Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin (Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин - Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buterin; born January 31, 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.wikipedia
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Ethereum

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Vitalik Buterin (Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин - Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buterin; born January 31, 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.
Ethereum was proposed in late 2013 by Vitalik Buterin, a cryptocurrency researcher and programmer.

Bitcoin Magazine

Vitalik Buterin (Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин - Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buterin; born January 31, 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.
Bitcoin Magazine began publishing in 2012, and was co-founded by Vitalik Buterin and Mihai Alisie.

Kolomna

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Buterin was born in Kolomna, Moscow Oblast, Russia, to Dmitry Buterin, a computer scientist, and Natalia Ameline (née Chistyakova).
Vitalik Buterin, programmer, writer, and inventor of Ethereum

Thiel Fellowship

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He attended the University of Waterloo but dropped out in 2014, when he received the Thiel Fellowship in the amount of $100,000, and went to work on Ethereum full-time.
Vitalik Buterin, co-creator of Ethereum.

Ledger (journal)

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In addition, he held a position on the editorial board of Ledger, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes full-length original research articles on the subjects of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
Individuals such as Michael Kumhof, Senior Research Advisor at the Bank of England, and Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, as well as academics from a variety of institutions including Oxford, Stanford and MIT currently make up the editorial team.

Pineapple Fund

Donation of $93,469 worth of Ether, matched by the Pineapple Fund, to the Internet Archive in 2018.
SENS Research Foundation, which also received donations from Vitalik Buterin

Russia

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Vitalik Buterin (Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин - Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buterin; born January 31, 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine. Buterin was born in Kolomna, Moscow Oblast, Russia, to Dmitry Buterin, a computer scientist, and Natalia Ameline (née Chistyakova).

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Vitalik Buterin (Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин - Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buterin; born January 31, 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.

Computer programming

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Vitalik Buterin (Виталий Дмитриевич Бутерин - Vitaly Dmitriyevich Buterin; born January 31, 1994) is a Russian-Canadian programmer and writer primarily known as a co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine.

Moscow Oblast

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Buterin was born in Kolomna, Moscow Oblast, Russia, to Dmitry Buterin, a computer scientist, and Natalia Ameline (née Chistyakova).

The Abelard School

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Buterin attended the Abelard School, a private high school in Toronto, for four years, which he said, "proved to be among the most interesting and productive years of my life; the closer connection between students and teachers [&] the level of depth at which the material was taught, made me want to learn, and to focus on learning as my primary goal".

White paper

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He returned to Toronto later that year and published a white paper proposing Ethereum.

University of Waterloo

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He attended the University of Waterloo but dropped out in 2014, when he received the Thiel Fellowship in the amount of $100,000, and went to work on Ethereum full-time.

Death hoax

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On June 25, 2017, Buterin was the subject of a death hoax originating from 4chan.

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On June 25, 2017, Buterin was the subject of a death hoax originating from 4chan.

Bitcoin

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Buterin is a co-founder and inventor of Ethereum, described as a "decentralised mining network and software development platform rolled into one" that facilitates the creation of new cryptocurrencies and programs that share a single blockchain (a cryptographic transaction ledger). He also contributed to DarkWallet by Cody Wilson, Bitcoin Python libraries, and the cryptocurrency marketplace site Egora.

Cody Wilson

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He also contributed to DarkWallet by Cody Wilson, Bitcoin Python libraries, and the cryptocurrency marketplace site Egora.

Python (programming language)

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He also contributed to DarkWallet by Cody Wilson, Bitcoin Python libraries, and the cryptocurrency marketplace site Egora.

Cryptocurrency

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He also contributed to DarkWallet by Cody Wilson, Bitcoin Python libraries, and the cryptocurrency marketplace site Egora.

Vladimir Putin

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As Buterin was recognizing the economic and political relevance of the Ethereum enterprise for his native Russia, he talked shortly with Vladimir Putin on June 2nd 2017, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) event.

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

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As Buterin was recognizing the economic and political relevance of the Ethereum enterprise for his native Russia, he talked shortly with Vladimir Putin on June 2nd 2017, at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) event.

Fortune (magazine)

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Fortune 40 under 40 list, 2016.

Forbes

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Forbes 30 under 30 list, 2018.

Machine Intelligence Research Institute

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Donation of $763,970 worth of Ether to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute in 2017.