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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 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 founded Ethereum in 2013.

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January 31, 1994
Vitalik Buterin was born in Kolomna.

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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."
CNN
May 20, 2021
CTVNews
The crypto crash of the past few days has shocked investors around the world. Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin isn't among them -- even though the meltdown wiped out a huge chunk of his personal wealth.
Isabelle Lee
May 19, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Buterin said he is taxed as a Singaporean citizen, where the rules are "significantly cleaner than in the US or Canada," Bloomberg first reported.
Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jason Karaian, Sarah Kessler, Michael J. de la Merced, Lauren Hirsch and Ephrat Livni
May 19, 2021
www.nytimes.com
Marianne Lake and Jennifer Piepszak get new roles -- and are potentially pitted against each other.
Sophie Kiderlin
May 17, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Shiba Inu creators gave 50% of all tokens to Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin upon its launch. Buterin says he'll destroy or donate what he owns.
Jacqui Frank and Sara Silverstein
May 14, 2021
Business Insider
Buterin built Ethereum as a blockchain platform that other applications could be built on top of. He compares bitcoin to a pocket calculator whereas he sees Ethereum as a smartphone.
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..
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