Vitalik Buterin,a russian- Canadian programmer,born in Moscow in 1994.He is most famous for co-founding Bitcoin magazine in 2012 and the etherum project in 2015.,He has been involved in the bitcoin community since 2011 by his father.
Buterin needs no introduction to anyone interested in cryptocurrency.But do you know that he started his love affair with crypto at the age of 17?Infact, he started writing in Bitcoin weekly right after high school.
His first contribution to the space was when he co-created Bitcoin magazine in 2011 with Mihai Alisie.The website launched in 2012,Buterin contributed to the magazine as a leading writer until 2014.That year,he accepted a theil fellowship and turned his full attention to developing Ethereum.
In 2015,Vitalic Buterin,Garin wood,Joseph lubin and others co - created the Ethereum blockchain , an alternative platform on which users can create decentralized application. Buterin sought to provide new use cases for blockchain technology moving beyond the financial applications of bitcoins.
In 2018,Buterin was granted an honorary doctoral degree from the university of Basel for his innovative work in the blockchain space and his contribution to the ecosystem.
His net worth is $100 million.
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