia Group with headquarters in Guangzhou, we have started operating in China since 2014. And regularly taking leading positions at international exhibitions and summits.

Uniswap is a protocol for decentralized token trading that allows to securely exchange Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens

RBC-Crypto is a classic media about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Our idea is to help beginners and advanced users to better understand the world of digital money. Here you can find always fresh and exclusive news, analytical materials, comments from the most authoritative experts, podcasts, thematic videos and much more.