Meet the People Behind BitSwap

BitSwap was founded by Sigil Wen and Aryan Misra in the beginning of April 2021. We launched the first BitSwap Beta after a week of non-stop work and late nights up, revolutionizing the way users buy and sell BitClout.


Sigil Wen, Co-Founder

Sigil (17) co-founded with Aryan to provide a more streamlined experience for people looking to buy and sell BitClout. Sigil oversees and leads the BitSwap team.

  • BitClout @sigil | (portfolio) |

  • M&T 25 @ UPenn (Wharton X Engineering DD)

  • Growth @ the quest with Justin Kan

  • Growth @ Rosebud AI (YC 19)

  • Associate @ Blockchain Founders Fund

  • Growth hacked $50k in a week from $130 on BitClout

  • Aryan Misra, Co-Founder

    Aryan (17) co-founded with Sigil to provide a more streamlined experience for people looking to buy and sell BitClout. Aryan is the lead developer at BitSwap.

  • Microsoft Imagine Cup Finalist (Synbiolic AI)

  • Machine Learning Developer @ Holy Grail AI (YC 19)

  • TensorFlow2 Devpost winner

  • Lead developer @ (NEXT 36)

  • Justin Lin

    Justin is a backend engineer for BitSwap.


    • Symbolic Systems @ Stanford (Gap Year)

    • Data Science @ ZebraIQ

    • Research @ UCLA VMG & USC IPILab

    • Built ophthalmology software used by thousands of clinicians in India.

    • YC Hackathon Finalist on ML Debugging

    Alex Yu

    Alex is a Full Stack Developer for BitSwap.


    BitClout @uyxela |

  • DocuSign and FSC - won $16000 for building a web app to allow for remote auditing and certification of companies based on geospatial data for FSC international operations

  • Hack MIT-IBM green compute challenge winner - visualizing carbon impact of high-performance computing and running machine learning models in the cloud

  • - mobile engineer for fintech improving student outcomes through sustainable financing

  • Xiangan He

    Xiangan (17) is a Web3 Engineer for BitSwap.


  • Solidity Mentor @

  • Award Winner @ MarketMake Hackathon @

  • Dev @ ETHSpring

  • Vansh Sethi

    Vansh is a frontend engineer for BitSwap.


    BitClout @vansh | | Linkedin

  • Computer Vision Engineer @

  • CUHacking Hackathon Grand Prize Winner - Track real-world biomarkers to monitor and identify diseases earlier

  • National Inspo Science Fair 2nd Place - Research on supercharging immunotherapies

  • Nushaine Ferdinand

    Nushaine is a UI/UX designer for BitSwap.


    BitClout @nushaine | Linkedin

    Hugh Jiang

    Hugh leads the online marketing and blog at BitSwap. He specializes in Search Engine Optimization and Content Marketing.

    • BitClout @HughJiang

    • Founder of Get Green Now, a sustainability education and environmental advocacy website.

      • 40k+ pageviews a month

      • Cited in The New York Times, Huffington Post, etc.

    Venkat Muthaly

    Venkat Runs OTC BitClout transactions & community @ BitSwap Discord (~1000 members.

  • Co-Created NFTs w/ Sigil

  • Built RC model planes from scratch

  • Eshwara Chock

    Eshwara is a frontend engineer for BitSwap.



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