January 3, 2019 marks Bitcoin’s 10th Birthday as Bitcoin’s first genesis block was mined 10 years ago. Crypto enthusiasts everywhere celebrated the day, and took time to reflect on this nascent asset class and share words of praise.
The CEO of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, was among these individuals celebrating as he took to Twitter to proclaim his love for Bitcoin in a tweetstorm consisting of 14 tweets.
Coinbase CEO Celebrates Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary
Armstrong kicked off his celebration with this tweet:
1/ Today is a big day for Bitcoin, as it marks 10 years since the Genesis Block. Some people think I don’t like to talk about Bitcoin (😀), but today I have a few words to say
— Brian Armstrong (@brian_armstrong) January 3, 2019
He shared how he first heard about Bitcoin and why it intrigued him so much, explaining that he first discovered Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper in 2010 after seeing a link on Hacker News.
Armstrong quickly became obsessed…