Bloomberg published his usual list of the 50 most influential personalities of the year, and Vitalik Buterin, founder of Ethereum. Bloomberg's Top 50 list includes some of the most important players of the past year in any industry. Among Buterin's teammates include the founder and CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman and the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, billionaire Elon Musk.
The inclusion of Buterin should not be surprising. The cryptocurrency market exploded, bringing Bitcoin and Ethereum out of the mainstream. Ethereum itself has reached new heights in recent days, peaking at over $ 470 a piece
While the techie is only 23 years old, his revolutionary technology produces waves in the financial field. the industry, for startup companies and with computer programmers around the world. The redesigned technology platform is gaining ground in the crowdfunding and financial sectors. According to the authors of the list:
"Yet the possibility for Ethereum to upset the way computers move money continues to attract Wall Street's attention This is already changing the way companies finance development: Ether is a popular vehicle for buying initial parts offerings, or ICOs, that bypass the traditional venture capital and initial public offering pathways (and, to date, He has helped blockchain start-ups raise more than $ 3 billion this year. "