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Satoshi Nakamoto

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
Pseudonym of the person (or group of people) who developed and spread the original Bitcoin idea and the world’s first blockchain network. Your real name is unknown or if it is a natural person, group of people or companies.

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