Vitalik Buterin, Texas Bitcoin Conference

In describing the upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) for Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin insisted it would be “an opportunity for anyone to purchase ether” which he said was a “currency inside the Ethereum system, sort of like the XRP in Ripple.”

The ICO was launched on July 22, 2014.

Source: @digitalassetbuy

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