Bitcoin is the most widely known and used digital currency. It is the one that launched the cryptoactive revolution in 2009 and promoted the Blockchain technology.
12.5 bitcoins are emitted on average every 10 minutes by a “mining” process and this emission will slow down until 21 million bitcoins are in circulation by 2140.
In the same way as for precious metals, the price of Bitcoin is determined by marketplaces solely on the basis of supply and demand.
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What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer network, global, without a central authority, open to all, transparent and resistant to censorship.
History of Bitcoin
After the subprime crisis and the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, which demonstrated the profound shortcomings of the current financial system.
How does Bitcoin work?
Bitcoin is an innovative peer-to-peer payment network and a new form of money. Bitcoin is decentralised and is not controlled by any company or government.