Messari Founder Ryan Selkis Announces Senate Run for 2024 — ‘Enough Talk’

Messari Founder Ryan Selkis Announces Senate Run for 2024 — ‘Enough Talk’

Ryan Selkis, the founder of Messari, a cryptocurrency research company, has announced he will be running for the U.S. Senate in 2024. The entrepreneur made the announcement on Twitter after finding out one of the speakers at Messari’s Mainnet conference, whose identity could not be confirmed, was served with a subpoena by the SEC. This is one of the first serious political bids that a crypto entrepreneur has made in the U.S. Messari CEO Ryan Selkis Announces Senate Bid for 2024 Ryan Selkis, founder and CEO of Messari, a crypto research firm, has announced he will be....

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