Ethereum

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    Ethereum is a platform and a programming language that helps developers to build and publish 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, intellectual property, etc.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2014
    HQZug, CH
    Websiteethereum.org

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Aug 2020)325(+2%)
    Cybersecurity ratingAMore

    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

    Cryptocurrency

    Ethereum (ETH)
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    Ethereum Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    A

    91/100

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    Ethereum Online and Social Media Presence

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    Ethereum News and Updates

    Ethereum Classic Suffers Second 51% Attack In a Week

    Ethereum Classic has suffered a 4,000-block long reorganization, its second such incident in five days. The first attack, which saw more than 3,000 blocks reorged, saw an attacker steal more than 800,000 ETC, worth about $5.6 million.

    $418 To $302 To $385: Why Ethereum Saw Extreme 30% Price Moves In 15 Minutes

    The entire sequence of events happened in a total of 15 minutes. Ethereum hit $418, then dropped to $302, and rebounded to $385, recording a 25% drop and a 27% upsurge, respectively.

    Nearly $100 Million in Bitcoin Moved to Ethereum in July, Led by Retail Traders

    Over 76% of tokenized bitcoin have been minted by Wrapped Bitcoin.

    Five Years In, DeFi Now Defines Ethereum

    Ethereum has always struggled with explaining itself to the world. With DeFi, it's found not only a new avenue of development but of self-definition.

    Ethereum 2.0: Closer Than Ever, Still Plenty of Work to Do

    Five years later, Ethereum is still chugging along as a decentralized platform for self-executing code. Eth 2.0 is quite close, but for real this time.

    Ethereum History in 5 Charts

    Five years ago this week, the first general-purpose blockchain went live on mainnet. Here are five charts for understanding Ethereum's evolution.
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    Ethereum Blogs

    eth2 quick update no. 13

    Testnets, testnets, testnets! tl;dr Medalla multi-client testnet launch date set 🚀 Initial beta attacknets are up. Calling all whitehats 👩â€�ğŸ�³ Exciting progress on the eth1+eth2 merger 👊 Medalla testnet Following the excellent stability of Altona and based on conversations with eth2 clie…

    Ask about Geth: Snapshot acceleration

    This is part #1 of a series where anyone can ask questions about Geth and I’ll attempt to answer the highest voted one each week with a mini writeup. This week’s highest voted question was: Could you share how the flat db structure is different from the legacy structure? State...

    eth2 quick update no. 12

    eth2 quick update no. 12 As always, a lot continues to happen on the eth2 front. Aside from written updates (check out the State of Eth2 post below) and other public summaries, client teams, contributors, and community members/prospective-validators have been busy! Today, we’ll cover some signific…

    The 1.x Files: EIP 1559 and the Ethereum Improvement Horizon

    I’ve been thinking recently about post-apocalyptic wastelands. Specifically, about this scene from Mad Max: Fury Road, when the main characters have just escaped the first wave of pursuit, and are staying ahead of their would-be captors. They need to keep moving, but still need to do maintenance o…

    The State of Eth2, June 2020

    A huge thank you for excellent input and feedback from Sacha Saint-Leger, Joseph Schweitzer, Josh Stark, and protolambda. I spend a lot of my time explaining and answering questions about eth2, and I mean a lot. Some of this on a deep and technical level as I help communicate research...

    Devcon: Hacia Colombia en 2021

    Queridos Amigos, In our most recent update, we outlined what Devcon is all about and spoke to our renewed focus on growing the Ethereum ecosystem. Part of that focus is on making sure that, for all types of attendees, the next Devcon is all that we dream for it to...
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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 325 employees.

    • Who are Ethereum competitors?

      Competitors of Ethereum include ICON Foundation, Hedera Hashgraph and Kadena.

    • 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.