Digital Reports that Bitcoin is celebrating its 10th Birthday.
The cryptocurrency that changed the world turned 10 on Wednesday.
In its first decade on Earth it went from play money to a global phenomenon.
In the process helping to inspire 2,000 other cryptocurrencies, giving us a glimpse of the future of money.
While Bitcoin didn’t technically begin trading until January 2009, this day marks its birth.
On this day the mysterious inventor named Satoshi Nakamoto posted his infamous paper.
It was titled “Bitcoin – A Peer to Peer Electronic Cash System.”
The following year, programmer Hal Finney received the very first Bitcoin transaction.
He accepted 10 Bitcoins from Satoshi Nakamoto. And Bitcoin was off to the races!
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