Wednesday, May 5, 2021

As Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Celebrates His Birthday, CZ Highlights How His Effort Birthed Binance

Changpeng Zhao (CZ), the CEO of the largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Binance, has acknowledged the effort of Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, in making the emergence of the crypto exchange a reality, as he celebrates his birthday.

Happy Birthday Vitalik Buterin

In a special tweet shared by CZ Binance with his over 736,000 followers to celebrate Vitalik Buterin’s birthday, a throwback photo he said was shot 7 years ago was captioned. According to CZ, Buterin was 20 years old back then.

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CZ Binance tweeted, “Happy Birthday Vitalik Buterin! Throw back to a photo 7 years ago, 2014… The dude/genius was 20 years old back then.”

CZ Highlights Vitalik Buterin’s Effort in Binance Existence

In the same thread of tweets, CZ highlights how major milestones in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Binance, are connected to the young founder of Ethereum (ETH), Vitalik Buterin.

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According to CZ, Buterin created ERC20 tokens that brought about Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). He said Binance would not have existed without ICOs, which also brought forth Binance Smart Chain (BSC).

CZ tweeted, “Without Vitalik Buterin, there may not be ERC20 tokens. Without ERC20, there may not be ICOs. Without ICOs, there may not be Binance Without Binance, there may not be BSC.”

About Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin, a Russian-Canadian programmer, who was born on 31st January 1994, is a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine and has been involved in the Bitcoin community since 2011. He has also contributed to Bitcoin both as a writer and the developer of a fork of bitcoinjs-lib, pybitcointools, and multisig.info. He’s also one of the developers behind Egora.

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In 2014, Buterin co-founded Ethereum, a project that intends to create a next-generation smart contract and decentralized application platform that allows people to create any kind of decentralized application on top of a blockchain.


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