Introduction to Ethereum

The history of Ethereum

Founded in 2013 by Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum is a decentralized, open-source, distributed global network that allows software to be built and run on a blockchain through smart contracts. These applications, also called dApps, run smoothly without any form of downtime, fraud, central control, or third-party interference. Use cases include sending and receiving transactions, storing data on the blockchain, trading and swapping cryptocurrencies, lending and borrowing, earning interest on holdings through staking, using, and storing NFTs, playing games, and so much more.


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