Published on: November 18th, 2020 • Duration: 79 minutes
Vitalik Buterin, founder of Ethereum, joins Alex Saunders, founder & CEO of Nuggets News, to discuss the inception of Ethereum, some of the setbacks along the way, and where it stands today. Buterin explains how he initially got into Bitcoin, as a writer for Bitcoin Magazine and how that led him to the idea of Ethereum. They discuss how the narrative of Etherum has evolved over time and how the projects that started off as ideas have become reality. Buterin touches on the Economics of Eth 2.0 and the importance of this technology for enabling global and permissionless collaboration and coordination. Filmed on August 11, 2020. Key Learnings: Ethereum is the second most valuable crypto by market capitalization today, and this video explains the utility of Ethereum, the next stages of its development, and the long term goals of the project. Understanding the goals and previous hurdles of Ethereum can enable investors to make more educated decisions about the asset.