Vitalik Buterin - Creator of Ethereum, Talking NFTs & More Ft. Naval Ravikant | The Tim Ferriss Show
Vitalik Buterin, Creator of EthereumEthereum (eth)2$ 4,066.39-0.58%6.42%16.13%details, on Understanding Ethereum, ETH vs. BTC, ETH2, Scaling Plans and Timelines, NFTs, Future Considerations, Life Extension, and More.
Vitalik Buterin is the creator of Ethereum Ethereum is the community-run technology powering the cryptocurrency, ether (ETH) and thousands of decentralized applications.Learn more. He first discovered blockchain A blockchain is a digital ledger of transactions that works from a decentralized network.Learn more and cryptocurrency technologies through BitcoinBitcoin (btc)1$ 66,202.25-0.89%4.41%16.13%details in 2011 and was immediately excited by the technology and its potential. He co-founded Bitcoin Magazine in September 2011, and after two and a half years of looking at what the existing blockchain technology and applications had to offer, wrote the Ethereum white paper in November of 2013. He now leads Ethereum’s research team, working on future versions of the Ethereum protocol. In 2014, Vitalik was a recipient of the two-year Thiel Fellowship, tech billionaire Peter Thiel’s project that awards $100,000 to 20 promising innovators under 20 so they can pursue their inventions in lieu of a post-secondary institution path.
Naval Ravikant is the co-founder and chairman of AngelList. He is an angel investor and has invested in more than 100 companies, including many mega-successes, such as Twitter, Uber, Notion, Opendoor, Postmates, and Wish.
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