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This post is a part of our Influential People in the Blockchain Space series.
Vitalik Buterin is the inventor of Ethereum. He first described Ethereum in a white paper in November 2013 at the age of 19.
In 2014, Buterin launched Ethereum with Gavin Wood, Mihai Alise, Charles Hoskinson, Anthony Di Iorio & Joseph Lubin.
He was is in Time 100, 2021; Fortune the ledger 40 under 40 list, 2018; Forbes 30 under 30 list, 2018; Fortune 40 under 40 list, 2016; and many more.
He regularly makes donations for causes like extending the human lifespan, fighting Covid in India, aging-related diseases, biotech, and more.
He was driven to create decentralized money because his World of Warcraft character was nerfed by centralized Blizzard.
He received an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel on the occasion of the Dies Academicus.
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Check the video below for his “Steps to the Digital State” speech and Open Mic AMA session from ETHDenver 2022. ETHDenver is a member-owned Community Innovation Festival. With the genesis of SporkDAO in June of 2021, ETHDenver is the first event-based DAO in the world.
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