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Bitcoin Goes Mainstream: One Million Wallets Hold At Least One BTC in Q1 2023

Bitcoin Goes Mainstream: One Million Wallets Hold At Least One BTC in Q1 2023

The first quarter of 2023 has been favorable for Bitcoin (BTC), which saw massive gains since the start of the year.

As a result, there has been a noteworthy rise in the number of cryptocurrency wallets holding at least one Bitcoin, with the figure coming close to one million holders.

According to data from the cryptocurrency tracking platform LookIntoBitcoin, this is a new all-time high.

Furthermore, the crypto analytics platform Santiment reports that the total number of Bitcoin holders is increasing at the quickest pace since early 2021. Recently, the number of addresses holding any amount of Bitcoin has surpassed 46.16 million, following a similar pattern observed between January and April 2021.

The rising number of people holding Bitcoin in their wallets could be due to traders becoming increasingly content with long-term investments.

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At the time of writing Bitcoin’s price has increased by 3.6% in the past 24 hours to $29,150 – a 70% YTD growth.

In the first quarter of 2023, Bitcoin has outperformed the top five major indexes.

Recently, PlanB released a new long-term chart called Bitcoin Market Stages, which suggests that Bitcoin has entered a new bull market as of early 2023.

He predicts that Bitcoin will surge 100% by 2024, approaching the $55,000 – $60,000 range.

Alexander Stefanov

Reporter at CoinsPress

Alex is an experienced finance journalist and a cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiast. With over five years of experience covering the industry, he deeply understands the complex and constantly evolving world of digital assets. His insightful and thought-provoking articles provide readers with a clear picture of the latest developments and trends in the market. His passionate approach allows him to break down complex ideas into accessible and insightful content. Follow up on his content to be up to date with the most important trends and topics - stay ahead of the curve with CoinsPress.

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