The president and editor-in-chief of Forbes, Steve Forbes is a very, very optimistic about bitcoin. He calls bitcoin ” a high-tech cry for help’ is driven by a lack of trust in traditional currencies.
New media meets old media
He made his statements during a podcast by the Ark Invest’s CEO Cathie Wood. “The challenge for bitcoin to be just as reliable as gold. Gold has thousands of years to be able to work on the image of being reliable.”
From steak to dog food
Carving will begin, however, the movement of the bitcoin price: “beef Steak of the day, dog food for the next day.” However, he is showing that he is in the role of the bitcoin to understand. Not only here, but also to what bitcoin can potentially do to the financial markets:
“Bitcoin has a huge role to play in helping people in emergency situations around the world. Think of the governments ‘ work, which you want to control it, and you’re starving, and you want it to do.”
His progressive views on cryptocurrency and bitcoin are a somewhat surprising. Forbes is the magazine that since the old (since 1917) is mainly focused on the traditional markets as well.
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More support is found in unexpected places
Forbes is not the only one who’s having a crush on bitcoin. Jack Dorsey is the man on Twitter. In addition, he is also the director of the Square, a U.s.-based payment services. He says he is, every week, for ten thousand dollars to bitcoin to buy.
In the sports world, there is increasing recognition of bitcoin. NBA basketball player Spencer Dinwiddie went so far as to that he has the contract to tokenizen. Anyone who is interested to invest in his career.
Another well-known sportsman and a bitcoin maximalist’s Russell Okung. He will be playing Football in the NFL. And after the sports season, he is very active in bitcoin and twitter, and he teaches NFL players about the benefits of using bitcoin. He is also calling for it to receive his salary in bitcoin. In addition, he organizes meetups in Los Angeles to bitcoin adoption, and encouraging.
But it is not only the individual players are a big fan of bitcoin. Also, teams are doing more and more often, something with the computer. In this regard, the 19th of October special. Football club Watford carries with it the bitcoinlogo on the shoulder, and at that date, and they’re playing an away game against the champions league holders in a stadium of 60,000 people.
The match is being screened all over the world, so a large audience will be exposed to bitcoin.