Bitcoin anniversary message appears in Times Square, NYC


  • In Times Square, a mysterious message about Bitcoin’s creator popped up, marking 15 years since its start.
  • Bitcoin’s price surged past $45,000, showing strength despite economic uncertainty.
  • Analysts predict further growth if Bitcoin holds above $45,000, with potential resistance near $47,000 to $50,000.

A cryptic message referencing the creator of Bitcoin has emerged on digital billboards in the heart of New York City, marking the 15th anniversary of the cryptocurrency’s genesis block. 

Funded by an anonymous donor and publicized by Colin Wu, a prominent Chinese reporter and crypto insider, the advertisement pays homage to the origins of Bitcoin and its transformative impact on the global financial landscape.

Commemorating Bitcoin’s Genesis block

The message, displayed prominently in Times Square, features a quote attributed to Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin: “The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on the brink of second bailout for banks.” 

This excerpt, encoded into the genesis block of Bitcoin’s blockchain, alludes to the economic conditions prevailing at the time of Bitcoin’s inception and underscores the cryptocurrency’s role as a response to the traditional financial system’s vulnerabilities.

Against economic uncertainty, Bitcoin has demonstrated remarkable resilience, recently surpassing the $45,000 mark in price. This surge in value reflects technical prowess and underscores the enduring vision behind Bitcoin’s creation. Despite recent volatility, Bitcoin has found firm support at the $42,000 level, a testament to bullish sentiment among investors.

Outlook and potential growth

Looking ahead, analysts point to key resistance levels near the $47,000 to $50,000 range, which, if breached, could signal further growth and a potential retesting of all-time highs. 

Market observers emphasize the importance of maintaining support above the $45,000 level, with positive sentiment buoyed by factors such as the potential approval of Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and increased mainstream adoption.

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Benson Mawira

Benson is a blockchain reporter who has delved into industry news, on-chain analysis, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc.His area of expertise is the cryptocurrency markets, fundamental and technical analysis.With his insightful coverage of everything in Financial Technologies, Benson has garnered a global readership.

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