Bitcoin Success Stories
Bitcoin is one of the most affluent cryptocurrencies in the world today, along with other counterparts like Ethereum, Ripple, etc. But Bitcoin is far ahead compared to its competitors. It has not yet reached its peak value because not a lot of people are aware of the possibilities of Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
According to the information collected from various sources, it is estimated that there is a cap of a maximum of 21 million bitcoins that can be produced. And this literally means that there lies a great scope of investing and thus earning in the future.
But some great people have spotted this opportunity much earlier. And this blog is about them or their Bitcoin success stories. In its initial stages, Bitcoins cost far lesser than they do now. It was almost 2000-3000 % less! And hence the people who invested in Bitcoins in the beginning or at the time when Bitcoin was crashing badly have turned out to millionaires today.
Let’s have a read about those people who have amassed huge fortunes through Bitcoin.
#1.Mr. Smith – The Wanderlust
Mr. Smith is a mysterious millionaire and chose to stay incognito when he gave an interview to the Prestigious Forbes magazine. He became a millionaire from the cash made from Bitcoin. He is now traveling around the globe with the money made from Bitcoins! Sounds interesting, right?
Mr. Smith graduated from the college in the year 2008 and was working as a Software Engineer in the Silicon Valley. He came to know about the Bitcoin from one of his colleagues when the value of Bitcoin rose tenfold over a course of five days. After researching for a few months, he decided to invest $3000 into Bitcoin.
And he actually forgot about his investment till the year 2013, that’s when BTC price started to rise. He sold some of his Bitcoin collections and then decided to quit his job to travel around the world. And that’s what he does now!
#2.Erik Finman – High School Dropout
A 15-year-old boy named Erik Finman got motivated to try his hand at investment in the year 2012. On an Easter day, his grandmother gifted him a thousand dollars! Erik decided to buy Bitcoins for all the money he had received. He bought Bitcoins for all the money he had received. A year later, his money was worth $100,000 and he sold all his Bitcoins. And with this money, he decided to open his own business venture, called Botangle.com. Botangle is a web venture which provides video tutoring services and pays all its employees in Bitcoins.
Visit his Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/erikfinman
#3.Jeremy Gardner – The Owner of ‘Crypto Castle’
Jeremy Gardner is also another person who made his fortune by investing in the cryptocurrency during its initial stages. He began to do much research about the cryptocurrencies and in 2014 he was convinced that Bitcoin was there to stay and thrive in the future!
In exchange for cash, Gardner’s friends granted him few bitcoins and Gardner began feeling overwhelmed about how he could work with this cryptocurrency with nothing more than an internet connection. He also loved the fact that there was no centralized regulatory body for Bitcoin.
He thus invested a few thousand dollars and within a few spans of time, his net worth just got doubled. And at the age of 25, Gardner became a self-made millionaire. He literally began from zero. He went off to a rough start in life, dropping out twice from the college. But the Bitcoins which he bought during the beginning stages helped him to make his fortune!
He is the co-founder of the Crypto Castle, a three-story residence in San Francisco where the Cryptocurrency entrepreneurs will stay and cooperate. Many startup firms like Augur and Comma.ai were built in this house!
Visit his Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/disruptepreneur
#4.Carlson Wee – The First Employee at Coinbase
Carlson Wee became a believer in Cryptocurrency once he learned about its existence. He sent his resume to Coinbase wallet and was selected as its first employee in the year 2013.
During that time, not many people even knew about the existence of Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum etc. But still Carlson Wee was among those minority who had invested their money in the Bitcoin.
Moreover, Wee also managed to get his employer to agree to pay his salary in bitcoins rather than fiat money! His assets are now worth more than 200 million US Dollars.
Visit his profile:https://www.forbes.com/profile/olaf-carlson-wee/#3311414a4b53
#5.Charlie Shrem – The Founder of BitInstant
Charlie Shrem was one of the early advocates of Bitcoins since its arrival. And he has successfully earned millions from the Bitcoin fortune. He was a senior at Brooklyn College in the year 2001 and was a computer geek interested in the cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. He bought his first 50 Bitcoins at $3 each! And when it reached up to $20 he bought thousands more.
He is the founder of the Bitcoin exchange – BitInstant. His newly founded firm became the favorite choice of investors to convert USD to BTC. Today, Shrem’s estimated worth is about 45 million US Dollars!
Visit his Twitter profile:https://twitter.com/charlieshrem
Hope all the folks out there got some inspiration from these Bitcoin success stories! With the advancement of digital technologies, anyone can become rich by investing in the right coin at the right time. Do thorough research and make the right investment move to reap the best!
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