Despite Bitcoin making the news a couple of times some people are still yet to know the full story behind the crypto currency. This crypto currency is autonomous from the traditional banking that people have come to know. There are many crypto currencies that are in circulation but Bitcoin has made its mark as its considered to be the best known in the world. Bitcoin transactions are very secure because computer networks have to solve very complex mathematical functions so as to verify a transaction and record it, every bitcoin transition that ever took place goes down in record hence fraud is unheard of here.
Another reason why investing in Bitcoin a is attractive is because there is no central bank has the authority to govern the supply of the cryptocurrency. A lot of factors in an economy will drive low inflation on traditional currencies in an economy but If your investment is with Bitcoin you need not worry about low inflation because Bitcoin mining is limited to twenty one million units only, its right to say that new Bitcoins being released into the market are decreasing. This cryptocurrency has changed the lives of people especially in its initial stages of introduction, their stories will blow your mind. In its introduction, Bitcoin would have cost you pennies but now the cryptocurrency goes for over six thousand US dollars for one Bitcoin.
One amazing success story is that of a twelve years old millionaire thanks to block chain technology, Erick Finman received one hundred thousand dollars and invested it all in Bitcoin, two years later it was worth one hundred thousand dollars. The young man later dropped out of school to develop his own company that he sold for three hundred Bitcoins. Kristoffer Koch leant about Bitcoin from writing a thesis paper and decided to invest twenty seven US dollars, he forgot about his investment and came to remember about it when he saw it on the news, upon remembering his password he found that his investment has turned to eight hundred and eighty-six thousand dollars with which he acquired an apartment with.
The success stories are fun top discover but there are people who have lost on Bitcoin too. Jered Kenna’s story is one that will have you feeling for the man, he was an early adopter and got hold of his coins when they cost 20 cents but unfortunately hackers would get to his email and get the access to his wallet and disappeared with 800 of the coins and deleting his computer. Laszlo Hanyecz paid a guy to deliver pizza in exchange for ten thousand bitcoins which at the time were worth thirty dollars but today the coins have appreciated to eighty two million US dollars, you have to let that sink in.