Ten years ago, Laszlo Hanyecz spent 10,000 Bitcoins on two pizzas. Today, that would be worth about $ 91 million and he has no regrets at all.
Today, the entire crypto community is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the so-called ‘Bitcoin Pizza Day’. Exactly ten years ago, Laszlo Hanyecz, a programmer from Florida who also contributed to Bitcoin code in the past, made the first documented purchase of physical goods using Bitcoin.
Above all, the acquisition of Hanyecz was a proof of concept, made to show that Bitcoin – more than a “passion geek”At a time when almost nobody knew about it – it could and should be a“ real ”currency, a true medium of exchange.
The evolution in values since then
Ten years later, the total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies accumulates more than $ 254 billion. Meanwhile, the two protagonists in this space are still celebrating this historic purchase.