What Is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin, although revolutionary, can be a very confusing concept to grasp at first. We struggled at the beginning of our knowledge quest, and to tell you the truth everybody who knows anything about Bitcoin has been there too. This video is a great start to learning more and beginning your deep dive down the rabbit hole.

In 2009 Bitcoin was released into the world by Satoshi Nakamoto, a pseudonymous author. Click on the whitepaper image to read Satoshi's detailed inner-workings of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency system that is decentralized to ensure it's security.

In order to get started using Bitcoin you must first have a wallet to hold your digital currency. These wallets come in two forms: a) Hardware Wallets b) Mobile Wallets.

Basically a hardware wallet is a device that helps you store your Bitcoin offline. A mobile wallet is a downloadable app, for either your phone or your computer, that allows you to store your Bitcoin.

Hardware Wallets

  1. KeepKey Wallet
  2. Trezor
  3. Ledger Nano

Mobile Wallets

  1. Copay
  2. Blockchain.Info

Now that you have a place to store your Bitcoin, here's where you can buy them.