Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin Donates Over $1 Billion in Crypto To Indian COVID Relief Fund

Mandeep Sethi 13 May 2021 114

According to a report in Forbes, Buterin donated 50 trillion SHIB tokens worth $1.2 billion..

Popular cryptocurrency Ethereum’s co-founder Vitalik Buterin has donated over $1 billion (roughly Rs 7,358 crores) in cryptocurrency to the India COVID Relief Fund and a range of other charities, a report in Forbes said today. Buterin made the donation by offloading massive amounts of dog-themed meme tokens, which were gifted to him by the creators of the Shiba Inu coin, Dogelon, and Akita Inu. These cryptocurrencies have shot up in value since Dogecoin’s rally that came in the last few months. Buterin’s donation comes soon after he became the world’s youngest cryptocurrency billionaire less than two weeks ago.

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