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Having received over 200 applications, VitaDAO recently announced the close of its third successful cohort of Longevity Fellowship funding. Having already funded over $45,000 (USD) to 48 fellows, the DAO's latest cohort of researchers hope to further longevity science. What is the Longevity Fellowship? The Longevity Fellowship is a needs-based grant designed to offer financial...
H.E. Justin Sun Interview
In October, H.E. Justin Sun, founder of the blockchain DAO ecosystem TRON, announced his donation to The Longevity Prize, a series of prizes designed to boost longevity science. In so doing, he has joined the ranks of other crypto entrepreneurs interested in the evolving field. In this interview, he tells Lifespan.io more about why he...
Frozen crypto
In 2021, the cryptocurrency market was estimated as having a market capitalization of around $3 trillion, almost equal to the UK’s nominal GDP of $3.2 trillion. Since then, the estimated value of this market has dropped to $1 trillion, which, if it were a country, would still place it within the top 20 in terms...
Worldwide finance
  With news of H.E. Justin Sun’s plans to invest $51K into the Longevity Prize, a fund seeking to stimulate innovative research proposals, it appears that there is a marked interest within the crypto and tech communities in longevity science. Sun’s donation comes after Vitalik Buterin’s contribution of $130K and Stefan George’s $6.5K to the...
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Coinbase CEO, Brian Armstrong, has announced his intention to sell 2% of his Coinbase stock and invest the funds into innovative longevity research in a move that could see ~$54 million put towards the advancement of longevity science. Visit the VitaDAO website to learn how you can get involved. Armstrong’s decision echoes that of other...
Donations
The Longevity Prize has just received its second largest donation to date. The latest contribution has come from cryptocurrency entrepreneur and founder of the blockchain DAO ecosystem TRON, H.E. Justin Sun, who has confirmed his donation of $51K to the fund, telling Lifespan.io: I am proud to support the Longevity Prize and what it stands...