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Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin

Russian-Canadian computer scientist, programmer, writer and founder of Ethereum.

Vitalik Buterin is a Russian-Canadian computer scientist, programmer and writer. He is the founder of Ethereum, a blockchain application platform. He is also the co-founder and a writer for Bitcoin Magazine.

He was born in Russia. His parents are Dmitry Buterin and Natalia Ameline. They moved to Canada in 1999. He attended the Abelard School in Toronto for his high school education. He took Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo in 2012 to 2013.

Vitalik Buterin received the Thiel Fellowship amounting to $100,000. He dropped out from the University of Waterloo to pursue his study on blockchain technology and applications. And together with other developers, they founded Eretheum in 2013.

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January 31, 1994
Vitalik Buterin was born in Kolomna.

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Sowmya Ramasubramanian
May 14, 2021
The Hindu
Buterin also donated $0.6 million to the fund in the form of ether and maker tokens earlier in April, according to a Forbes report.
Sophie Kiderlin
May 13, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
The dogecoin-inspired Shiba Inu coin gained almost 1,000% over the last week, but plunged the day after Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin's donation.
May 13, 2021
Moneycontrol
Coronavirus India News Live Updates: According to the ICMR, 30,94,48,585 samples have been tested up to May 12 with 18,64,594 samples being tested on Thursday.
May 13, 2021
The Indian Express
A large portion of Buterin's donation was made using massive amounts of dog-themed 'meme coins', which had been gifted to him for free by the creators of the Shiba Inu coin (SHIB), Dgelon (ELON) and Akita Inu (AKITA).
Manish Singh
May 12, 2021
TechCrunch
Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, has donated Ethereum and "meme coins" worth $1.5 billion in one of the largest-ever individual philanthropy efforts.
The Block
May 12, 2021
The Block
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has sold a range of dog-themed tokens he was given for free, swapping them for more ether.
Yogita Khatri
May 12, 2021
The Block
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin has proposed that Uniswap's UNI should become an oracle token for a successful DeFi ecosystem.
Will Daniel
May 5, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin holds 333,521 ETH worth some $1,125,299,854 as of Wednesday's coin price.
Omar Faridi
May 3, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
Ethereum Co-founder Buterin now a crypto billionaire with ETH price at $3K+, joins Coinbase and FTX CEOs on Fintech billionaires list..
Gopal Sathe
April 25, 2021
NDTV Gadgets 360
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated cryptocurrency tokens worth approximately Rs. 4.5 crore to a covid relief fund for India being organised by tech founder Sandeep Nailwal. Buterin also thanked the Indian investor and entrepreneur Balaji Srinivasan for signal boosting the campaign.
Lauren Aratani
February 27, 2021
the Guardian
A man uses a bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong. Photograph: Kin Cheung/AP
Lauren Aratani
February 27, 2021
the Guardian
A man uses a bitcoin ATM in Hong Kong. Photograph: Kin Cheung/AP
Omar Faridi
November 21, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Dubai entrepreneur Khurram Shroff's IBC Group commits $10 million to ETH 2.0 staking to support launch of Ethereum upgrade.
Omar Faridi
July 5, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
As Ethereum 2.0 mainnet gets ready to launch, co-founder Vitalik Buterin admits developers overlooked sharding, proof of stake design issues.
Charlie Wood
December 2, 2019
Business Insider
Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin has defended Virgil Griffith, a cryptocurrency expert accused of helping North Korea evade US sanctions.
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