Guides to Cryptocurrency Founders

9. Tron (TRX) Founder Introduction

Justin Sun 孙宇晨

Justin Sun hailed originally from Shandong Province, is a Cryptocurrency and Blockchain technology entrepreneur and is the founder of PEIWO Application and Tron, a decentralized protocol project utilizing blockchain technology.

Tron Blockchain Founder Justin Sun

Image 1: Justin Sun is the founder of Tron blockchain.

After twice appearing among the ranks of Forbes China under 30 in 2015 and 2017, Justin Sun was invited to become a student at Hupan University. The University located at Hangzhou was founded by business magnate Jack Ma and he was one of the lecturers.

Justin Sun made his first Bitcoin purchase in 2012 joining the Cryptocurrency community. He joined Ripple a year later becoming the Chief Representative of Greater China and assisted Ripple in becoming the world's third largest Cryptocurrency by market cap.

Later, Justin Sun launched Tron, a decentralized protocol project and decentralized internet utilizing blockchain technology in September 2017. He successfully led the Tron development team to launch Testnet on 31 Mar 2018 and Mainnet Odyssey 2.0 on 31 May 2018. As of 1st July 2018, Tron reached cryptocurrency market cap of more than $2.5 billion USD and a total coin circulating supply of around 65 billion.

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