What is it?

Bitcoin is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange that uses cryptography to control its creation and management, rather than depending on central authorities. The creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, wrote the original white paper in November 2008 and the Bitcoin network came into existence in January of 2009.

Bitcoin Details

Market Cap $129,930,445,046
Volume 24H $6,534,420,000
Circulating Supply 17,051,150 BTC
Total Supply 17,051,150 BTC
Proof Type Proof of Work (PoW)
Block Time 10 minutes
Algorithm SHA256
Inflation Max Supply (21M BTC)
First Announced January 3, 2009

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