Bitcoin

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Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator. The network is peer-to-peer and transactions take place between users directly through the use of cryptography, without an intermediary.

TypePrivate
Founded2009
Websitebitcoin.org

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Bitcoin Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Bitcoin total Funding

$1 m

Bitcoin latest funding size

$1 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC)
Bitcoin's latest funding round in January 2017 was reported to be $1 m. In total, Bitcoin has raised $1 m
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Bitcoin Cybersecurity Score

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A

94/100

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Bitcoin Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitcoin News and Updates

Italian Yachts Selects RocketFuel to Accept Online Purchases Using Bitcoin

San Francisco, California, Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RocketFuel Blockchain, Inc. (OTC QB: “RKFL”) (“RocketFuel” or the “Company”), a global provider of payment solutions via Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, today announced Italian Yachts, a luxury motor yachts company, is now using Roc…

Bitcoin gains, stocks flatline as bearish market calls grow louder

Asia and European shares under pressure, as are U.S. futures. Read More

New Data Reveals Bitcoin Could Be Nearing A Sudden Price Shock After $300 Billion Crypto Crash

Data has revealed bitcoin exchange reserves have dropped to lower than they were in November last year—when the bitcoin price began its huge run that peaked at almost $65,000 in April...

Bitcoin Opportunity: Africa Adoption Rate Is Highest Globally

The African bitcoin and crypto market has grown by over 1,200% in terms of value received over the past year, according to Chainalysis. Here are the leading factors driving Africa's crypto adoption.

Bitcoin Has Another Volatile Week. Are These Crypto Stocks Better?

Bitcoin prices saw considerable volatility over the last week, falling from levels of almost $53,000 on Monday, September 6, to levels of under $45,000 currently, marking a decline of almost 15%. In fact, the cryptocurrency fell by almost 10% within an hour of trading last Tuesday.

Bitcoin Well Announces Closing of Strategic Ghostlab Inc. Acquisition, Expanding Software Development and Deployment Capabilities

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bitcoin Well Inc. (TSXV: BTCW) (“Bitcoin Well” or the “Company”), is pleased to confirm that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Ghostlab Inc. (“Ghostlab”) (the “Acquisition”), a software company that designs and develops soft…
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Bitcoin Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bitcoin founded?

    Bitcoin was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Bitcoin competitors?

    Competitors of Bitcoin include IOTA, Monero and Litecoin.