Ashton Kutcher tweeted a video in which he, his wife Mila Kunis and Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin talk about the smart contract blockchain to newbies.
At the beginning of the video, the actor talks to his wife Mila Kunis about Bitcoin and blockchain. Kunis answers Kutcher’s questions about how Bitcoin works. Then, when the actor’s question touched on Ethereum, the co-founder of the cryptocurrency Vitalik Buterin suddenly appeared in the frame. He laid out on the shelves all the functionality of his brainchild.
So the Ethereum co-founder detailed the fundamental components of the second cryptocurrency. Highlighting how smart contract support differentiates it from classic “single-purpose” cryptocurrencies. At the time of publication, the ETH token is trading at $ 2,000, and the capitalization of Ethereum is $ 233 billion.
Ashton Kutcher — a longtime fan of cryptocurrencies
Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are some of the most famous Hollywood stars who openly support cryptography. Kutcher has been investing in Bitcoin since 2014, and is the organizer of several projects in the field of crypto finance.
It is worth noting that Kutcher is a longtime fan of cryptocurrencies, in particular Bitcoin. So, the actor spoke at the TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 conference. Kutcher said that Bitcoins are becoming more popular, and he was not mistaken. In 2016, he said that Bitcoin would help defend against Donald Trump’s economic reforms.
According to the actress, her husband first told her about bitcoin more than eight years ago. Then she considered the idea of investing in it stupid, but Kutcher did not listen to his wife and still bought the first cryptocurrency.
Few also know that Ashton has a venture capital firm, A-Grade Investments. Thus, back in 2010, he invested in an esports startup UnikoinGold and co-founded the A-Grade Investments venture fund. He has supported leading companies in the cryptocurrency space including payment processor BitPay in 2013 and blockchain security company BitGo in 2014. The company’s portfolio now includes Spotify, Airbnb and Uber.
In 2018, Ashton and partner Guy Oseary made a donation to TV host Ellen DeGeneres to the Wildlife Fund. The $ 4 million donation made in XRP. It is currently the fourth largest coin on the market by capitalization, posting BTC, ETH and USDT. Kutcher and Oseary jointly own Sound Ventures and invest in Ripple through it.
The sum Kutcher spent was the largest charitable donation in the history of the Ellen Foundation.
NFT animated series “Stoner Cats”
Mila Kunis tries to follow her husband, stating that the whole field of cryptography is too masculine, and more women specialists in this field are needed. So, Mila recently released the world’s first, as she positions herself, NFT animated series “Stoner Cats”, which is being promoted. According to hashtags, the video with Vitalik Buterin should attract users to Mila Kunis’s collection token (NFT) series.