November 6, 2020 Vitalik Buterin prepares $1.4M for ETH 2.0 staking.

Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin has sent 3,200 ETH, currently worth around $1.4M, to the newly launched Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract. The contract allows users to prepare to stake ETH on Ethereum 2.0’s beacon chain following launch. Buterin’s ‘VB2’ contract address sent 100 transactions of 32 ETH each to the deposit contract.