Throwback stories, major events, and important milestones in the world of digital.
The Bitcoin Whistleblower
Julian Assange and WikiLeaks have been long-term supporters and advocates for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency community. “The one, who kicked the hornet’s nest” in today’s BTCMEX throwback.
From Olives to Bitcoin: Evolution of Derivatives
Financial derivatives are not exclusive to cryptocurrencies and date back to ancient Greece! Speculation on an underlying asset got a new twist with the rise of digital assets known for their volatility and opportunities to profit.
The Evolution of Accounting
From Sumerians to triple-entry we were looking for efficient ways of building trust and effective solutions for trading and exchanging value. How did blockchain contribute to that? Expand your knowledge with the BTCMEX Blog!
Tulip Mania and Why Bitcoin is Not the Case!
In 17 century Dutch aristocrats were willing to pay a price of an upscale house for a single tulip bulb. Why? The first price bubble in history explained by the BTCMEX Blog!
Satoshi’s secret. The mystery of Bitcoin’s creator
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? Theories about the founder of the Bitcoin ecosystem and the most enigmatic figure in crypto covered in today’s throwback. Explore with the BTCMEX Blog!
Bitcoin Pizza Day
ow much are you willing to pay for pizza in Bitcoin? 10 years ago the guy spent 10,000 BTC – nearly $100 million today. Celebrate the Bitcoin pizza day with BTCMEX!
Hidden Messages in Bitcoin Blockchain
What does Bitcoin tell us? Since the Genesis block was mined by Satoshi Nakamoto, people left messages from financial crisis warnings to marriage proposals and graffiti. BTCMEX explored on-chain communication.
Bitcoin Price Swings
Bitcoin halving is expected to take place on May 12, what does it mean for the BTC price? Which events were followed by the movements and how two previous halvings affected the price? BTC price history in today’s throwback.
Roots of Bitcoin in Austrian Economics
They discovered and explained the laws of supply and demand, the cause of inflation, the operation of foreign exchange rates. How did the School of Austrian Economics paved the way for Bitcoin?
Bitcoin mining hardware
We live in the decade of huge mining pools generating hash rate, 60% of which located in China, do you remember the times when you could mine Bitcoin easily with your laptop? Back to those times with BTCMEX today.
Celebrate the Bitcoin Halving!
How does your community celebrate the Bitcoin halving? BTCMEX follows the tips from OGs who threw parties across the world back in 2012 when the first halving happened.
The first darknet market powered by Bitcoin and Ross Ulbricht’s libertarian dream. Follow BTCMEX to the deep web and discover a story of Silk Road.
The Great Recession
The coronavirus outbreak triggered the next economic recession, today BTCMEX goes back to track the events of financial crisis of 2008-2010. What caused the economic recession? Was the lesson learned?
To HODL or not to HODL?
“HODL” is an iconic crypto slang mantra originated in 2013 in a misspelled forum post. BTCMEX explores the story of “hodlers” in today’s throwback.
Story of Bitcoin Logo
A titled ₿ with two strokes, which stands for Bitcoin is a widely recognizable sign today. BTCMEX discovers the story of its creation.
Mt. Gox: the Famous Hack
The infamous Bitcoin exchange and the story of the biggest crypto hack! Mt. Gox in today’s Throwback Thursday by BTCMEX.
Bitcoin Market – the first Exchange
The cryptocurrencies’ common infrastructure is an exchange. BTCMEX takes a look at a history of exchanges and Bitcoin Market in today’s Throwback.
Sypherpunks and roots of Bitcoin
Bitcoin has a long history, even before Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper. BTCMEX dives back into ’80s to look at Crypto Anarchy and the roots of Bitcoin.
Hal Finney – the first Bitcoin adopter
Hal Finney was one of the first Bitcoin pioneers and the receiver of the first BTC transaction from Satoshi Nakamoto. BTCMEX tracks his contribution to the crypto industry in today’s Throwback.
First Bitcoin Transaction
The Bitcoin Genesis block was mined in early 2009, the first Bitcoin transaction took place on January 12. Who was the first BTC receiver? Track the history of Bitcoin with BTCMEX.
How was the initial Bitcoin created? What is the Genesis block? BTCMEX goes back to January 3, 2009, a day, when Satoshi Nakamoto mined the first BTC.
2019 the Year of DeFi
Decentralized Finance saw massive growth in 2019. BTCMEX looked back at the departing year and its major events in cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and Fintech.
Ethereum Hard Forks
As the Cryptoverse is talking about Istanbul – the latest Ethereum Hard Fork, today BTCMEX will go through the major Hard Forks that happened in the Ethereum blockchain.
He created Bit… Gold!
Nick Szabo is one of the key figures in the Cryptoverse. The founder of Bitgold and an influencer in finance and current politics, he is also believed to be Satoshi Nakamoto.