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Vitalik Buterin is the co-founder of the Ethereum project and one of the earliest publications focused on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin Magazine. 

Buterin had learnt about Bitcoin from his father, and caught the attention of Mihai Alisie, another enthusiast of Bitcoin and the other founder of Bitcoin Magazine. Together, they launched Bitcoin Magazine in 2012, with Buterin being the lead writer. Bitcoin Magazine continues to run and is overseen by BTC Media.

Buterin published the Ethereum white paper in 2013, the biggest step in cryptocurrencies since the launch of Bitcoin. With the white paper, Buterin introduced the concept of smart contracts, a feature that is now present in hundreds of cryptocurrencies. Dropping out of college after having received the Thiel Fellowship, Buterin began working on Ethereum full-time.

Ethereum was co-founded by Buterin, Gavin Wood and Joseph Lubin; the latter two are still heavily involved in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. Buterin’s key contribution was the development of a scripting language that allowed for much more versatility on what could be done on blockchains, most notably decentralized applications, or DAPPs.

Ethereum continues to work on the development of Ethereum and is one of the most notable individuals in the space. Ethereum is soon to release ETH 2.0, an updated version of Ethereum that overcomes scalability and performance issues.


Daily News Roundup - May 24

25 May 2021 2 minute read 9 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The cryptocurrency industry continues to plod along as the market finds it support levels. Here are the top stories from the past few days. 1. Vitalik Addresses Scaling and Elon Musk Tweets in Blog Post Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin published...

Daily News Roundup - May 21

21 May 2021 2 minute read 16 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

In today's headlines, we've got Vitalik Buterin offering his take on the current market, an Etherscan integration with Optimism scaling solution, and the US Major League Soccer launching NFTs, among other developments. 1. Crypto in a Bubble and Bitco...

Weekly News Roundup: May 11-18

18 May 2021 3 minute read 6 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

There's a lot that has happened in the crypto market in the past week, both in terms of technical development and general events. Here's the a roundup of all the crazy stories that have been shaping the market.  1. Tesla Suspends Bitcoin Payments for...

SwapSpace's Weekly Crypto News Digest | May 10 – May 17

17 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments SwapSpace

Check out our weekly #digest on the latest #crypto news! Here’s what happened over the past week: Ebay Allows Sale of NFTs on Platform Block.one to launch a crypto exchange "Bullish" Microsoft is closing its Azure Blockchain Service Vitalik Buterin...

SHITCOIN OUT, VITALIK IN ...

15 May 2021 2 minute read 3 comments Nas.A

  Hello to my friends who love life and keep smiling despite all kinds of negativity. In this article, I will talk about the damage shitcoins cause to the cryptocurrency markets. Many people got rich, many people lost money, thanks to the tweets thro...

Crypto thrillers and entertaining crypto dramas in the crypto world for your entertainment

14 May 2021 3 minute read 3 comments Greenchic

   Entertaining crypto Shib with it come up to be a Doge coin killer!!   @DigiFinex's infographic on Shib in twitter Yesterday, checked out a crypto called $Shib, with Digifinex Exchange’s making a very interesting infographic on that crypto. This c...

All ‘DOGEs’ Go to Heaven? Here’s How Ethereum (ETH) Creator Ruined Memetic Coins Season

13 May 2021 2 minute read 1 comment GetBlock

Even those who are not familiar with the turmoil of the crypto segment, may have heard about Dogecoin (DOGE) and its clones. These memetic coins had rallied 1000x in a day before being ruthlessly executed by Vitalik Buterin. All in all - is it the en...

Vitalik Buterin, the creator of ETH, donates $60.Mi usd for charity after selling Meme coins

12 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Samuray

Vitalik Buterin sold 3 meme coins he received for free and donated the value to charity, totalizing  $60 mi in usd.The tokens he received for free from the developers were : Shiba Inu (SHIB), Akita inu (AKITA) and Dogelon Mars(ELON). What do you thin...

Vitalik Tipped 505 billion Shiba Inu (SHIB) Tokens Now Worth $11 Billion

12 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments BlockchainSEO

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin’s Ethereum address has been gifted a hefty sum of “Dogecoin killers” this 2021 bull run, with the ETH address recently receiving a windfall of over 505 billion Shiba Inu (SHIB) tokens - worth over USD $11 billion as o...

Ripple going public; Vitalik Buterin – Youngest Crypto Billionaire; DOGE ATH – Crypto News Digest

4 May 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Swapzone

Please welcome our weekly digest on the latest crypto news! Here’s what happened over the past week: Ethereum sets a new all-time high above $3,500  Ethereum’s 27-year-old co-creator is now the world’s youngest crypto billionaire  Ripple intends to...