Inflation got you down? Welcome to Bitcoin

What if you could invest in the idea of the internet in 1994?

What if you could own something that redefines how we think about that thing itself?

Money as we know it, including your Federal Reserve Note, is created out of thin air, on the whim of a central bank. While they are not supposed to be political, they do serve at the pleasure of whoever is in power.

Bitcoin, by contrast, gets created via "proof of work" algorithms.

Proof-of-Work, or PoW, is the original consensus algorithm in a Blockchain network. In Blockchain, this algorithm is used to confirm transactions and produce new blocks to the chain. With PoW, miners compete against each other to complete transactions on the network and get rewarded.

No central authority or developer has any power to control or manipulate the system to increase their profits. Every Bitcoin node in the world will reject anything that does not comply with the rules it expects the system to follow.

Bitcoins are created at a decreasing and predictable rate. The number of new bitcoins created each year is automatically halved over time until bitcoin issuance halts completely with a total of 21 million bitcoins in existence.