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Bitcoin Magazine is one of the original news and print magazine publishers specializing in Bitcoin and digital currencies. Bitcoin Magazine began publishing in 2012, and was founded by Vitalik Buterin and Mihai Alisie. It is currently owned and operated by BTC Media in Nashville, Tennessee.
Vitalik Buterin became interested in bitcoin in 2011, and co-founded the periodical Bitcoin Magazine with Mihai Alisie, who asked him to join. The first issue of the magazine was released in May 2012. The magazine was mailed to subscribers worldwide, sold at Barnes & Noble, bookstores and published online. Bitcoin magazine was the first magazine dedicated to crypto currency. Bitcoin Magazine today is under the BTC Media Group umbrella.
Growth to print magazine
In 2012, Bitcoin Magazine began publishing a print edition and has been referred to as the first serious publication dedicated to cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin Magazine is now owned by BTC Media, which is the media and publishing subsidiary of BTC Inc., who acquired the magazine in 2014 from Coin Publishing LLC. BTC Media also publishes yBitcoin, Let’s Talk Bitcoin and Distributed.
Bitcoin Magazine ceased publication of their print magazine and currently posts content on https://bitcoinmagazine.com. In its place, BTC Media created yBitcoin.
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