07 May '13, 8am

How 23-year-old Charlie Shrem became a millionaire through #Bitcoin

How 23-year-old Charlie Shrem became a millionaire through #Bitcoin

At just 23, Charlie Shrem, a self-confessed Bitcoin geek, says he’s a millionaire. As the founder of Bitcoin transaction company BitInstant, Shrem has transacted $14m in Bitcoin since setting up the business in 2011 with Wrexham-based Gareth Nelson (yes! There’s a Briton behind Bitcoin). What probably has made him a millionaire is being one of the earliest adoptors of Bitcoin. In fact, he’s currently the vice chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation , one of the biggest groups promoting Bitcoin.

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