Cointelligence CEO On Yavin joins Electroneum’s Board of Advisors

3 min readJun 15, 2020


Widely known in the crypto space as the “Scam Hunter,” Cointelligence CEO On Yavin has joined Electroneum in an advisory and ambassadorial role stating he is impressed with the strength of the British startup’s extensive community. He also noted that it is one of the very few crypto projects that have built a real crypto ecosystem.

Electroneum, he added, has already achieved huge adoption with 2.4 million app users who have completed over 165,000 mobile data and airtime top-ups and nearly 300,000 app-to-app instant transactions.

“ After performing an audit on Electroneum, I have decided that they are completely aligned with my goals, and those of Cointelligence, with regards to making cryptocurrency accessible and banking the unbanked, and enabling mass adoption of this revolutionary technology,” said Mr. Yavin.

“I’ve been impressed both by this project and by their community, and I have personally verified all their statistics and numbers,” he added. “Because of this, I am proud to announce that I am joining Electroneum as both an advisor and an ambassador.”

READ: Electroneum is an example of transparency in a crypto space that is mostly secretive

He and his research team carried out an in-depth examination into Electroneum’s stats, numbers, and development that included a visit to the award-winning crypto’s headquarters in Maidstone, Kent.

On Yavin recalls that at one point:

READ: Cointelligence 16-page report on Electroneum

“I questioned their huge adoption and usage statistics and assumed they must be exaggerated. However, I’ve had the opportunity to delve into their databases and directly confirm that they are among the most widely used cryptocurrencies in the world.

The Cointelligence CEO and founder visited met with many of Electroneum’s 50 staff members, and conducted interviews with C-level executives, including Head of Corporate Relations Chris Norris; ​ Head of Operations Nick Cook, and Head of Blockchain Chris Harrison.

Mr. Yavin said he looks forward to helping Electroneum bolster its marketing, outreach and education.

“I have some ideas for exciting collaborations with other crypto communities, and lots of educational opportunities, both in terms of giving the ETN community access to more in-depth crypto and blockchain education, and in educating new people about ETN,” he said.

Electroneum CEO and Founder Richard Ells welcomed On Yavin’s decision to join his team, saying he looks forward to working with him on plans and strategies to take expand the startup’s presence among the global crypto community and beyond.

“Electroneum is very pleased and excited to have On Yavin join us as an advisor and ambassador,” he said. “With his unique insight into crypto and blockchain as well as his marketing expertise, On will help us further our objectives within the crypto space and in developing countries.”

Who is On Yavin?

The head of Cointelligence is one of the world’s most recognized crypto scam whistleblowers.

Since 2017, Mr. Yavin is dedicated to championing cryptocurrency and the blockchain. He works tirelessly to build the crypto community; help the unbanked; fight corruption within the space, and make education accessible to people around the world.

Via the Cointelligence Academy, Mr. Yavin has provided free blockchain and crypto education to tens of thousands of people.

Originally published at on June 15, 2020.




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