What is Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC)?

WBTC represents Bitcoin in the Ethereum ecosystem. Traditional Bitcoins do not allow to use applications on the Ethereum network, such as decentralized exchanges and lending services. WBTC is an Ethereum token that is backed 1:1 by Bitcoin and allows you to use these applications. The 1:1 backing balances the price between WBTC and BTC. WBTC is maintained by a DAO that consists of 30 members. These include the exchanges and custodians Bitgo, Ren, and Kyber.
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Bitcoin has the major disadvantage that, unlike the Ethereum Blockchain, there is no large ecosystem of applications, such as NFTs, lending protocols or digital exchanges. WBTC gives the possibility to hold a 1:1 backed Bitcoin, but still operate directly on the Ethereum Network. Nevertheless, you should be aware that with WBTC you do not hold a real Bitcoin, but rely on the WBTC DAO, which is led among others by the central custodian Bitgo.

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WBTC gets maintained by a DAO led by Bitgo, Ren, and Kyber.


Each Wrapped Bitcoin is backed by one Bitcoin. Thus, the rates converge, but do not necessarily have to be the same.


Wrapped Bitcoin is Bitcoin on the Ethereum Blockchain.

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