it seems Hanyecz is not phased about his deal. Bitcoin aficionados use that milestone every year to track the growth of the cryptocurrency. Hanyecz says he isn't bitter, which is more than I can say for myself. Laszlo Hanyecz, names/Aliases laszlo, laszloh, active, 2014, known for. The Forbes E-book On Bitcoin, secret Money: Living on Bitcoin in the Real World, by Forbes staff writer Kashmir Hill, can be bought in Bitcoin or legal tender. First buyer of a good, laszlo Hanyecz ( laszlo ) made the first documented purchase of a good with bitcoin when he bought two Domino's pizzas from jercos for 10,000 BTC. As of this writing, after taking a hit from a ban on new purchases by the Chinese government, the price is down to about 700 per Bitcoin. These days Bitcoins are more likely to be accepted for a purchase from.
Speculators, the media and who knows who else got wind of Bitcoin, and the price shot up to over 1,200 at the beginning of December. While bitcoin's value has grown astronomically since 2010, its price is at an especially high peak right now. That one bitcoin today could buy you more than 100 20 pizzas let alone what the 10,000 bitcoins Hanyecz spent in 2010 could buy. Hanyecz's pizza purchase was a big deal because no mainstream retailers accepted bitcoin as a form of payment at the time. That amount of the cryptocurrency was then valued. Bitcoin transaction, in which a Florida man paid for two pizzas with the cryptocurrency. Pizza providers worldwide offer discounts to bitcoin users to commemorate laszlo's purchase. You can make the pizza yourself and bring it to my house or order it for me from a delivery place, but what I'm aiming for is getting food delivered in exchange for bitcoins where I don't have to order or prepare it myself, kind. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups.