Dogecoin is an open-source cryptocurrency established in 2013 by Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus. Dogecoin features a Shiba Inu, a Japanese dog breed, as its logo.
Who was Dogecoin created by?
The Dogecoin (DOGE) was launched in December 2013 by two software engineers (Jackson Palmer and Billy Markus), who created the payment system as a sarcastic meme coin (a type of cryptocurrency that originated from an online meme or viral image).
Who created the doge meme?
John Monarch, an Upstate man credited with kicking off the doge meme phenomenon, said he never expected what came from a Reddit post he made in 2010. Monarch saw an ad carousel on Reddit with pictures of multiple dogs including the now-famous Kabosu, who belongs to Atsuko Sato, a teacher and blogger in Japan.
Did Elon Musk ever own Dogecoin?
Elon Musk is a staunch Dogecoin holder and supporter. Other famous supporters include Snoop Dogg, Gene Simmons, and Mark Cuban.
Will Dogecoin reach $1?
And since the current price of Dogecoin is not even 50% from its all-time high, we may be waiting until 2032 for DOGE to hit $1.
Where did DOGE start from?
Exactly where this happened is hotly contested. Some genetic analyses of modern dogs suggest they arose in East Asia, whereas other genetic and archaeological evidence indicates our pups came from Siberia, the Middle East, Western Europe, or perhaps multiple places.