- Adam Back - 90s Cypherpunk, Inventor of HashCash, CEO of Blockstream
- David D. Friedman - Son of Milton, Anarcho-Capitalist theorist, Not a Cypherpunk but "Crypto-Anarchy" draws a lot from his work
- Eric Hughes - Founding member of the Cypherpunk Mailing List,
- Gregory Maxwell - Bitcoin Core Developer, Blockstream CTO, Controversial figure to the Big Block political faction
- Hal Finney - 90s Cypherpunk, Received first Bitcoin transaction (from Satoshi), Strong candidate for Satoshi
- Ian Grigg - 90s Cypherpunk, Inventor of Ricardian Contracts
- Jim Bell - 90s Cypherpunk, Crypto-anarchist, Author of Assassination Politics
- John Gilmore - Co-founder of the Cypherpunk Mailing List and the Electronic Frontier Foundation
- John Perry Barlow - 90s Cypherpunk, Author of "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace"
- Julian Assange - Founder of Wikileaks, Member of Cypherpunk Mailing List in its heyday
- Nick Szabo - 90s Cypherpunk, Creator of Bitcoin Precursor BitGold, Prolific writer of many important papers, Strong candidate for Satoshi
- Paul Calder Le Roux - Author of E4M disk-encryption software, Suspected author of TrueCrypt, Former criminal empire boss (in a very Crypto-Anarchist sense), DEA informant, Currently in US Custody
- Phil Zimmermann - Author of the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) Public key encryption software
- Pieter Wuille - Bitcoin Core Developer, Holds the number 2 spot on the bitcoin/bitcoin contributors list (2018-05-28), Blockstream co-founder
- Satoshi Nakamoto - Pseudonymous Founder of Bitcoin, May be a person or group, Many people put forward as possible candidates, Very probably the alias of a 90s Cypherpunk
- Timothy C. May - Founding member of Cypherpunk Mailing List, writer of "The Crypto-Anarchist Manifesto" and the "Cyphernomicon" (mailing list FAQ)
- Vinay Gupta - 90s Cypherpunk, Inventor of the Hexayurt, Resilience Guru, Involved with Ethereum
- Wei Dai - 90s Cypherpunk, Cryptographer, Creator of Bitcoin-precursor B-Money
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