Bitcoin: ‘I’m part of a crazy wave’

In its early days, Bitcoin might have been dismissed as a quirky tech sector fad. But it is rapidly evolving into the mainstream and has already made some people rich. If once Bitcoin was seen as a tool for money launderers and drug dealers, it has recently become as commonplace a topic at middle-class dinner parties as house prices. There are advertisements on the London Underground proposing ways to invest. It's been on the newspaper front pages. There are anecdotes of taxi drivers who say they've borrowed money to buy Bitcoin. And every day, another expert cautions investors that these are just the kinds of things to watch out for if you want to avoid investing in a bubble that's about to burst. So who is still holding onto their Bitcoins, as the price continues to fluctuate? 'It's been really exciting... being part of a crazy wave' Alessandra Sollberger, 29, first invested in Bitcoin in 2012 when each was worth about $9. She had been reading about it o…
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