Bitcoin Market Overview
At the very least, can I buy portions of Bitcoin?
For those who are new to the crypto community, there's great news—you can buy any fraction of a single bitcoin! Bitcoin's smallest unit is called a “satoshi.” It represents one hundred millionth of a bitcoin, or 0.00000001 BTC, and is named after Bitcoin's anonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto.
Never mind, do you have to buy 1 whole Bitcoin? Since so much emphasis is placed on how much “one” bitcoin is worth across the industry, new users often come in thinking that if they want to participate, they'll have to fork over tens of thousands of dollars to buy a whole bitcoin. ...
No matter, what's the lowest amount of Bitcoin I can buy?
How much Bitcoin can you buy for $100?
Bitcoins are divisible by eight decimal points, or 1/100 millionth of one, and these fractions are called Satoshis, after Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym of the murky and mysterious creator of the cryptocurrency. If $100 is your cap, that'll currently buy you about 0.0143 Bitcoin.