Ben Knaus

Member Since 2022

Ben Knaus



Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

Ben is one of the voices driving the digital revolution. His expertise is in use centric blockchain projects, digital assets, and Web 3. Ben Prides himself in finding what he says are "mistakes in the market." Ben was early to: BTC, ETH, AVAX, KNC, DOT, LINK, ADA. However, he's more than just an investor. He's a true believer and early adopter. Ben contributes to major publications like Forbes and Hackernoon where he was voted the 2021 Bitcoin Crusader/writer of the year. Ben is currently the CEO at Rillafi A web 3 platform that brings DAF infrastructure to blockchain


  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Business Relationship Management


July 26th, 2022

10 ways blockchain is (and could be) leveraged by public and private entities

Blockchain technology is about much more than cryptocurrency; its current and potential uses could permanently transform multiple industries.

July 21st, 2022

10 industry leaders’ tips to help crypto marketers ‘level up’

Building momentum in a crypto marketing role can only come through a deep understanding of the space.

July 20th, 2022

The crypto culling was needed for long-term health

Either way, this was needed to wash out some of the nonsense in our space.

June 28th, 2022

15 ways the DeFi industry can build credibility and garner more adoption

To garner more adoption, the DeFi industry must proactively address both actual and perceived barriers to entry. 



Building web 3's first multi chain, yield tax advantages giving platform Governed by the $RILLA community


  • Blockchain
  • Web3 (Web 3.0)
  • Scholarship