Ethereum co-founder enjoys ‘ghevar cake’ in Bengaluru on crypto's 8th birthday - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Ethereum co-founder celebrates cryptocurrency's 8th birthday in Bengaluru with ‘ghevar cake’, masala dosa

Aug 01, 2023 10:10 PM IST

Angel investor Ishank Gupta also met Vitalik Buterin and shared his ‘fanboy moment’.

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin was spotted in Bengaluru on the eighth anniversary of the cryptocurrency. The decentralised blockchain was introduced on July 30 in 2015. Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal took to X (formerly Twitter) to share images of Buterin enjoying ghevar and masala dosa. The post mentioned that the Indian sweet ghevar was the ‘crypto birthday cake’.

Extending birthday wishes to the world's second largest crypto, Sandeep Nailwal said that Buterin’s visit also included a bit of "Bharat Darshanam".
Extending birthday wishes to the world's second largest crypto, Sandeep Nailwal said that Buterin’s visit also included a bit of "Bharat Darshanam".

The post was captioned, "Celebrating Ethereum's eighth birthday with Vitalik with Indian 'Ghevar' as cake in Bengaluru.” Ghevar is a Rajasthani disc-shaped sweet made with flour, ghee, and milk, soaked in sugar syrup.

Read: OpenAI CEO rolls out Worldcoin crypto project. What sets it apart?

Extending birthday wishes to the world's second largest crypto, Nailwal said that Buterin’s visit also included a bit of "Bharat Darshanam". The founder of CrytoRelief wrote, “Happy Birthday Ethereum! Also getting Vitalik do a bit of Bharat Darshanam."

Angel investor Ishank Gupta also met the Russian-Canadian computer programmer and shared his ‘fanboy moment’. He wrote, "Literally had a fanboy moment earlier tonight / met @VitalikButerin in person with @sandeepnailwal and @manishdiesel. Got a chance to briefly explain the social impact in gaming being created by @IndiGG_DAO."

In 2021, Buterin donated $1 billion worth of Shiba Inu cryptocurrency coins to Covid relief fund set up by Nailwa. However,only 5 per cent of the entire donation could be utilised to support Covid efforts in India as CryptoRelief had to return $100 million (roughly 747 crores) to Buterin to avoid violation of Indian laws.

Ethereum has become the second only to Bitcoin in market capitalisation.

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken said on Sunday that issues with cryptocurrency Ethereum's funding gateway have been resolved.

Kraken had said early on Sunday that it was investigating an issue with the Ethereum funding gateway and that it could cause a delay in deposits and withdrawals.

Don't miss out on the best of the best deals on laptops , TVs , ACs, refrigerators and other home appliances and furniture on Prime Day Sale 2024 . Grab the best deals on gadgets and don’t forget to jazz up your vehicles with automotive equipment on offer during Amazon Sale 2024 .

Unlock the power of data-driven insights with IIT Delhi's Data Science & Machine Learning Certificate Program! Click here to know more.

See more

Don't miss out on the best of the best deals on laptops , TVs , ACs, refrigerators and other home appliances and furniture on Prime Day Sale 2024 . Grab the best deals on gadgets and don’t forget to jazz up your vehicles with automotive equipment on offer during Amazon Sale 2024 .

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Sunday, July 21, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On