Bitcoin has become a valid currency, at least for some. Others look at the currency from the skeptical side and refer to risks this currency could bear for “regular” currencies and economies. For the most part, people sit in between knowing not much about the virtual currency. Over the past five years, it has gone from being an experiment to a market capitalization of billions of dollars.
This infographic shows the history of Bitcoin, from the beginning in the midst of the financial crisis to the first ATM, acceptance by Virgin Galactic to accept Bitcoins for space travel and The People’s Bank of China not allowing Chinese banks to handle Bitcoins.
Infographic Source: VisualCapitalist