Welcome to the alternate cryptocurrency universe. Discovered in the early 2000s, Bitcoin first presented itself in 2009. At that point, however, nobody had assigned a monetary value to it and, as the tale goes, in 2010 a clever guy swapped 10,000 bitcoins for 2 pizzas. Since he was not a fortune-teller, he couldn’t have known that those bitcoins would be worth a fortune today!
For perspective on the phenomenal growth of Bitcoin, this infographic compares the current worth of the world’s richest people with how much a dollar invested in Bitcoin is 2010 is worth today.
Infographic by – Coinlist.me