Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Nominated For Nobel Prize

Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of the digital currency called Bitcoin was nominated to receive the Nobel Prize in economics in 2016.

The proposal was presented by Bhagwan Chowdhry, an economics professor at the University of California in the United States. Chowdry believes the technology presented by Satoshi is the most significant development of the 21st Century and will have immense implications in the way finance will be conducted in the future.

Chowdhry explains:

”I can hardly think of another innovation in the field of economy in recent decades with such influence […]. Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin Protocol has spawned exciting innovations in the FinTech space by showing how many financial contracts”

The only problem is that nobody knows who Satoshi Nakamoto is a pseudonym for the real creator of Bitcoin, who was never publicly presented and no one knows where he lives or in which university or institution he works in.

All that is known about Satoshi Nakamoto is that he published his White Paper back in 2009 and vanished from the internet in 2011.

In this white paper he carefully describes the development of a decentralized digital currency system he calls Bitcoin. This new virtual currency enables users to perform

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