Satoshi Nakamoto Enters Forbes Richest List

Bitcoin hit an alltime high. The price has crossed $6,000 on major exchanges like Bitfinex and Bitstamp.

The pseudonymous Bitcoin’s inventor, Satoshi Nakamoto is estimated to own 980,000 Bitcoins. Satoshi Nakamoto mined the coins in earlier days and stash has remained untouched for years which are worth around $5.9 billion today.

That puts the creator at number 247 on Forbes’ list of the world’s richest people.

Satoshi Nakamoto Enters Forbes Richest List
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But $5.9 billion is comparatively a small reward for writing nine-year- old, open-source software that invented magic internet money.


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