Guides to Cryptocurrency Founders

1. Bitcoin (BTC) Founder Introduction

Satoshi Nakamoto

In November 2008, a programmer by the name or pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto published the Bitcoin white paper, titled "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System". On 3 January 2009, Satoshi mined the first ever Bitcoin block and embedded the following texts into the block: The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.

Bitcoin network has since grown to become the cryptocurrency with the largest cryptocurrency market cap at more than $155 billion USD as of 8 May 2018 [ Read more about Bitcoin at Top 10 Coins Guide ]. Satoshi Nakamoto is the sole miner at the start and subsequently the first dominant bitcoin miner for some time, it was reported that his known addresses contain roughly one million bitcoins which means he is a billionaire if it is true.

As of today, the nationality and identity of Satoshi Nakamoto remain unknown. There are speculations that Satoshi is no longer alive, arguments are that although there are people claiming to be Satoshi over the year but none can prove it when he/she can easily open Satoshi's publicly known wallet, make a transaction and prove to the community that he/she is Satoshi Nakamoto.

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