Symbol ETH
Established 30.07.2015
Website URL Link
Block explorer Link
Off. announcement​ Link
Founder Vitalik Buterin
Algorithm Dagger-Hashimoto
Protocol POW
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Ethereum was proposed by a 19-year old Canadian programmer of Russian descent, Vitalik Buterin, in late 2013 and in 2014 he described it as "A Next-Generation Cryptocurrency and Decentralized Application Platform."

Ethereum has been the center of attention of JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, and IBM. They see this platform as an “improved version of Bitcoin” or “Bitcoin 2.0”. According to many experts, Ethereum’s success was caused by technical difficulties in bitcoin transaction processing and discord among members of the bitcoin community. Because of this, many investors and businesses decided to switch to other cryptocurrencies.

Just like Bitcoin, Ethereum is based on a public blockchain, but offers something more: programmable transaction functionality, called “smart contracts”. “Smart contacts” are electronic algorithms which describe sets of conditions that trigger changes in the real world or digital systems. Thus, many kinds of contractual relationships can be partially of fully executed all by themselves. For example, insurance payments, tax payments, salary payments and bookmaker payouts.

By the way, the Ethereum platform can be used by anyone who wants to launch their own cryptocurrency. It is useful for startups, bonus programs and so on. In order to do that, you do not have to be a programmer.


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News and Tweets

Below you can find news and recent tweets related to this cryptocurrency, obtained from various sources.

Crypto influencer Lark Davis urges Ethereum to launch ETH 2.0, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:15 PM

Crypto influencer warns Ethereum fees will drive users away

cointelegraph, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 3:34 AM

Binance Suspends Ethereum and ERC-20 Token Withdrawals Before Quickly Reversing Course, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:00 AM

Crypto influencer warns Ethereum fees will drive users away

bitcoins, Monday, February 22, 2021 10:34 PM

As BNB Price Grows, Will the Binance Smart Chain Overtake Ethereum?, Monday, February 22, 2021 9:48 AM

TA: Why Ethereum Could Correct To $1,750 Before A Fresh Increase

newsbtc, Monday, February 22, 2021 5:18 AM

Here’s how multi-leg options allow traders to profit from $2K Ethereum price

cointelegraph, Sunday, February 21, 2021 10:15 PM