Rate Bitcoin - BTC/GBP
Bitcoin is the first cryptographic currency, and thus a pioneer that has changed the market forever. It is the most trusted and popular coin of this type, with the largest market capitalization. It is often called digital gold, as well as the currency of the future.
Bitcoin was not the first digital currency proposal, but it was the first cryptocurrency based on the P2P (Peer-to-Peer) system that achieved any market success. Block Zero, the first block in the BTC chain was created on January 3, 2009, forming the origin of the Bitcoin network. The source code was made available 6 days later by the creator, or a team of currency makers, under the pseudonym "Satoshi Nakamoto". The first Bitcoin exchange was established on October 2009 - at that time you could buy BTC 1309.02 for USD 1.
The huge breakthrough moment was the first exchange of digital currency on the exchange. On October 12, 2009, USD/BTC transactions were made and 5,050 Bitcoins were purchased for 5 dollars and 2 cents. The first rationalization of cryptocurrencies, although symbolic, revolutionized the perception of BTC in the eyes of numerous investors. Another further milestone in the history of digital currencies was the purchase of the first material property. May 22, 2010 is commonly called the "Bitcoin Day of Pizza", or the worst investment in the history of cryptocurrencies. The transaction took place in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. Two pizzas with a total value of approx. UDS 25 were purchased for 10,000 Bitcoins.
With the release of version 0.3 of the Bitcoin client, information about the digital currency spread throughout the internet. An article published on a popular technology portal presented the project to a wider audience, thanks to which the BTC/USD exchange rate increased by 900% within 5 days, reaching the price of 8 cents. The rapid increase in the price of Bitcoin encouraged more investors and initiated an annual boom period on the market. Half a year later, on February 9, 2011, the value of a Bitcoin had reached the price of one dollar. It hit a peak on June of the same year - an article published on the Gawker portal proved to be a hit, conquering the Bitcoin network and reaching a significant group of investors, helping raise the BTC price to USD 31 during the week.
Get acclimatised to crypto with Zonda Global
We will conduct scheduled maintenance from 06:00 am to 06:30 am (UTC+2) on 04.04.2023
We are listing Render (RNDR) on Zonda
Next week we are listing RNDR, the token of The Render Network
We are updating our fee structure
To provide a better service to our customers, we are updating our fees for all markets on the exchange.
We won the award for Most Beginner Friendly Exchange Of The Year
We are at the AIBC Eurasia conference in Dubai this week and were honoured to receive this prestigious award.
Cosmos (ATOM) network upgrade
Cosmos (ATOM) network upgrade will take place on 15.03.2023 at 08:00 (GMT+1).
Scammers are using fake social media pages to impersonate Zonda!
Beware of fake social media profiles pretending to be Zonda
Details regarding the LPT airdrop distribution
We will conduct scheduled maintenance from 6:15 AM to 7:00 AM (UTC+1) on 06/03/2023.
We are not currently supporting Chiliz (CHZ) Chain 2.0
Please don’t make transfers using new Chiliz Chain 2.0 mainnet.
The Live Peer Token (LPT) airdrop is coming!
We will be running an airdrop of LPT tokens on 6 March.
4.04 Illegal Activities in Crypto
In this lesson, we explore recent statistics and discover insights about criminal activities related to ...
4.03 DLT Pilot Regime
The Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a pilot regime for market infrastructures based ...
4.02 Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
In this lesson you will learn more about the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA), which as a part of ...
4.01 Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA)
In this lesson you will learn more about MiCA, which aims to be the first comprehensive law regulating ...
3.03 The Dow theory: principles and statements
This lesson helps you understand the principles and statements of Dow’s theory.
3.05 Candlestick charts and patterns
This lesson focuses on understanding candlestick charts and patterns.
2.05 Bid-Ask spread and slippage
This lesson explains bid-ask spread and slippage.
2.04 Understanding market capitalization
This lesson centers on understanding cryptocurrency market capitalization.
2.03 Common crypto trading terms
This lesson is a compilation of the most commonly used crypto trading terms.
2.02 How to start cryptocurrency trading
This lesson explains a step-by-step process on how to start cryptocurrency trading.
Regulatory tightening and EU MICA - risk or opportunity
In this article, we’ll discuss the upcoming Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) bill proposed by the EU Parliament. ...
The 5 Main Types of Crypto Attacks
In this article, we’ll examine the five main types of attacks that target cryptocurrency users.
Crypto Trends in October 2022
It’s October! What's trending in crypto this month?
Crypto Trends in September 2022
It’s September! What's trending in crypto this month?
Bitcoin Showing Signs of Resurgence After Catastrophic Dip: What's Contributed?
The Crypto Winter looms even as Bitcoin’s price shows signs of stabilising and resurging. Read on to discover ...
Tesla Sells Bitcoin Holdings: Will This See the Beginning of a Trend for Other Businesses Who Hold Crypto?
Tesla has sold off 75% of its Bitcoin holdings. Click here to find out why and whether other businesses will be ...
Bitcoin Maximalism: What Is It?
Bitcoin maximalists are receiving more attention in the mainstream media. But what are they? Read on for ...
All About Crypto Seasonality
The total market capitalization of the top 100 cryptocurrencies has increased over the past seven years from ...
Getting to Grips with Arbitrage
The world of trading has many different tricks and tools refined over the years by strategists and financiers, ...
The Crypto Winter: Are There Any Advantages?
It seems that another crypto winter is among us, but what does it mean and are there any advantages? Click here ...