0x, the zero exchange protocol

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Quick Take

  • 0x is a protocol enabling the peer-to-peer exchange of Ethereum-based tokens
  • The protocol was founded by Will Warren and Amir Bandeali
  • In 2017, 0x raised a $775,000 seed round followed by a $24 million initial coin offering

A historical overview of 0x

0x is a protocol built on the Ethereum blockchain aimed at facilitating peer-to-peer exchanges of Ethereum-based assets. The protocol was created by Will Warren, a structural engineering Ph.D. drop out, and Amir Bandeali, a former DRW trader.

Warren was a student at the University of California, San Diego when Ethereum was first announced to the world.