With the price of Bitcoin increasing more than 1oo percent this year, and the price of altcoins like Ethereum and Monero even outperforming Bitcoin, 2016 was a good year for cryptocurrencies in general. Let’s have a look at how we got here!
Bitcoin rallied to a new all-time high, and President-elect Donald Trump has picked some Bitcoin supporters for his team.
Overstock.com’s tØ blockchain platform went live, and Venezuelans are swapping bolivars for Bitcoins.
Circle is abandoning Bitcoin, and Japan might be dropping its sales tax on Bitcoin purchases.
The IRS’s war on alternative currencies is heating up, R3 is falling apart, and EY is embracing Bitcoin.