Autumn radtke a 28 year old american ceo of bitcoin exchange firm first meta was found dead in her singapore apartment on feb. Quadriga canada s biggest cryptocurrency exchange said it s unable to gain access to 145 million of bitcoin and other digital assets after gerald cotten its 30 year old ceo and co founder died.
Bitcoin inventor satoshi dead by design satoshi s internet footprint death as well as the fact that his one million coins have not moved have both been great for bitcoin.
Founder of bitcoin dead. Autumn radtke 28 the american chief executive of singapore based virtual currency company first meta. Nakamoto s absence also bodes well for the project s bona fide as a decentralized project. One of the most enduring mysteries of bitcoin is the identity of its founder satoshi nakamoto little is known about him.
Satoshi nakamoto is the name used by the presumed pseudonymous person or persons who developed bitcoin authored the bitcoin white paper and created and deployed bitcoin s original reference implementation. 28 according to first meta s website radke had lived in. The project has been able to grow beyond the shadow that a creator can cast.
As part of the implementation nakamoto also devised the first blockchain database. Satoshi nakamoto the creator of bitcoin is reportedly a 64 year old japanese american man who lives in california makes parts for model steam trains using computer aided design and has spent. Facebook it appears bitcoin s recent turmoil has claimed its first life.
28 year old autumn radtke ceo of bitcoin supposedly jumped to her death last week. In the process nakamoto was the first to solve the double spending problem for digital currency using a. This year a total of 9 other prominent international bankers have killed themselves within a matter of only a few weeks.
His last communication was in april 2011 two years after the network came. Gerald cotten the 30 year old founder of the bankrupt cryptocurrency firm qaudrigacx died from complications of crohn s syndrome while honeymooning in india with his wife on december 9 2018. Dec 30 bitcoin the andromeda strain of computer science research smblog 14 669 04 dec 29 why bitcoin investors are like stamp collectors the sidney morning herald 14 617 28 dec 29 why bitcoin is the largest ponzi scheme in human history linkedin 14 617 28 dec 28 the great bitcoin scam forbes 16 064 44 dec 27 bitcoin is an implausible.