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1.Prior to Bitcoin (1970s–2008): The idea of digital currencies was first put forth in numerous attempts to develop digital cash systems in the 1970s. However, none was widely adopted because to problems with technology and trust. 2.The Creation of Bitcoin (2008): In October 2008, a person or organisation using by the alias Satoshi Nakamoto published a whitepaper titled "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System." The "genesis block," which is considered to be the first block of the Bitcoin blockchain, was mined by Nakamoto in January 2009, making Bitcoin formally operational. 3.Early Adoption (2009–2013): In the beginning, cypherpunks and computer enthusiasts were the main users of Bitcoin. In 2010, Laszlo Hanyecz famously spent 10,000 BTC on two pizzas to make history as the first Bitcoin buyer.
4.Expansion of Alternative Cryptocurrencies (Altcoins) and Cryptocurrencies (2011–2013): Following the success of Bitcoin, numerous alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins), including Lite coin (2011) and Name coin (2011), appeared, extending the potential of blockchain technology.
5.Mt. Gox and Exchange Issues (2013–2014): In 2014, the once-largest Bitcoin exchange experienced a serious cyberattack that caused it to collapse and resulted in the loss of thousands of Bitcoins. This incident made it clear that safe bitcoin exchanges are necessary.
6.Ethereum and Smart Contracts (2015): In late 2013 Vitalik Buterin proposed Ethereum, which was introduced in 2015. Ethereum introduced a more powerful blockchain platform. Decentralised applications (dApps) and currencies could be created on Ethereum's blockchain thanks to the execution of smart contracts.
7.The boom of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in 2017: New cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects raised money through token sales during the ICO craze. Due to possible fraud and scams around this time, regulatory vigilance also intensified.
8.Interest from Institutions (2017–2018): As the price of Bitcoin soared in late 2017, traditional financial institutions began expressing interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Hedge funds and investment companies started buying digital assets.
9.Decentralised Finance (DeFi) (2020–present): DeFi, which offers financial services including lending, borrowing, and trading without middlemen, has become a well-known use case for cryptocurrencies.