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Bitcoin: The Road to the Financial Mainstream Infographic

Bitcoin: The Road To The Financial Mainstream ELLIPTIC October 2008 Bitcoin is born "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System," is published by Satoshi Nakamoto. May 2010 March 2013 August 2013 The first Bitcoin purchase US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Bitcoin market capitalisation reaches $1 billion 10,000 bitcoins for a pizza issues regulatory guidance on bitcoin November 2013 August 2013 August 2013 Bloomberg First US Senate hearings Bloomberg introduces bitcoin ticker Bitcoin ruled a currency on bitcoin in US court December 2013 January 2014 January 2014 G 中国 银行 BANK OF CHINA China Central Bank Elliptic launches Overstock.com bars financial institutions from the world's first insured bitcoin becomes the first major retailer to accept bitcoin handling bitcoin transactions storage service - Elliptic Vault July 2014 June 2014 Feburary 2014 FBI New York State Department of Financial Services announces the US government auctions HMRC eliminates VAT seized Silk Road bitcoins "BitLicense" on bitcoin trading and publishes comprehensive tax guidelines July 2014 July 2014 August 2014 GABI European Banking Authority George Osbourne buys bitcoins GABI launches the world's first regulated bitcoin investment fund publishes opinion on "virtual currencies" and announces HM Treasury Call for Information on digital currencies January 2015 December 2014 October 2014 New York Stock Exchange Microsoft begins accepting bitcoin payments First bitcoin derivatives makes major strategic investment in Coinbase traded on a regulated exchange January 2015 Elliptic Vault achieves KPMG accreditation ISAE3402 Standard Our Predictions for 2015 Q1 2015 The UK government announces policy on digital currencies Q1 2015 New York's BitLicense comes into effect Q2-3 2015 The EU announces plans for a regulatory framework for digital currency businesses Q2-3 2015 Launch of the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) Q3-4 2015 A major bank issues its own cryptocurrency/block chain product Q3-4 2015 Bitcoin transaction rate reaches 50ok per day Q3-4 2015 A country begins accepting tax payments in bitcoin www.elliptic.co hello@elliptic.co @elliptic IME

Bitcoin: The Road to the Financial Mainstream Infographic

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In this infographic we chart the key events that have catalysed bitcoin’s evolution from a niche technology to the forefront of financial innovation, and make some predictions for 2015.

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