As Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has pointed out, “[Virtual currencies] may hold long-term promise, particularly if the innovations promote a faster, more secure and more efficient payment system.” In our increasingly digitalised economy, Bitcoin is quickly becoming an innovative alternative to legacy technology.
It’s easy to see why there is so much hype around Bitcoin, but where can people buy Bitcoins today?
One option is to mine them, though I’ll save you the hassle of going down that road. There are easier methods of getting a hold of Bitcoin, like purchasing it with a fiat currency.
Here is a guide for how you can buy Bitcoin.