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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. 


I Deployed a Smart Contract to the Tron Blockchain. This is How I Did It.

27 Mar 2020 3 minute read 12 comments SkinnerCrypto

So, for those of you who do not know, I have been actively involving myself in learning blockchain development and also... trying like hell to figure out F*CKING BOOTSTRAP. GAH! THAT IS ANNOYING BUT ALSO USEFUL. I have a use case for which I am ready...

Importance Of Not Staking on Exchanges and Holding Your Keys

4 Mar 2020 2 minute read 17 comments TiddyBit

The saying holds more true today than ever before. Justin Sun, Tron, take over of Steem and collaboration with exchanges with the likes of Binance, Huobi and Poloniex and other Chinese exchanges has the old saying "Not your Keys Not Your Crypto" Many...

Steem:Hive - 2:1 Ratio - This is like spitting up.

9 Apr 2020 2 minute read 6 comments Juan Molina

    In the eyes of any newbie this would be irrefutable proof that Steem is still the dominant Blockchain and that Hive was only a cheap copy. Many unbelievers who only came to Hive.blog just because they saw its initial price of 0.30 usd and becaus...

Justin Sun: Business Genius.

23 Mar 2020 2 minute read 13 comments niallon11

Now I know what your thinking. "Justin Sun". That crazy ego maniacal bastard that broke STEEM. How can he be a business genius? When we first heard that he had bought steemit.inc I would say that the majority of us were cautiously optimistic. I mean...

Steem witnesses are fighting to keep the Steem Blockchain intact!!

6 Mar 2020 7 minute read 3 comments Greenchic

  As part of Steem community, I appreciate all the witnesses and consensus witnesses of the Steem Blockchain that are fighting to protect and safeguard the Steem Blockchain. Generally all this is complicated for me, however, recent chaotic happening...

What Is Tron? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Tron]

18 Sep 2019 7 minute read 12 comments Mr.CryptoWiki

Tron is a decentralized apps (dApps) platform that tries to ‘decentralize’ the web by utilizing its blockchain technology. Unlike Ethereum and some other older blockchain systems, Tron is proven to be much more efficient because Tron network uses DPo...

Is TRON Late to the Party with its Poloniex IEO Platform?

7 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

Poloniex, which was acquired by Tron founder Justin Sun and other investors for $400 million, making it one of the largest acquisitions in the market, has announced the launch of a new token launch platform called LaunchBase. The announcement, made...

Have you heard Poloniex is now owned by Justin Sun?

1 Feb 2020 5 minute read 3 comments Greenchic

  Since last year, Poloniex Crypto Exchange has been disappointing many crypto investors and enthusiasts and it’s reputation looks to have all gone. Now, I learnt that Justin Sun owns Poloniex Exchange after he brought the exchange in part along wit...

The TRUTH about ELF coin ( and YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH) AELF = TRON - Justin Sun + current CCP approval

20 May 2020 4 minute read 4 comments Dave Sawyer

What is AELF ?  AELF is not ETH, not EOS, not even TRON, and never will be, despite the backing of the CCP.  Yeah yeah yeah (which means NO effing WAY in New York speak) ELF wants to be the new Linux.  Well it was freakin hard for even Linus to make...

Steemit is Purchased by Tron's Justin Sun - Good News and Anxiety in the Community

20 Feb 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Wstanley224

Steemit is Purchased by Tron's Justin Sun - Good News and Anxiety in the Community Steemit was purchased by Justin Sun, the charismatic leader of the Tron Foundation, and the outspoken face of the 11th largest cryptocurrency. The news was announced o...