The first anonymous encrypted money, eCash, was created in 1983 by the cryptographer David Chaum. Fast forward to 2009, when the enigmatic Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin, the first blockchain-based cryptocurrency that would eventually become the most valuable virtual currency to date. As of August 2021, there are nearly 6,000 cryptocurrencies, with the top 20 representing nearly 90% of the total market.
Get more insights on the crypto revolution in the following video and infographic. Find out what a cryptocurrency is, its pro's and con's, how to use crypto, and more.