The book Digital Gold tells the story of the visionaries, tech adopters, investors, gamblers and cypherpunks that contributed  to the rise of Bitcoin in the early days. The book gives you an overview of how Bitcoin was developed and its spread around the world and rose in value from under a few cents per bitcoin to over one billion Ben Franklins.

A New York Times technology and business reporter Nathaniel Popper has investigated the rise of Bitcoin since its entrance on the stage. It is an unusual tale of a group of influential people that have gained money and power with the rise of new digital money. The book is therefore mainly for people curious about the future of money and for those who don’t trust traditional banking systems. It is a page-turner for Bitcoin enthusiasts and newbies. In it you will find more about the Winklevoss twins’ lawsuit with Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, the crash of the Mt Gox cryptocurrency exchange, the Silk Road darknet market using Bitcoin as an anonymous payment system and many more interesting stories.

Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the inside story how millionaires tried to reinvent money

book digital gold

Title: Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the inside story of the misfits and millionaires trying to reinvent money

Author: Nathaniel Popper

Originally published: 19th May 2015

The book Digital Gold is available on Amazon.