2021 marked the twelfth yr of bitcoin’s “official” existence, and after final yr’s halving the yr began and (largely) continued on a bullish word as many, myself included, anticipated bitcoin to breach the $100,000 and set loopy new highs. That was not the case, however bitcoin did have an enormous yr and at instances it looks like we’ve grow to be desensitised to main developments out there.
2021: The Yr Bitcoin Went Mainstream
Regardless of the good strides made by bitcoin, its builders and die-hard customers during the last 12 years, 2021 was the yr bitcoin actually went mainstream. A very powerful occasion that cemented bitcoin’s endurance and investability as an asset was in fact El Salvador turning into the primary nation to undertake bitcoin as authorized tender, absolutely embracing the digital asset as their very own.