Let’s have a quick Bitcoin history lesson, setting the stone for its meteoric rise today. In 2008, its white paper was released, detailing how Bitcoin functions and its project goals. Satoshi Nakamoto is the anonymous group/individual responsible for the creation of Bitcoin, and their identity still remains a mystery to this day.
In 2009, Bitcoin was first publicly released for the world to own, but it wasn’t until 2015 when Bitcoin’s dominance began to grow.
Nakamoto set out to make sure the world knew Bitcoin’s unique virtual-currency features, which can be summarised as the following: