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
HQZug, CH
Founded2014
Size (employees)247 (est)+5%
Websiteethereum.org
Ethereum was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Zug, CH
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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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2014

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Ethereum News and Updates

Ethereum devs delay Constantinople hard fork due to security fears

Core Ethereum developers have delayed the scheduled Constantinople upgrade after a code audit revealed the proposed software updates introduced dangerous security vulnerabilities to Ethereum smart contracts. The Ethereum Foundation announced the change of plans late Tuesday, less than a day before a…

Ethereum upgrade delayed over security vulnerability

Ethereum's Constantinople upgrade, which was supposed to kick in on Thursday, Jan 16, is getting delayed.  According to the official Ethereum blog, the delay is due to a potential security vulnerability identified by security audit company ChainSecurity on Jan. 15.  SEE ALSO: Ethereum is about to …

Ethereum hard fork: What is it, and what will it do to prices?

Tomorrow marks the first major event in the world of cryptocurrencies in 2019, which could bring about a range of consequences from price swings to falling user numbers. But what do analysts think will actually happen? The so-called hard fork, which will see the Ethereum network upgrade its code …

Cryptos: Cryptos marginally lower ahead of Ethereum hard fork

Major cryptocurrencies are trading marginally lower on Tuesday, surrendering some gains made on Monday.

Ethereum is about to get a big upgrade. Here's what you need to know.

Ethereum, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and the most popular platform for decentralized applications (dApps), is getting an upgrade on (roughly) Jan. 16.  The upgrade is called Constantinople and it makes the Ethereum network a bit more efficient, paving the way for bigger changes…

Moonday Mornings: Ethereum Classic hackers return $100K worth of stolen funds

It’s another Monday and that means we have another Moonday Mornings for you. Here’s what you need to catch up on from over the weekend. 1. Nine cryptocurrency mining firms have decided to band together and sue a Washington State utility company after it raised electricity costs. The lawsuit claims t…
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Ethereum Blogs

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…

Devcon4 Videos and Pictures Released!

We’re happy to announce that the presentation videos from Devcon4 are now available for viewing! As promised, we recorded sessions from the following rooms: Spectrum (Main Stage), Prism (Side Stage), Radiant Orchid (Breakout Room), and Ultra Violet (Breakout Room). This year you have two viewing o…

How the Ethereum Foundation grants program makes decisions

Our goal on the grants team is to be faithful stewards of Ethereum community resources. As part of the Ethereum Foundation’s ongoing effort to diffuse power throughout our community, we give grants that we believe will return the highest impact on the Ethereum ecosystem over the long-term. What is…
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Ethereum Company Life and Culture

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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 247 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.