Satoshi Nakamoto

Satoshi Nakamoto was the pseudonymous person or group of people who designed and created the original bitcoin protocol and launched the bitcoin network. Beyond bitcoin, no other links to this identity have been found. His involvement in the original bitcoin protocol does not appear to extend past mid-2010.

Nakamoto was active in making modifications to the bitcoin network and posting technical information on the BitcoinTalk Forum until his contact with bitcoin users began to fade in mid-2010. Until a few months before he left, he was responsible for most of bitcoins software, only rarely accepting contributions.

In April 2011, Satoshi had communicated to a bitcoin contributor saying he “moved on to other things.

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