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Jihan Wu

Jihan Wu

Co-Founder and CEO Bitmain Technologies Limited

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Jihan Wu is an entrepreneur, former financial analyst and early Bitcoin adopter. he’s best known as the co-founder and chairman of Bitmain Technologies, the world’s largest supplier of ASIC mining chips. He worked as a private equity fund manager and financial analyst in 2009 before first discovering Bitcoin in 2011. He produced the first Chinese translation of Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper for Bitcoin and later founded the Chinese news site 8btc.com, which focused on explaining the fundamentals and value propositions of Bitcoin. After establishing himself at the forefront of the Bitcoin community in China, Wu co-founded Bitmain with two partners, bringing application-specific integrated circuits to the nascent field of Bitcoin mining. ASICs have become the world standard in Bitcoin mining, and Bitmain is the parent company of several brands, including Antminer, AntPool and Hashnest.

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