What is Bitcoin (BTC)?

Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency ever created and launched in 2009. It was likely created in response to the economic recession in 2008. The initial idea was to create a cash alternative to pay each other with digital money, while blockchain technologies enabled that without the need for a bank or the influence of governments. The supply was capped at 21 million bitcoins. Because of that scarcity it is often compared to gold. Even today, Bitcoin is still the largest cryptocurrency.
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Our take on Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the blockchain that started it all, and that helped it become the largest cryptocurrency right from the start. It's value has risen astromonically over the years, and some investors think of it as a digital version of gold – an asset to simply you park your money in. Frankly, we think that is the only justification to like it, as Bitcoin has mostly failed to become a real-world currency alternative. It's value fluctuates too much, and transactions are slow and expensive. It also has a massively negative effect on the environment by requiring excessive amounts of power to operate.
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Interesting facts about Bitcoin

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Bitcoin is the largest cryptocurency, making up over 40% of all market cap.

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There is more money invested in Bitcoin than in Tesla or Facebook stock.

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Its creator "Satoshi Yakamoto" has never been identified nor have they ever withdrawn a single Bitcoin.

Bitcoin reviews from the cryptohunt community

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mishalalex
16 days ago

The only truly decentralised crypto asset that is accepted by the society, the first crypto asset to tackle the double spend problem, BTC shines where everything else fails. BTC carries the weight of all the other networks.

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Arndt
2 mo. ago

Admittedly, Bitcoin will likely never play a big role in making crypto an everyday payment method. But hear me out. First, it was the project that started it all, and brought with it an entirely new, provocative way of thinking about our financial systems and who's really benefitting. And second, people do treat it as a store of value, "digital gold" if you will, and I think it makes for a good addition to diverse portfolio. If only it wasn't sooooo bad for the environment... 😿

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Community Reviews
Based on 7 community reviews
0% feel totally fine about Bitcoin today
0% think this is a great investment
0% believe in the potential
0% say the development team is great
0% say the community is great
Market insights
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Community matters for projects like Bitcoin, because an active community drives the development of use cases for a blockchain project. The more people are active, the better to have healthy discussions and create something valuable.
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