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

4 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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B

89/100

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Bitcoin Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitcoin News and Updates

MicroStrategy to Sell $400 Million in Debt to Buy More Bitcoin

MicroStrategy to Sell $400 Million in Debt to Buy More Bitcoin

Use This Daily Chart To Trade Bitcoin

Use moving averages and value levels, pivots and risky levels to capture the choppy trading patterns for bitcoin.

Need to Know: Bitcoin is ‘least favorite’ asset among hedge fund investment chiefs, Goldman survey finds

Bitcoin was the least favorite investment among chief investment officers, followed by new IPOs, a Goldman Sachs survey has found.

We need a global crackdown on Bitcoin mining to curb its monstrous energy demands

Huge concrete data centers, permanently plugged into power plants and telephone exchanges, maintain much of online life. But the infrastructure behind internet-based cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, dogecoin and ethereum is more like a rusty traveling circus. And right now, that circus is on the ro…

There’s a New Vision for Crypto, and It’s Wildly Different From Bitcoin

Hardcore Bitcoiners liken it to “digital gold” — a safe-haven asset. And even people who aren’t so into it more or less accept it.

21Shares To Launch UK Bitcoin ETP On Aquis Exchange With GHCO

UK launch to follow recent successful debut on Euronext Paris and Amsterdam
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Bitcoin Blogs

Regarding CSW and the Bitcoin Whitepaper

Yesterday both Bitcoin.org and Bitcoincore.org received allegations of copyright infringement of the Bitcoin whitepaper by lawyers representing Craig Steven Wright. In this letter, they claim Craig owns the copyright to the paper, the Bitcoin name, and ownership of bitcoin.org. They also claim he …

Recognizing Recent Efforts By Volunteer Contributors on the Translation Team

Through continued donations and support from the community, we’re thankful to have recently been able to send out over $15,000 USD worth of bitcoin as a gesture of gratitude to people who volunteer to help translate bitcoin.org and spread the word about Bitcoin. Each month, contributors are helping …

A New Design for Wallet Pages

A new, more user-friendly and simple set of pages designed to help people find an ideal bitcoin wallet is now available. It includes a step-by-step wizard to help people become more familiar with wallets, ratings to compare how they stack up alongside other wallets, as well as explanations of featur…

Bitcoin.org Content Now Available in 25+ Languages

Bitcoin is Spreading Over the the past year, as part of Bitcoin.org’s ongoing content translation initiative to help spread information about Bitcoin all around the world, many people have helped extend and update the site into their own native languages. Thanks to community donations and a spon…

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…
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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.