Crypto Fun Facts

The first known use case of Bitcoin was on May 22 nd 2010 and was used to purchase a Pizza at Papa John’s Pizzas. This is why May 22nd is known as Bitcoin Pizza day. The cost of the Pizza was 10,000 Bitcoin, which at the time was $41.
The first known use case of Bitcoin was on May 22 nd 2010 and was used to purchase a Pizza at Papa John’s Pizzas. This is why May 22nd is known as Bitcoin Pizza day. The cost of the Pizza was 10,000 Bitcoin, which at the time was $41.
The inventor of Bitcoin is still a mystery. A few people have come forward to claim they invented Bitcoin, but no one has yet proved it.
The inventor of Bitcoin is still a mystery. A few people have come forward to claim they invented Bitcoin, but no one has yet proved it.
Bitcoin is not totally untraceable. If someone knows the address of your Bitcoin wallet they can see how much you have and also all transactions that have taken place. It is very difficult to trace, but not impossible.
Bitcoin is not totally untraceable. If someone knows the address of your Bitcoin wallet they can see how much you have and also all transactions that have taken place. It is very difficult to trace, but not impossible.
If you lose your Bitcoin private key, you will also lose your Bitcoin. One of the most well known people to have this sadly happen to them is James Howells. He threw away his hard drive containing the private keys and lost 7,500 Bitcoin….ouch!
If you lose your Bitcoin private key, you will also lose your Bitcoin. One of the most well known people to have this sadly happen to them is James Howells. He threw away his hard drive containing the private keys and lost 7,500 Bitcoin….ouch!
It is estimated that at least 4 Million Bitcoins have been lost forever!
It is estimated that at least 4 Million Bitcoins have been lost forever!
There will only ever be 21 Million Bitcoin in existence and by the time the last bitcoin is mined we will all be long gone (2140)
There will only ever be 21 Million Bitcoin in existence and by the time the last bitcoin is mined we will all be long gone (2140)
Bitcoin can’t be banned. No one owns it and it is totally decentralised. It can be regulated or banned by governments, but they cannot truly control who buys and sells it in secret.
Bitcoin can’t be banned. No one owns it and it is totally decentralised. It can be regulated or banned by governments, but they cannot truly control who buys and sells it in secret.
The Bulgarian government once seized nearly 213,519 Bitcoin from a criminal gang.
The Bulgarian government once seized nearly 213,519 Bitcoin from a criminal gang.
2013 was the first big Bitcoin acquisition where 126,315 Bitcoin were used to purchase SatoshiDice.
2013 was the first big Bitcoin acquisition where 126,315 Bitcoin were used to purchase SatoshiDice.
The biggest known Bitcoin gambling windfall was by someone called Nakowa, who won 11,000 Bitcoin.
The biggest known Bitcoin gambling windfall was by someone called Nakowa, who won 11,000 Bitcoin.
Every 4 years the number of Bitcoin rewarded for mining halves. After 64 halvings, all 21 Million Bitcoin will be in circulation.
Every 4 years the number of Bitcoin rewarded for mining halves. After 64 halvings, all 21 Million Bitcoin will be in circulation.
You can go to space paying with Bitcoin. Virgin Galactic accepts Bitcoin to reserve your seat for their space trips in the future.
You can go to space paying with Bitcoin. Virgin Galactic accepts Bitcoin to reserve your seat for their space trips in the future.
Switzerland accepts taxes in Bitcoin.
Switzerland accepts taxes in Bitcoin.
There are over 2,000 Bitcoin ATM’s worldwide.
There are over 2,000 Bitcoin ATM’s worldwide.
The country Senegal has a working national digital currency.
The country Senegal has a working national digital currency.
In 2010 one Bitcoin cost $0.003 cents.
In 2010 one Bitcoin cost $0.003 cents.
A secret Bitcoin millionaire set up a charity called ‘pineapple fund’ and gave away $86 Million of Bitcoin to charities.
A secret Bitcoin millionaire set up a charity called ‘pineapple fund’ and gave away $86 Million of Bitcoin to charities.
Kidnappers in the Ukraine released a Bitcoin analyst after being paid $1 Million in Bitcoin ransom.
Kidnappers in the Ukraine released a Bitcoin analyst after being paid $1 Million in Bitcoin ransom.
Bitcoin is often referred to as ‘Digital Gold.’
Bitcoin is often referred to as ‘Digital Gold.’
Satoshi Nakamoto still has a Bitcoin wallet with 1 Million bitcoin in it. It has never been touched.
Satoshi Nakamoto still has a Bitcoin wallet with 1 Million bitcoin in it. It has never been touched.
The Winklevoss twin’s used a large portion of their ‘Facebook’ settlement money to become one of the largest Bitcoin holders.
The Winklevoss twin’s used a large portion of their ‘Facebook’ settlement money to become one of the largest Bitcoin holders.
In March 2017 one Bitcoin become worth more than one ounce of Gold in dollar terms.
In March 2017 one Bitcoin become worth more than one ounce of Gold in dollar terms.
In 2017 300,000 shops started accepting Bitcoin in Japan.
In 2017 300,000 shops started accepting Bitcoin in Japan.
A house for sale in London, Notting Hill was put on the market for 5,050 Bitcoin or £17 Million at the time.
A house for sale in London, Notting Hill was put on the market for 5,050 Bitcoin or £17 Million at the time.
There are Visa and Mastercard cards that allow you to load up Bitcoin and spend it similar to a normal credit card.
There are Visa and Mastercard cards that allow you to load up Bitcoin and spend it similar to a normal credit card.
There are a few known Bitcoin Billionaires.
There are a few known Bitcoin Billionaires.
The co-founder of Paypal, Peter Thiel owns hundreds of millions of US Dollars in Bitcoin.
The co-founder of Paypal, Peter Thiel owns hundreds of millions of US Dollars in Bitcoin.
Bitcoin was not the first digital currency. In 1989 Digicash was created by David Chaum.
Bitcoin was not the first digital currency. In 1989 Digicash was created by David Chaum.
Crypto wallets do not actually store your crypto. They store your public and private keys only.
Crypto wallets do not actually store your crypto. They store your public and private keys only.
There are over 2000 dead (failed) cryptocurrencies.
There are over 2000 dead (failed) cryptocurrencies.
El Salvador made bitcoin legal tender in 2021.
El Salvador made bitcoin legal tender in 2021.
In 2013, James Howells from Wales, threw away a hard drive with 7,500 bitcoins on it.
In 2013, James Howells from Wales, threw away a hard drive with 7,500 bitcoins on it.
In 2018, one crypto kitty sold for 600 ETH.
In 2018, one crypto kitty sold for 600 ETH.
Dogecoin was originally created as a joke!
Dogecoin was originally created as a joke!
You can take a job in the blockchain and crypto space and get paid in cryptocurrency.
You can take a job in the blockchain and crypto space and get paid in cryptocurrency.
A digital NFT sold by Christie’s in 2021 for $69 million!
A digital NFT sold by Christie’s in 2021 for $69 million!
There are thousands of bars, restaurants, and online stores that accept cryptocurrency payments. View our directory where you can spend crypto in the real-world!
There are thousands of bars, restaurants, and online stores that accept cryptocurrency payments.
In 2021 the British police confiscated around $250 million of bitcoin.
In 2021 the British police confiscated around $250 million of bitcoin.