In 2009, Kristoffer Koch, a Norwegian student was working on his encryption thesis and heard about a mysterious cryprocurrency called ‘Bitcoin‘, he decided to buy $27 worth of bitcoins (5,000 bitcoins) for fun, and then he forgot about them.
On April 2013, the value of Bitcoin skyrocketed and received a widespread media coverage, and Kristoffer remembered that he invested in Bitcoin in the past,“I thought to myself, didn’t I have something like that?” Koch told to NRK. Continue reading →
Founder of BitInstant and Vice President of The Bitcoin Foundation, Charlie Shrem was one of the first Bitcoin entrepreneurs, he was a Bitcoin pioneer as one of the integral players in the decentralization of finance and it paid off big time, until he allowed a customer to resell Bitcoin on Silk Road, the infamous deep web black market. Continue reading →
NBA Legend Dennis Rodman a.k.a “The Worm” travelled this week for his fifth time to North Korea. But this time, the trip was funded and sponsored by Potcoin, a community-based cryptocurrency for legalized marijuana and cannabis industry, it was created to eliminate the necessity of cash between customers and marijuana dispensaries. Continue reading →
Marco Streng is the 27-year-old CEO of the largest Bitcoin mining company in the world, Genesis Mining. Trained as a mathematician, he dropped out of university to pursue his business idea. Continue reading →
Vinny Lingham, the South African technology innovator, angel investor and founder of multiple startups like Gyftand Civic, stated yesterday on his twitter account that “Bitcoin is better money” while “Ethereum isn’t really a money.” Continue reading →