What Happened When Bitcoin Made People Rich Quickly?
In 2013, one of the earliest Bitcoin conferences was held in San Jose, when one Bitcoin was worth $118. Now, 1 BTC goes for nearly $40,000, and the cryptocurrency industry has minted a new class of millionaires and billionaires with grand aspirations for the industry and the power it wields.
Help keep VICE News’ fearless reporting free for millions by making a one time or ongoing contribution here. – e
Subscribe to VICE News here: s
Check out VICE News for more: m
Follow VICE News here:
More videos from the VICE network: o
I’m a journalist who specializes in investigative reporting and writing. I have written for the New York Times and other publications.