Co-founder of Ethereum’s creator Vitalik Buterin – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Dmitry Buterin is a self-made millionaire who fathered a billionaire who created a cryptocurrency that’s on its way to becoming a trillion-dollar asset. Suffice to say the possibility that Buterin would found three multi-million dollar businesses and retire in his 40s was beyond his wildest imaginings growing up in Grozny, Chechnya in the former Soviet Union during the 1970s. “Of course not,” the Toronto resident says in a still quite prominent accent. “Because in the Soviet Union, when you retire, you’re pretty much close to death. And everybody is…

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‘Evolved Apes’ NFT creator allegedly absconds with $2.7 million

[ad_1] Investors in Evolved Apes, a recently launched “pfp” — short for profile picture — nonfungible token (NFT) are grappling with the disappearance of the project’s anonymous developer. Going by the moniker “Evil Ape,” the developer has allegedly lived up to the name by vanishing with 798 Ether (ETH) worth over $2.7 million from the project’s coffers. The reportedly stolen funds covered both the money realized from the initial minting process and the ETH traded in the secondary sale of the NFTs on the OpenSea marketplace. Indeed, Evolved Apes had…

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