Ethereum

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Ethereum is an open-source platform using the blockchain technology that enables the development of decentralized projects on its network. Vitalik Buterin and the rest of co-founders launched Ethereum in 2015 with the primary purpose of incorporating Smart Contracts into its system. Ethereum operates using its native cryptocurrency called Ether (ETH). This cryptocurrecncy is the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world by market capitalization, second only to Bitcoin.

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