Wallet software provider Blockchain has opened its three millionth bitcoin wallet, having doubled downloads in less than a year.
Speaking to CoinDesk, CEO Peter Smith could not confirm how many of Blockchain's wallet accounts are active (ie contain funds) for privacy reasons. However, he pointed to record-breaking transaction volume as a sign of bitcoin's user growth.
"You can look to the 140% (approx.) year-over-year growth in the number of transactions powered by our software daily to get a sense for activity, which, as a company focused on making it easy to transact, is really encouraging," he said.