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Vitalik Buterin

Vitalik Buterin is a Russian-Canadian programmer and entrepreneur who is best known as the co-founder of Ethereum, one of the most popular and widely used blockchain platforms in the world.

The Ethereum blockchain is more flexible and programmable than the Bitcoin blockchain, which primarily serves as a platform for digital currencies. Ethereum smart contracts enable developers to build and run decentralized applications (DApps) and automated financial contracts, such as decentralized exchanges (DEXs), prediction markets and lending platforms.