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There’s no question about it, 2017 is absolutely the year of Bitcoin. Over the last 12 months, the cryptocurrency underwent massive increase in value, as well as a surge in popularity all over the world. Bitcoin’s success will continue into 2018, but before we greet the New Year, let’s review the moments that shaped the fintech world’s 2017.

Bitcoin Cash is Bitcoin

It’s been a mammoth year for Bitcoin: In the past year, the cryptocurrency’s value has risen beyond analysts’—and naysayers—expectations, and resulted in wider mainstream adoption. Many of the important global retailers, including Starbucks, Subway, Dell, Expedia, and Microsoft, are already on board the cryptocurrency train.

2017, however, is also a year of hard forks for Bitcoin. It’s also the year that saw the rise of Bitcoin Cash.