To understand what the two terms mean, let us explain them.

· ​Bitcoin: with a capital letter stands for the decentralized P2P network designed to help facilitate transactions with no mediator. Bitcoin’s protocol is openly published, and developers can always review the code and modify the software to make it better.

· ​bitcoin – with a lowercase ‘b’ stands for the coin, which is the native currency of the Bitcoin network. Bitcoin powers transactions on the network, and it is also called BTC for short.