Bitcoin Gold

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    Bitcoin Gold is a fork of the Bitcoin blockchain. The Company's purpose is to make Bitcoin mining decentralized again. Bitcoin Gold aims to provide an opportunity for new people around the world to participate in the mining process with widely-available consumer hardware that is manufactured and distributed by reputable mainstream corporations.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2017
    HQNew York, US
    Websitebitcoingold.org

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)57(-6%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Key People/Management at Bitcoin Gold

    Jack Liao

    Jack Liao

    Founder
    Hang Yin

    Hang Yin

    Lead Developer, Co-Founder, Board Member
    Martin Kuvandzhiev

    Martin Kuvandzhiev

    Operations Lead, Co-Founder, Board Member
    Alejandro Regojo

    Alejandro Regojo

    Project Manager, Co-Founder, Board Member
    Robert Kuhne

    Robert Kuhne

    Co-Founder, Board Member
    Franco Niebles

    Franco Niebles

    Lead Designer, Co-Founder, Board Member
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    Bitcoin Gold Office Locations

    Bitcoin Gold has an office in New York
    New York, US (HQ)
    New York, NY, USA
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    Bitcoin Gold Financials and Metrics

    Summary Metrics

    Founding Date

    2017

    Cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin Gold (BTG)
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    Bitcoin Gold Operating Metrics

    Jul, 2017Aug, 2017Sep, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Dec, 2017Jan, 2018Feb, 2018Mar, 2018Apr, 2018

    GitHub Commits

    256 109 66 138 132 25 21 2 14

    Average Daily Transactions

    5.72 k5.57 k4.01 k2.77 k3.02 k2.49 k

    Monthly Transactions

    171.56 k167.16 k120.18 k77.56 k93.51 k74.70 k

    Average Daily Transactions Volume

    $3.53 m$96.07 m$218.14 m$284.26 m$53.16 m$23.16 m$33.78 m
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    Bitcoin Gold Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    80/100

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    Bitcoin Gold Online and Social Media Presence

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    Bitcoin Gold News and Updates

    Attempted 51% Attack on Bitcoin Gold Was Thwarted, Developers Say

    A 51 percent attack on Bitcoin Gold was unsuccessful.

    Bitcoin Gold suffers two ‘51%’ attacks, but surprisingly its price surges

    Bitcoin spinoff Bitcoin Gold has suffered two so-called 51% attacks, but in a surprising twist its price has actually surged since then. A 51% attack is one attempted by a group of miners controlling more than 50 percent of a given cryptocurrency’s mining hash rate, a measure of how much computing …

    Bitcoin Gold hit by 51% attacks, $72K in cryptocurrency double-spent

    Malicious cryptocurrency miners took control of Bitcoin Gold‘s blockchain recently to double-spend $72,000 worth of BTG. Bad actors assumed a majority of the network‘s processing power (hash rate) to re-organize the blockchain twice between Thursday and Friday last week: the first netted attackers 1…

    Bad Actors Rent Hashing Power to Hit Bitcoin Gold With New 51% Attacks

    The two attacks last Thursday saw over $87,000 in the cryptocurrency double spent.

    Bitcoin Gold to be delisted by Bittrex over $18M hack

    Bitcoin spinoff Bitcoin Gold is in a spot of bother after leading U.S. exchange Bittrex Inc. announced that it would delist the cryptocurrency starting Sept. 14 following a May attack on the Bitcoin Gold blockchain. Cryptocurrencies come and go on a regular basis and barely make headlines, but Bitc…

    Major cryptocurrency exchange delists Bitcoin Gold following $18M hack

    The threat of attack is very real for upstart cryptocurrency projects. Bitcoin Gold, a popular hard fork of Bitcoin, is set to be delisted from cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex. The reason for the removal is that the currency has suffered a series of debilitating heists that netted thieves over $20 m…
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    Bitcoin Gold Blogs

    Leadership for Another Year

    It has been just over a year since the Bitcoin Gold project launched. Since then, we’ve been striving to carefully shepherd our young project towards being a fair, transparent, and above all, decentralized cryptocurrency. Today we have some news about changes in our leadership which support those go…

    Bitcoin Gold is on KeepKey!

    KeepKey has full native support for Bitcoin Gold (BTG) We’re excited to hear that this beautiful and popular hardware wallet has added BTG, beginning with a Beta in July and now as an officially supported native coin. As everyone new to crypto learns, hardware wallets are among the safest places to …

    Endowment Wallet Mining Process and Complete List

    Summary In 2017, the Bitcoin Gold project duplicated (forked) the Bitcoin blockchain as a fair way to distribute 16 million coins, and then launched with an 8000-block mining period to create a 100,000 BTG Endowment to support the future of the project. As of early August, 2018, about 20,000 BTG hav…
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    Bitcoin Gold Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Bitcoin Gold founded?

      Bitcoin Gold was founded in 2017.

    • Who are Bitcoin Gold key executives?

      Bitcoin Gold's key executives are Jack Liao, Hang Yin and Martin Kuvandzhiev.

    • How many employees does Bitcoin Gold have?

      Bitcoin Gold has 57 employees.

    • Who are Bitcoin Gold competitors?

      Competitors of Bitcoin Gold include Litecoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash.

    • Where is Bitcoin Gold headquarters?

      Bitcoin Gold headquarters is located at New York, NY, USA, New York.

    • Where are Bitcoin Gold offices?

      Bitcoin Gold has an office in New York.

    • How many offices does Bitcoin Gold have?

      Bitcoin Gold has 1 office.