Bloomberg senior analyst reveals the real bitcoin creator
19 August, 2021, 14:17
Eric Balchunas, Bloomberg Senior Analyst, claimed that he discovered the name of bitcoin’s real creator on his Twitter. According to his post, the programmer Hal Finney was hiding under the pseudonym of Satoshi Nakamoto, Minfin reports.
- It is reported that Eric Balchunas found a post on a forum dated January 1993. In this post, programmer Hal Finney describes the technology of cryptocurrency trading cards, which is similar to the principle of modern NFT.
“After thinking a bit about the idea of buying and selling digital money, I figured out how to present it. We buy and sell “cryptographic trading cards”. Crypto enthusiasts will love these fascinating examples of cryptographic art.”
- Finney died in 2014 at the age of 58 due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- In 2021, the fortune of bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto exceeded $60 billion. He may own from 750 thousand to 1.1 million BTC.