Cryptocurrency: History of electronic money

Cryptocurrency has evolved ever since the release of cryptographic protocols into the public domain in the 1970’s. A series of research and development in cryptographic protocols, some thought experiments, and after some beta tests by cypherpunks and cryptographers it ultimately culminated in the ultimate release of Bitcoin in 2009.


Evolution of Digital Money

This study aims to lay out a fundamental base to piece together the developments that have unfolded in the realm of Digital Money over the past decades. By inspecting where we are and where we are heading, we can position ourselves to make best use of the opportunities presented.