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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Bitcoin Online and Social Media Presence

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Bitcoin News and Updates

Crashes, Rallies and Stimulus: A Normal Week for 2021 Bitcoin

The second full business week of January has demonstrated many trends that NLW argues will shape bitcoin and crypto throughout the year.

Michael Saylor has invested over $1 billion of MicroStrategy's funds in Bitcoin. The software CEO-turned Bitcoin whale explains why he is making such a massive bet on the digital asset.

Summary List PlacementIt took the COVID-19 crisis for "a big tech enthusiast" like Michael Saylor to become seriously interested in bitcoin.  Saylor, the chief executive of business intelligence and software company MicroStrategy (MSTR), raised some eyebrows when he deployed $250 million of its ba…

Bitcoin Trader Review: Comprehensive Sign Up Guide For Bitcoin Trader App

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitcoin Trader Review Update: In the days of the pandemic and the subsequent recession, more people have entered the cryptocurrency market as traders. The main reason for it was that trading in CFDs of Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies have...

Warren Buffett blasted Bitcoin as a worthless delusion and 'rat poison squared.' Here are his 16 best quotes about crypto.

Summary List Placement Warren Buffett has repeatedly criticized Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as risky and worthless. "I can say almost with certainty that they will come to a bad ending," the billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO said. Bitcoin has skyrocketed as much as 350% in the…

Five things you need to know about on the markets this week – Biden, big banks and central banks, bond yields, and Bitcoin

Summary List PlacementStock markets finished the second week of January having reached all-time highs, overlooking fairly gruesome US labor market data, the ongoing explosion in cases of COVID-19 and unprecedented political turmoil in the final days of Donald Trump's presidency, as he faces impeac…

Bitcoin System Review: Comprehensive Sign Up Guide For Bitcoin System Software

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitcoin System has emerged as one of the most trusted trading systems on the Internet because of its consistency in predicting the market's future positions. It's an automated trading system that allows users to earn massive amounts of profits by...
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Bitcoin Blogs

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…

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…
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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.