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Satoshi Nakamoto is the author of the Bitcoin whitepaper, published in 2008, and creator(s) of the blockchain network on which Bitcoin is transacted. Nakamoto is responsible, along with many pioneers of cybersecurity and software development, for developing the first blockchain database, solving the double spending problem for digital currency in a distributed system that had troubled researchers for years. 

Satoshi, as he is affectionately called among the cryptocommunity, mined the first Bitcoin block on January 3rd, 2009. A message was embedded in the genesis block: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks.” This refers to both the date and a headline relating to the banking industry in the Bristish publication The Times. This has led some to believe that Satoshi could be British or living in the United Kingdom.

Satoshi’s story is long and shrouded in mystery, with many theories regarding the identity having been put forward in the decade since Bitcoin’s launch. Satoshi, for a while, was posting frequently on a forum he had formed to discuss the development of Bitcoin and the majority of written recordings provably linked to Satoshi comes from this source. The Satoshi Nakamoto Institute, founded in 2013, has collected all of the communication linked to Nakamoto.

Numerous individuals have come forward claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, all without substantial evidence for their claim to the identity. It is estimated that Satoshi holds nearly 1 million Bitcoins.

There are clear reasons for the extreme interest in Satoshi’s identity - Bitcoin single-handedly created an entire new asset class, besides there being a sort of underlying, psychological desire in uncovering the identity of an individual or group that displayed considerable knowledge in a variety of disciplines. 


PayPal Announces: "We are the real Craig Wright" - Satire

21 Oct 2020 2 minute read 1 comment BitcoinGordon

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 PayPal, the global payment system that everyone loves except for the vast majority, announced that it is the "real Craig Wright"! What does this mean? Well, first and foremost it means that this couldn't possibly be true,...

11 year old Bitcoins moved!

17 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments nerd0x

I agree this is old news, but i just came to know about this now, and it just gave me shivers! 👤👤👤 40 #BTC (391,055 USD) transferred from possible #Satoshi owned wallet (dormant since 2009) to unknown walletℹ️ The coins in this transaction were mine...

$11M Worth of Bitcoin from 10 Year Old Wallet Moves

12 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

1000 Bitcoins (BTC), worth approximately $11.3 million, have been transferred out of a 10 year old Bitcoin wallet, as revealed by one trader who publicized the information on LinkedIn. The wallet containing the 1000 Bitcoins mined the asset in 2010,...

NFT Sold at Auction House for $131K

8 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

The Christie’s auction house has sold a digital portrait of Bitcoin (BTC) inventor Satoshi Nakamoto for $131, 250, making it the most expensive NFT ever sold. The digital portrait, titled Block 21, is a Non-Fungible Token (NFT), and the first of its...

Over 106 ETH for a drawing (depicting Satoshi Nakamoto)

6 Oct 2020 2 minute read 2 comments odisseo

Just over 106 ETH, or around $37.000 (current market value), was offered for a fictional design by Satoshi Nakamoto. This is an auction to win an NFT on Dego.finance. Specifically, a fantasy design that depicts Satoshi Nakamoto as a Lego character. O...

Cubist Satoshi NFT Sells for 14 ETH

27 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Tomadachi

An animated non fungible token (NFT) of the perceived image of Satoshi Nakamoto sold for 14.21 ETH on the OpenSea platform. Produced in a cubist style, the intriguing image appears to break apart and reveals a stylised glimpse of the birth of Bitcoin...

9/21/2020: Bitcoin Coincidences or Fate

21 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Cryptopher Calcano

Bitcoin Testing 21 Week, Again Hey guys welcome back if you’re not subscribed already, and you find some value, please give a follow! I will try to follow back and support as well! 🙏🏼 To start things off I just wanted to say, we are still BULLISH,...

Satoshi Nakamoto is a bankster? Part.2

14 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments MikePL

This article is a part 2 of What if Satoshi Nakamoto is a bankster? Why in my opinion can all this (bitcoin, crypto world) be arranged? Since the inception of Bitcoin, the character of Satoshi Nakamoto has aroused a lot of emotions. To this day, it i...

What if Satoshi Nakamoto is a bankster?

12 Sep 2020 1 minute read 4 comments MikePL

What would you say if I told you that Satoshi Nakamoto is not a revolutionist, he is not a creator of a new ideology, but is a hired man by the banking world? What if the cryptocurrencies are only to be new world order? What if blockchain and cryptoc...

Bitcoin - the financial revolt

3 Sep 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Simplify Crypto

To understand where this world of cryptoactives came from and more specifically Bitcoin, we have to look back to the 2008 global financial crisis. After analyzing the facts, it is very difficult to dissociate these two events: the end of confidence i...