May 28, 2024



Billionaire Ethereum co-founder says he is quitting the world of cryptocurrency due to personal safety concerns


The billionaire co-founder of Ethereum has announced he is quitting the world of cryptocurrency because of personal safety concerns. 

Anthony Di Iorio, 48 – who has had his own security team since 2017 with guards following him wherever he goes – will sell blockchain firm Decentral Inc, sever ties with other start-ups he’s involved with and focus on philanthropy instead. 

The Canadian entrepreneur did not say whether he had been the target of specific security threats but explained he believed he would be ‘safer’ away from crypto. 

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