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Ethereum is a platform and a programming language that helps developers to build and publish next-generation distributed applications. It can be used to codify, decentralize, secure and trade just about anything: voting, domain names, financial exchanges, crowdfunding, company governance, contracts and agreements of most kind, intellectual property and even smart property thanks to hardware integration.

TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQZug, CH
Websiteethereum.org

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)266(+2%)

Key People/Management at Ethereum

Jeffrey Wilcke

Jeffrey Wilcke

Technical Steering Group
Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin

Foundation Council
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Ethereum Office Locations

Ethereum has offices in Zug and Berlin
Zug, CH (HQ)
7A Zeughausgasse
Berlin, DE
6 Oranienstraße
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Ethereum Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

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Ethereum Online and Social Media Presence

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Ethereum News and Updates

North Korean dissidents are using Ethereum to overthrow Kim Jong-un

Political dissidents known as the Cheollima Civil Defense (CCD) are selling special “post-liberation blockchain visas” for cryptocurrency in a bid to raise funds for overthrowing Kim Jong-un — and they’ve already collected over $57,000 in Bitcoin. Much like internationally recognized visas, CCD says…

How Could Ethereum Development Be Funded? Perhaps Through This Decentralized Autonomous Organization

How do you coordinate and fund the development of a decentralized project? Why, a decentralized autonomous organization, of course. Hence, MolochDAO.

How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool from Amberdata to help avoid costly errors from smart contracts.

Amun AG lists physical Ethereum ETP on SIX Swiss Exchange

Amun AG, a Swiss fintech aiming to facilitate access to crypto-asset investments, has recently launc...

Ethereum insiders deny there’s only one computer keeping a copy of its blockchain

Ethereum‘s most recent fork was (eventually) successful, but it came with unintended consequence: the greater cryptocurrency community learned of its special “big, scary nodes,” and immediately freaked out. Blockchain infrastructure provider BlockCypher recently posted its version of events leading …

Abra finally treats its users as adults, lets them handle Ethereum directly

Yesterday, cryptocurrency wallet and services provider, Abra, announced that users can now purchase Ethereum through its Android and iOS apps. You’d be forgiven if you thought this was already the case, but it wasn’t. Let me explain. With the new update, users can now add and withdraw actual Ethereu…
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Ethereum Blogs

Ethereum Constantinople/St. Petersburg Upgrade Announcement

The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade at block number 7,280,000, which is predicted to occur on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The exact date is subject to change depending on block times between now and then and could be activated 1-2 days before or after. A countdown timer...

Ethereum Foundation Grants Program Wave 5

The Ethereum Foundation Grants Program is an ongoing and continually improving experiment into how the EF can best invest the Ethereum community’s resources for the highest long-term impact on the Ethereum ecosystem. When the Grants Program began in early 2018, the core focus was on supporting sca…

Security Alert: Ethereum Constantinople Postponement

The Ethereum Core Developers and the Ethereum Security Community were made aware of the potential Constantinople-related issues identified by ChainSecurity on January 15, 2019. We are investigating any potential vulnerabilities and will follow with updates in this blog post and across social media c…

Ethereum Constantinople Upgrade Announcement

The Ethereum network will be undergoing a scheduled upgrade at block number 7,080,000, which is predicted to occur on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The exact date is subject to change depending on block times between now and then and could be activated 1-2 days before or after. A countdown timer...

Announcing an Ethereum Foundation Grant to Parity Technologies

The Ethereum Foundation is thrilled to announce a scalability, usability and security grant of five million dollars (USD) to Parity Technologies. For several years, Parity Technologies has been an invaluable member of the Ethereum ecosystem for their leadership in core development efforts, their Par…

Call for Submissions! DApps Solving Real-World Issues

Help identify dApps impacting emerging economies and communities around the world! At Devcon 4, Aya Miyaguchi gave a talk about the Ethereum Foundation’s values, about Ethereum as being representative of hope for an open future, and about a better world that we can build by applying this philosoph…
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Ethereum Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ethereum founded?

    Ethereum was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Ethereum key executives?

    Ethereum's key executives are Jeffrey Wilcke and Vitalik Buterin.

  • How many employees does Ethereum have?

    Ethereum has 266 employees.

  • Who are Ethereum competitors?

    Competitors of Ethereum include Bitcoin, NEO and Cardano.

  • Where is Ethereum headquarters?

    Ethereum headquarters is located at 7A Zeughausgasse, Zug.

  • Where are Ethereum offices?

    Ethereum has offices in Zug and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Ethereum have?

    Ethereum has 2 offices.