Disclaimer: All crypto investments come with a high risk. I don’t recommend investing more than 10% of your portfolio.

You can buy Bitcoin in Coinbase, the exchange I used to buy this cryptocurrency.


Bitcoin came after the big 2008 market crash. The trust in the financial market was very low at the time, hence the need to create a decentralized cryptocurrency, with more trust, anonymity and efficient to the people.


Bitcoin uses proof-of-work to sustain its blockchain, i.e., it requires nodes (computers) to be constantly solving puzzles in order to validate the transactions. There are more sustainable ways of securing a network in more recent cryptocurrencies though, by using proof-of-stake rather than proof-of-work.


Bitcoin is the first decentralized cryptocurrency in the world, created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto (an alias).

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