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Justin Sun, born in 1990, is a Chinese tech entrepreneur best known for creating the cryptocurrency platform Tron (TRX). He is also the current CEO of BitTorrent and former CEO of mobile social App Peiwo and former chief representative of the Greater China area of Ripple before moving on to Tron in 2017. 

Sun is well educated as he holds an M.A. in East Asia Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in History from Peking University. Moreover, at the age of 26, Sun was chosen by the Alibaba founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma to study at Hupan University where he became the first and only millennial to graduate from Hupan University in 2018. 

Additional life achievements from Sun include him being the cover figure Yazhou Zhoukan in 2011 and Davos Global Youth Leaders in 2014. His achievements didn’t stop there as he was named the most noteworthy new entrepreneur by CNTV in 2015 and was named Forbes China 30 Under 30 from 2015 through 2017. Sun’s latest achievement was the placement of a record-breaking $4.5 million bid to have lunch with the legendary investor Warren Buffet in June 2019. However, when the day of the private lunch came, Sun reportedly had kidney stones and was unable to go. 

Apart from Sun’s long list of academic and entrepreneurial achievements, he is also a millennial influencer and marketing genius. He boasts more than 1.6 million followers on Twitter and has over 1.2 million followers on the Chinese social network Weibo. Sun is notoriously known for hyping up his cryptocurrency project Tron by making announcements of announcements over social media and blatantly lying to promote his project. That being said, Sun is both a marketing and tech entrepreneur genius as well as a controversial figure in the cryptocurrency space. 

Who is Justin Sun?

21 Sep 2022 4 minute read 5 comments

If you have paid any attention to cryptocurrency news in the last several years, you have most likely heard of Justin Sun. This young Chinese-born entrepreneur has taken the crypto world by storm with his controversial tactics and business ventures....

Justin Sun to Spend $5 Billion in Efforts to Revive Crypto Industry

12 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment DailyCoin

Visit DailyCoin for more articles Justin Sun of TRON DAO unveiled a $5 billion relief plan for the embroiled crypto industry. Similarly to Binance’s CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, Mr. Sun has received around 100 applications from struggling firms. Mr....

Beware of Justin Sun's new stablecoin!

23 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Aldeneer

USDD is a new algorythmic stablecoin, it works similar to TerraUSD. Both are algorythmic stablecoins, both are minted by burning their network's token (USDD by burning Tron (TRX) and UST was minted by burning LUNA), both offer huge interest rates (US...

Decentralized stablecoin coming to Tron's ecosystem

22 Apr 2022 3 minute read 7 comments I-HODL

In less than two weeks from today, on May 5th, Tron DAO proposes to issue its own decentralized stablecoin, USDD, on the Ethereum and BNB chains. This according to Tron founder Justin Sun in an open letter posted to Twitter and Medium yesterday.  Thi...

SunSwap SUN: The Main DEX of the Tron Blockchain

18 Apr 2022 4 minute read 0 comments 2sats

*obligatory not financial advice*   What is SunSwap? SunSwap is the decentralized exchange with the highest trading volume on the fast and cheap but also semi-centralized Tron blockchain. The DEX was originally part of the JUST Network that is a bask...

The War In Ukraine: Economic Sanctions And Cryptocurrencies

8 Mar 2022 3 minute read 2 comments ☑️Arͬcͨaͣ🅽🅶eͤl̜̝̖̼͔̞̃ͮ͑̐̉͌🅾➏➏➏

Between 23 and 24 February 2022, Putin initiated the invasion of Ukraine. His aim is to liberate Donetsk, Lugansk and all pro-Russian Ukrainian territories. Western countries are not intervening because Ukraine is not part of NATO. On the other hand,...

BitTorrent in Focus, the upcoming decentralized file sharing king?

28 Jan 2022 2 minute read 2 comments Austras

Decentralisation is the corner stone of crypto. No-one has true control of the system or blockchain. This idea is nothing new, projects such as today's focus Bittorrent can be found all the way back in 2001. But with Tron's fairly recent acquisition...

BitTorrent BTT: A Peer to Peer File Sharing Platform that is Part of the TRON Blockchain

3 Jan 2022 3 minute read 3 comments 2sats

*obligatory not financial advice*   What is BitTorrent? BitTorrent is the oldest and most successful peer-to-peer file sharing platform. BitTorrent has been around since 2001 and it lets users share files with other people without needing a centraliz...

Is it officially end of STEEM as Justin Sun is out of the picture?

27 Dec 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Bala

In the last week, I have been hearing a lot about Justin Sun leaving the crypto world. Initially, the news was only about him leaving Tron but later found out that he was leaving STEEM too. I don't know how to call this. Good news or bad news. B...

The Tron Blockchain and its TRX Coin

23 Dec 2021 2 minute read 0 comments 2sats

*obligatory not financial advice*   What is Tron? Tron is a smart contract blockchain like Ethereum but it uses proof of stake and is able to handle more than 1,000 transactions per second. It launched in early 2018 and has survived multiple bear mar...