Who is Vitalik Buterin, The Mastermind Behind Ethereum?

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Born January 31, 1994, in Russia, Vitalik Buterin is the Founder and chief scientist of the Ethereum project. Just like Bitcoin has its mythical figure that is Satoshi Nakamoto, Vitalik is the skinny, geeky-looking techie behind Ethereum.

But don’t let the cute cat T-shirts fool you, Vitalik was introduced to Bitcoin in February 2011 when he was 17, and at that time no one at his age had even a remote idea what cryptocurrencies were. Initially, his father was more interested DLT and cryptocurrencies, whilst Buterin didn’t think much of it.

After hearing about it, repeatedly, he eventually got interested in it — so much so, in fact, that he quit playing World of Warcraft and got possessed by the potential power of this new technology.

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Who is Nick Szabo, The Mysterious Blockchain Titan

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Nick Szabo is a living legend in both the cryptocurrency and cryptography worlds. Although he’s not a household name, and if you’re new to the crypto games, you probably would have never heard of him.  However, Nick Szabo has godlike status amongst the sincere crypto enthusiasts.

The man’s extensive range of interest, extending from the origins of money, economic and legal history to cryptography and blockchain technology makes him a natural polymath and a one-of-a-kind man.

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