The release of Bitcoin drew tremendous attention to blockchain technology from developers around the world. One of them was Vitalik Buterin – a developer from Canada who was 19-year-old at the time – proposed a novel platform for online transactions in 2013.
While funding was needed to make the idea a reality, it took two more years to gather enough support from contributors and launch the project. Ethereum proposed new blockchain capabilities that led to it becoming the second most recognized cryptocurrency in the world.
In this SpectroCoin blog post, we will shortly overview the evolution of Ethereum from its early days and present what this cryptocurrency is all about today.