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Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin is a 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, where he attended the Abelard School in Toronto for his high school education. He recieved a 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 founded Ethereum in 2013.

Financial condition

Forbes USA estimated Buterin's fortune at $1.3 billion and included him in the list of the most prominent new billionaires.

Philanthropy

Donation of $763,970 of Ether to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute in 2017.

Timeline

April 12, 2022
Vitalik Buterin received citizenship of Montenegro
April 7, 2022
Vitalik Buterin Quietly Donates $5M in Ethereum to Ukraine
May 17, 2021
Vitalik Buterin Donates More than $2 Million to the Methuselah Foundation
May 12, 2021
Ethereum Creator, Vitalik Buterin, Donates Over $1B to India COVID Relief
January 31, 1994
Vitalik Buterin was born in Kolomna.

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Patents

Further Resources

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Author
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Type
Date

- YouTube

Web

May 13, 2021

How A 19-Year-Old Genius Created Ethereum

Web

January 19, 2022

Vitalik Buterin: Ethereum 2.0 | Lex Fridman Podcast #188

Web

June 3, 2021

Виталик Бутерин, Ethereum: Ответы на вопросы публики

Web

September 1, 2017

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Sophie Kiderlin
June 4, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin discussed collaborating with dogecoin, donating shiba inu tokens and Elon Musk's crypto strategy in a podcast interview with Lex Fridman.
Sophie Kiderlin
June 4, 2021
Business Insider
Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin discussed collaborating with dogecoin, donating shiba inu tokens and Elon Musk's crypto strategy in a podcast interview with Lex Fridman.
Emily Graffeo
May 30, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Buterin looked to science fiction terms for inspiration when he wrote the ethereum white paper in 2013, Camilla Russo said in her book, The Infinite Machine.
Emily Graffeo
May 30, 2021
Business Insider
Buterin looked to science fiction terms for inspiration when he wrote the ethereum white paper in 2013, Camilla Russo said in her book, The Infinite Machine.
Shalini Nagarajan
May 21, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
"I think it's reasonable to expect a bit of craziness. But I do think that the markets will learn. Elon is not going to have this influence forever."
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