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Moving the Chain is an ongoing series from Blockchain WTF that shines a spotlight on folks who are making an impact in the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.
Roger Ver has been investing in bitcoin-related startups since 2011. The voluntaryist (a person who works to achieve a free society through non-violent means) became a millionaire at the age of 25, after starting his own computer parts business.
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By now even most casual investors have heard of Bitcoin. It’s being covered by major media outlets and is a hot topic that is being discussed by some of the biggest names in the financial industry.
However, long before the popular altcoin was making headlines on CNN, there was (and still is) a Bitcoin community.
It started out as a very small community. A community of dreamers who believed that an alternative currency and the technology behind it, could change, not only the way we do business but perhaps even the financial industry as a whole.