Come and meet Nick Johnson, software engineer at Ethereum Foundation on November 22!
Ethereum is probably the most talked-about cryptocurrency project after Bitcoin.
The project was bootstrapped via a presale during August 2014 by fans all around the world - during which close to $18.5 million were raised.
It is developed by the Ethereum Foundation, a Swiss nonprofit, with contributions from great minds across the globe. Nick is part of this team of contributors.
Ethereum now has the second highest market capitalization after bitcoin (around $28.5 billion when this was written).
What is Ethereum?
Ethereum is a decentralized platform that runs smart contracts: applications that run exactly as programmed without any possibility of downtime, censorship, fraud or third party interference.
These apps run on a custom built blockchain, an enormously powerful shared global infrastructure that can move value around and represent the ownership of property. This enables developers to create markets, store registries of debts or promises, move funds in accordance with instructions given long in the past (like a will or a futures contract) and many other things that have not been invented yet, all without a middle man or counterparty risk.
Nick will be with us on November 22 to tell us more about Ethereum. He is a Software Engineer at the Ethereum Foundation, and an ex-Google Engineer.
We're looking forward to meeting you all for a fun evening about cryptocurrencies, decentralization and blockchain!
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