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
Bitcoin was founded in 2009
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Key People/Management at Bitcoin

Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto

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Bitcoin Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

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Bitcoin (BTC)
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Bitcoin Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitcoin News and Updates

Unabashed Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Says the Market Is Wrong

Unabashed Bitcoin Bull Thomas Lee Says the Market Is Wrong

Bitcoin Will Be Worthless Until You Can Pay Your Taxes With It

Bitcoin Will Be Worthless Until You Can Pay Your Taxes With It

The Messy Political Story of Bitcoin

The Messy Political Story of Bitcoin

A Year After the Crypto Bubble Burst, Will Bitcoin Ever Recover?

Where does Bitcoin go from here?

Where Does Bitcoin Go From Here?

Where Does Bitcoin Go From Here?

nChain's Jimmy Nguyen and Craig Wright Appointed to New Roles for Bitcoin SV Growth

LONDON, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- nChain, the blockchain research and development firm, announces that two of its leaders, Jimmy Nguyen and Dr. Craig S. Wright, have been appointed to new additional roles to support global growth of Bitcoin SV (BSV). Emerging from the November 15,...
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Bitcoin Blogs

How to Help Translate Bitcoin.org

If you’re a fluent or native speaker of a language other than English, this blog post will help you learn how to get started translating Bitcoin.org so that more people around the world who speak your language can learn about Bitcoin. Thank you to Simon AKA “Komodorpudel” for preparing content to h…

A Big Thanks to Recent Translators

Acknowledging Recent Translators Thanks to a sponsorship from Paxful, the following volunteer translators who have been the most active contributors in recent months are being given bitcoin for their efforts: Abegi FrancescoGalati JurgenH Kasvain Komodorpudel Kruell233 MedMus Ra…

Bitcoin.org is 10 Years Old!

Bitcoin.org, registered August 18, 2008 This month marks 10 years since the bitcoin.org domain was registered. Bitcoin.org was originally registered and owned by Bitcoin’s first two developers, Satoshi Nakamoto and Martti Malmi. When Satoshi left the project, he gave ownership of the domain to ad…

A New Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful

Supporting Sponsorship from Paxful Paxful, a leading P2P exchange that helps people buy bitcoin, has become a supporting sponsor of Bitcoin.org. Since the Bitcoin Foundation sponsorship ended in 2015, Bitcoin.org has been self-funded by the domain owners and by community donations. This quarterly …

Alert Key and Alert System Vulnerabilities Disclosure

The bitcoin alert keys are disclosed in this blog post, followed by a description of the purpose of this information and its history. The bitcoin alert system has been completely retired. The network is not at risk and this warning may be safely ignored if you do not have an ancient node (running v0…

Bitcoin Company Life and Culture

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Bitcoin Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bitcoin founded?

    Bitcoin was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Bitcoin key executives?

    Bitcoin's key executives are Satoshi Nakamoto.

  • Who are Bitcoin competitors?

    Competitors of Bitcoin include Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple.