Norwegian Man Forgets About $26 Bitcoin Investment, Makes $850,000

  • With a single bitcoin currently priced around $210 , Koch’s investment would be worth more than $1 million.
  • An offhand $26 investment in bitcoins has turned into an $850,000 windfall for one very lucky Norwegian man.
  • Koch reportedly had to scour his memory for the password to the encrypted wallet that held his investment.
  • Gizmodo points out that Koch’s small initial investment is worth even more today .
  • Koch is said to have discovered the virtual currency while writing a thesis on encryption and decided to put down a small investment out of sheer curiosity.

An offhand $26 investment in bitcoins has turned into an $850,000 windfall for one very lucky Norwegian man.

According to Norwegian news outlet NRK,
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Norwegian Man Forgets About $26 Bitcoin Investment, Makes $850,000

  • With a single bitcoin currently priced around $210 , Koch’s investment would be worth more than $1 million.
  • An offhand $26 investment in bitcoins has turned into an $850,000 windfall for one very lucky Norwegian man.
  • Koch reportedly had to scour his memory for the password to the encrypted wallet that held his investment.
  • Koch is said to have discovered the virtual currency while writing a thesis on encryption and decided to put down a small investment out of sheer curiosity.
  • Koch isn’t the only person who has benefitted from the rise in bitcoins’ worth and popularity.

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An offhand $26 investment in bitcoins has turned into an $850,000 windfall for one very lucky Norwegian man.

According to Norwegian news outlet NRK,


Norwegian Man Forgets About $26 Bitcoin Investment, Makes $850,000