Pitts฿urgh Bitcoin Effort

Dedicated to making Pittsburgh one of the largest Bitcoin cities.

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Our Plan

To work with local businesses; setting them up within the bitcoin economy so the city can attract this new industry.

Our Services

Service Setup

Showing merchants the ins and outs of the applications tailored for them.


Provide lessons on the basics of Bitcoin.


We are more than happy to help and assist the Bitcoin enthusiasts of Pittsburgh.

Strengthening Pittsburgh

Position the businesses of Pittsburgh to be ready for this monetary evolution.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a decentralized network?

A decentralized network is one that has no single point of failure or control. The Internet, TOR, and BitTorrent are all decentralized networks.

What companies currently accept Bitcoin?

This list of companies that accept bitcoin as payment for goods grows every day. The list includes Microsoft, Dell, OverStock, Whole Foods, Fiverr, Dish Network, Apple App Store, Sears, Kmart, Home Depot, and the list continues.

What is a Bitcoin node?

A bitcoin node is a computer that stores the entire list of transactions. The more nodes that exist the faster the network becomes.

How many Bitcoins exist?

Every 10 minutes another 25 get added until mid 2016; at that point the number added drops to 12½. The total number of whole coins that will be produced is 21 million.

How much is Bitcoin worth?

The price of a whole bitcoin changes. For the most up to date price visit BitcoinAverage.com.

Is 21 million coins going to be enough?

No, but that is why a bitcoin can be divided into 100 million smaller pieces. The smallest piece is called a "Satoshi", after the pseudonym of the creator. This means that there will be 2.1 quadrillion Satoshi's in existance once all mining is complete. However, if need smaller divisions could be made.