• Ethereum celebrated its 8th birthday on July 30, 2023. The network has grown to become the second-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $225 billion.
• ETH’s price has skyrocketed from less than $1 to over $1,865.82 at the time of writing and its holder base has also surged significantly to 103.96 million.
• Crypto celebrities shared their thoughts on Ethereum’s 8th birthday and expressed optimism for the future of the network.
Ethereum Celebrates Its 8th Birthday
Ethereum celebrated its 8th anniversary on July 30, 2023 which marked the official rollout of the network. During this period, Ethereum has grown and become one of the most prominent networks in the crypto market boasting a market capitalization of $225 billion – making it the second largest cryptocurrency in existence. The price of ETH has experienced a remarkable journey soaring from less than $1 to its current trading value of $1,865.82 at time writing as well as an impressive 103.96 million holders during this time period.
Crypto Celebrities Chime In With Wishes
Popular figures within the crypto space have taken to social media platforms to share their thoughts on Ethereum’s milestone birthday celebration including Sandeep Nailwal – founder of Polygon – who posted photos with Vitalik Buterin celebrating ETH’s eight year journey and Changpeng Zhao (CEO of Binance) who shared a photo taken in 2015 during Buterin’s stay in Tokyo expressing his regret at not investing early in ETH when he had first heard about it back then but expressed optimism for Ethereum’s future ahead nonetheless.
The Journey So Far
Since its launch eight years ago, Ethereum has made steady improvements and continued to show growth despite various ups and downs within the developer community; allowing developers to build decentralized applications (dApps) utilizing smart contracts as well as enabling non-fungible tokens (NFTs). It is estimated that there are currently more than 40,000 dApps running on Ethereum’s blockchain with many more being developed each day thanks to an ever increasing user base which brings us onto our next point…
Increasing Adoption Levels
The increasing adoption levels we are seeing today can be attributed largely due educational efforts by both development teams like Truffle Suite who have been working hard trying bring users up to speed with developing decentralized apps as well as financial institutions such as JP Morgan Chase & Co who recently announced their plans release their own stablecoin “JPM Coin” which will be powered by Quorum – an enterprise version based off Ethereum’s blockchain technology meant for businesses wanting take advantage blockchain without having worry about security issues associated with public blockchains like Bitcoin or Litecoin etc..
What Does The Future Hold?
What does this all mean moving forward? Well simply put; it looks bright! We will continue see more projects built using blockchain technology that can help improve efficiency within various industry sectors such banks insurance companies health care systems etc.. As more people get involved cryptocurrencies over long term we expect prices rise due increased demand coupled with limited supply meaning investors stand make great returns if they invest wisely choosing right projects back…