The Cryptocurrency Conundrum Part 1 | What is cryptocurrency and how/why did cryptocurrencies emerge?

The first product that thrust cryptocurrency into relevance and the public conversation was Bitcoin. Satoshi Nakamoto originally designed a solution with one main goal: to develop a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. In other words, an electronic way for one person to pay/transact with another person. ┬áBecause of many previous attempts (and failures to create a…