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All you need to know about Bitcoin

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Learn interesting facts about the first crypto currency

Bitcoin is a form of digital currency created and held electronically. No one controls it. Bitcoins aren’t printed, like dollars or euros – they’re produced by individuals and companies all around the world, and using software that solves mathematical problems.

  • 2008
    • Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin in 2008
    • August 18, the domain name bitcoin.org was registered
  • 2009
    • January 21, the first bitcoin transaction was made
  • 2010
    • February 6, the first official Bitcoin Market was opened
    • May 22, the first online bitcoin purchase. Somebody bought 2 pizzas for 10 000 bitcoins. Today, 10 000 bitcoins are worth around $45 000 000
    • October 16, BTC is purchased and traded as a currency for the first time in history
    • November 6, Bitcoin capitalization amounted to $1 000 000
  • 2011
    • February 9, Bitcoin equaled to the dollar value.
    • April 16, the official press payed attention to bitcoins for the first time. The TIME magazine published an article about crypto currency
    • April 23, the BTC/USD rate reached and exceeded the USD/EUR and the USD/GBP rate on the MtGox Market. The total capitalization of bitcoins has reached $ 10 million
  • 2012
    • In 2012, Bitcoin Central Bank received a license and BTC has turned into something real as compared to its previous status of an abstract digital currency
  • 2013
    • April, the biggest fall in the BTC rate has occurred - by 80% in 24 hours
    • November, for the first time the price of BTC exceeded the price of gold
  • 2014
    • January, the first secure depository of bitcoins, Elliptic Vault, was opened in London
    • December, the bitcoin rate reached $310. 2014 can be considered as "stabilizing" for bitcoin, which was a sign of the currency strengthening
  • 2015
    • October, BTC price exceeded $500 – a favorable moment for the digital currencies development history
  • 2016
    • Since early 2016, Bitcoin has increased in value by approximately 120%, BTC exchange rate fluctuated between $350-400
    • By mid-June, the BTC rate has doubled and reached $ 720
    • December, an incredible breakthrough, the cost of BTC grew by $ 200 per month, and market capitalization exceeded $ 15 billion
  • 2017
    • On June 12, Bitcoin price reached an all-time high of $3,000 and had been oscillating around $2,500 since then. On August 6, 2017, the price was $3,270
    • On August 1, 2017, Bitcoin split into two derivative digital currencies, the classic Bitcoin (BTC) and the Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
    • On August 5, 2017, the price of one BTC passed $3,000 for the first time. On August 12, 2017, the price of one BTC passed $4,000 for the first time. Two days later, the price of one BTC reached $4,400 for the first time
    • On September 1, 2017, Bitcoin broke the $5,000 barrier for the first time, topping out at $5,013.91
    • On November 17, Bitcoin briefly topped at $8004.59. On November 20, 2017, it stood at $7,988.2
    • On December 15, 2017, Bitcoin price reached $17,900
    • On December 22, 2017, Bitcoin price lost one third of its value in 24 hours, dropping below $14,000
2018
In the beginning of 2018, cryptocurrency surged to levels above $17,000 as it became known that billionaire investor Peter Thiel had made massive bets on it in 2017.
By mid-January, BTC eased down to $13,000 area as traders took profit on the intense news flow. Get ready for more swings!

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