You may have noticed reports about Bitcoin’s value recently – its price is headed into the stratosphere.
The crypto-currency’s recent meteoric price rise over the summer has seen one Bitcoin go from being worth $1,500 in early May to more than $5,000 over the weekend, before dropping to $4,654 at the time of publication.
And that has got all kinds of people interested – people like Andrew Beckwith, a DJ who goes by the name Supersede. “I play restaurants, lounges, nightclubs, corporate events,” he says.
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But he also invests. Beckwith has just taken his first step into the world of crypto-currencies, having converted $100 into Bitcoin.
“I don’t know how far it’s going to grow,” he explains, “but if something is growing at hundreds of per cent, that’s a pretty valuable return.”