FAQs

The Basics: Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that exists on the Bitcoin network.

What is the Bitcoin Network?

The Bitcoin network is a decentralized network of computers that operates on cryptographic protocols. No single entity owns or operates the Bitcoin network, the infrastructure of which is collectively maintained by a decentralized user base. The Bitcoin network allows people to exchange tokens of value, called bitcoin, which are recorded on a public transaction ledger known as a blockchain.

What is a Blockchain?

A blockchain is a public transaction ledger that records digital currency transactions (called “blocks”). The Bitcoin blockchain is the blockchain that records bitcoin transactions on the Bitcoin network.

The Basics: Gold

What is Gold?

Gold is a metal that has historically served as a store-of-value.

What is the #DropGold campaign?

Grayscale Investments launched their #DropGold campaign on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. #DropGold is our ad campaign which focuses on the emergence of Bitcoin as an alternative to investing in gold. It’s not only about building awareness around Grayscale and GBTC, but also about the emergence of digital currencies as a viable asset class. The campaign aims to shift the mindset around modern investment opportunities and portfolio allocations. For more information about our campaign, please visit www.dropgold.com.