Your Cryptocurrency Masters Are Getting Hilariously Rich, and You’re Not

The revolution will be ushered in by young people who are also cryptocurrency millionaires. Oh wait, they may be broke already.

Fredric Fortier wears an Ethereum sweater along with Mathieu Baril wearing a Bitcoin sweater at the San Francisco Bitcoin Meetup Holiday Party at the Runway Incubator in December. Photo: Jason Henry for The New York Times

By Nellie Bowles

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg…

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