There is a lot of unknown in the crypto space. This is the nature of the beast. Looking to leaders of movements is a huge indicator of how that volatility is handled. Look at Marshall ℙ Hayner and how he has not only weathered, but overcome, multiple obstacles.
This is how you can fund visionaries- those who don't give up and always persist. There is likely no major entity today that didn't pass through this phase - and this sort of leadership is what broke the barrier.