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 Sch0lar A web 3 platform that merges the Ed-Tech space and Blockchain.


  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Business Relationship Management


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. 

April 15th, 2022

13 crypto trends industry leaders are watching in 2022

From new financial solutions to community development through NFTs to gaming, crypto is set to make a splash in the months ahead.



Sch0lar is reimagining student funding by leveraging the tools of the digital revolution. Scholar enables and connects all of academia through our native ecosystem, token, and community. Scholar serves a utility mechanism for higher education and fuels blockchain-enabled scholarships - ultimately helping alleviate the student debt crisis. Scholar infrastructure will ensure scholarships are more plentiful, more accessible, and more equitably dispersed while building an extensive and diverse network of connected and digitally literate students, universities, and enterprise partners.


  • Blockchain
  • Web3 (Web 3.0)
  • Scholarship