FAQ?

Can you create more bitcoins?

Can you create more Bitcoins? Once the expected amount of Bitcoins has been reached, that is, the 21 million created, no new Bitcoins can be created, since its production is limited. At this point, the miners who previously earned their profits through the mining block reward will stop obtaining it and will have to look for other means of profit.

Who created Bitcoin?

- Bitcoin Magazine - Bitcoin News, Articles and Expert Insights Who Created Bitcoin? Bitcoin was created by Satoshi Nakamoto, (almost certainly) a pseudonym, that no one has been able to conclusively connect to an actual person or group of people to this day. Nakamoto vanished from the internet in 2011, leaving few clues as to who they might be.

How are new bitcoins created and rewarded?

The miner or mining pool that mines a block is rewarded through the block reward, a set amount of bitcoins agreed upon by the network. The bitcoins included in the block reward are all new bitcoins. This is the only way that new bitcoins are created.

How often are new bitcoins created?

This means new bitcoins are generated every 10 minutes. Anyone can publically verify the creation of new bitcoins using a block explorer. Eventually the block reward halves many times and becomes so small that no new bitcoins can be created.