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Dec 31, 2020 Financial

Bitcoin Facts

Bitcoin has been making moves on the web for some time now but even though it's possible to come across people who are not informed about the new age digital currency. The currency stands out due to its autonomy from traditional banking. There are many crypto currencies that are in circulation but Bitcoin has made its mark as its considered to be the best known in the world. Bitcoin transactions are based on computer networks solving complex mathematical functions to verify and record the details of each and every transaction that happens.

Another reason why investing in Bitcoin a is attractive is because there is no central bank has the authority to govern the supply of the cryptocurrency. A lot of factors in an economy will drive low inflation on traditional currencies in an economy but If your investment is with Bitcoin you need not worry about low inflation because Bitcoin mining is limited to twenty one million units only, its right to say that new Bitcoins being released into the market are decreasing. Different people have had different experiences with Bitcoin and their stories are worth getting to know. In its introduction, Bitcoin would have cost you pennies but now the cryptocurrency goes for over six thousand US dollars for one Bitcoin.

One amazing success story is that of a twelve years old millionaire thanks to block chain technology, Erick Finman received one hundred thousand dollars and invested it all in Bitcoin, two years later it was worth one hundred thousand dollars. Finman would later drop out of school and come up with a company of his own which he sold for three hundred Bitcoins elevating him even higher. Kristoffer Koch leant about Bitcoin from writing a thesis paper and decided to invest twenty seven US dollars, he forgot about his investment and came to remember about it when he saw it on the news, upon remembering his password he found that his investment has turned to eight hundred and eighty-six thousand dollars with which he acquired an apartment with.

While some people have gone off to make mouthwatering amounts of money through Bitcoin some have experienced the complete opposite. One of the loss stories is that of Jered Kenna who was an early adopter of Bitcoin, he bought the coins when they cost twenty cents per coin, however hackers got to his email and got access to his wallet and erased his computer taking with them 800 coins. Another mind blowing loss story is one where a man offered ten thousand bitcoins delivery, delivery, back then the ten thousand coins were thirty dollars' worth so it was no big deal but today maybe the man would have never made such deal because they are worth eighty two million dollars.