Ethereum current price is $4,722.50 with a marketcap of $559.29 B. Its price is 6.96% up in the last 24 hours.
- Live Price $4,722.50
- Market Cap $559.29 B
- Volume $32.77 B
- Available Supply 118.56 M ETH
- Rank 2
Technical analysis, backgrounds and info on this crypto coin
Besides Bitcoin Ethereum (ETH) is the largest cryptocurrency (measured by market capitalisation). This cryptocurrency has become more and more popular over years. Given the plans for the future, many insiders have high expectations of the Ethereum (ETH) price. Of course you can trade and/or invest in Ethereum (ETH) as well. On this page you'll find basic statistics and characteristics of Ethereum. Furthermore you'll find info regarding the Ethereum price, basic technical analysis and a bief explanation of the story of Ethereum (ETH)
Current Ethereum (ETH) price
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Onchain Metrics Ethereum (ETH)
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Furthermore we provide you with the price chart and historical data for Ethereum (ETH) at the bottom of this page. Before we get there we provide you with the upcoming agenda as well as some backgrounds and info on Ethereum.
The Ethereum agenda
In order to provide you with an accurate overview of coming Ethereum agenda items and events, you'll find our Ethereum agenda below.
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What is Ethereum?
Ethereum is a smart contract platform that enables developers to build tokens and decentralized applications (dApps). ETH is the native currency for the Ethereum platform and also functions as transactions fee for miners on the Ethereum Network.
Who created Ethereum?
The first creator of Ethereum (ETH) was Vitalik Buterin in late 2013. Thereafter a development team was formed. Besides Buterin four other crypto experts (Anthony Di Iorio, Charles Hoskinson, Mihai Alisie and Amir Chetrit) who created the basis for what we now know as Ethereum. They are seen as the initial founders and are known by the name 'the initial five'. Besides them Joseph Lubin, Gavin Wood and Jeffrey Wilcke were also involved in the development of Ethereum (ETH) and they were also recognised as co-founders in early 2014.
What is the purpose of Ethereum (ETH)?
Vitalik Buterin, a programmer and co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine realized that the Blockchain technology could be used for other purposes than transfer of money like Bitcoin used it. He decided a scripting language was needed to attach other physical assets to the Blockchain.
Ethereum (ETH) nowadays
Nowadays the Ethereum (EHT) Blockchain is the most used Blockchain. This is because of the fact that Ethereum allows third party developers to create their own unique smart contracts and dapps. Besides that multiple tokens are using the Ethereum Blockchain. You can read more about these so-called ERC-20 tokens here (to come).
The future of Ethereum (ETH)
Ethereum (ETH) is developing into a further professionalization in order to maintain sizable. This project is called Ethereum 2.0. During the process authorisation of transaction on the Blockchain will be changed from 'Proof of Work' into 'Proof of Stake'. If you want to learn more about Ethereum 2.0 you can find information here (to come).
Further technical analysis of this coin
For further technical analysis you’ll find the current price chart and overview of historical data at the bottom of this page. Do you need more on-chain metrics? You can find these on the site of our on-chain metrix partner IntotheBlock.
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