- Initial Release: 9th January, 2009
- Circulating Supply: 18,960,693.00 BTC
- Max Supply: 21,000,000
- Website: https://bitcoin.org/
- WhitePaper: https://bitcoin.org/en/bitcoin-paper
Bitcoin (₿) is a decentralized digital currency, with no central bank or other governance organization. BTC can be sent between users on the P2P Bitcoin network. Transactions are verified by nodes on the network with cryptography method. All exchanges are recorded in a public distributed ledger called blockchains. This famous cryptocurrency was invented by a mysterious person named Satoshi Nakamoto in late 2008. It was firstly released as open-source software and used as currency in 2009.