Events that have consolidated the Bitcoin

The value of bitcoin has been consolidated when:

– more and more services and e-businesses have started accepting bitcoins (2013),
– the miners started to lose (2013),
– Baidu has integrated bitcoins into its payment platform (2013),
– similarly for Virgin (2013),
– the US tax authorities have decided to consider Bitcoin as a property whose transactions are subject to taxation (2014),
– the US electoral commission allows donations in bitcoins (2014),
– Paypal partially allows bitcoins (2014),
– Japan’s central bank recognizes Bitcoin as a means of payment (2014),
– the number of distributors exceeds 1680 worldwide (2017),
– Australia recognizes Bitcoin as money (2017),
– Goldman Sachs starts trading bitcoins (2017).