Research and Insights by Tim Leung, Ph.D.
Professor and Senior Research Advisor
In 2009, Bitcoin (BTC) was introduced to become the first decentralized digital currency. Since then, Bitcoin has been accepted by thousands of merchants and vendors, and the cryptocurrency market has seen enormous growth. Today, there are more than a thousand of cryptocurrencies besides Bitcoin, such as Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and more that are being traded on major cryptocurrency exchanges internationally.