The founder of the Ethereum project, Vitalik Buterin, is included in Fortune’s business publication as the top ten most influential business people under the age of 40.
Canadian programmer of Russian origin Vitalik Buterin is the founder of Ethereum – the second largest in the world in the world after Bitcoin. In the Fortune rating, the 23-year-old programmer takes 10th place.
Innovative project Bouteria reached market capitalization of almost $ 30 billion, while last year this figure was only $ 1 billion. The success of the Buterin project can be compared with the success of Airbnb and Snapchat, the publication notes.
The 10th line of the rating Buterin shared with Brian Armstrong (Brian Armstrong) – the general director of the leading American bitcoin- exchange Coinbase. In the first place on the list was French President Emmanuel Macron.
In early June, the fields of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum with Buterin talked Russian President Vladimir Putin. Buterin also participated in the panel discussion of the SPIEF ” Blockchain – the birth of a new economy.” Its participants discussed the prospects and risks of implementing block systems in Russia, as well as the applied potential of technology for solving business problems.