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The history of Ethereum

Jakob Mayer
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Ethereum may be all over the news, but where did this cryptocurrency come from in the first place? In this article, Jakob Mayer explores some of the history behind Ethereum and how it progressed in Bitcoin’s shadow.

With bitcoin taking all the headlines in this recent cryptocurrency explosion, it would be unwise to ignore Ethereum and the progress it has had in Bitcoin’s shadow. Given that nearly all ICOs use the Ethereum platform to launch their coins, we take a look at Invezz’s the history of Ethereum and how it came about.

Ethereum has cemented itself firmly in second place behind bitcoin but we here at Coinlist believe that it is coming for bitcoin’s title. November 2017 saw the most raised by I,COs, and this looks only set to continue into 2018, with the Ethereum platform as the main gateway for these new tech start-ups to launch from it certainly does increase evidence that Ethereum will eventually take the crown as top cryptocurrency.

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Originally posted on Coinlist.

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Jakob Mayer

Jakob Mayer bought his first bitcoin in 2013. Since then, he has been working on blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency trading.


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