08 Sep '13, 10am

What do influential people think about bitcoin?

What do influential people think about bitcoin?

Just like any other movement, bitcoin needs people who can be symbolic leaders. Specific examples are people like Gavin Andresen, bitcoin’s chief scientist, who works as the lead developer on the Bitcoin protocol. Another one is Patrick Murck, the Bitcoin Foundation’s general counsel, who has been busy helping to forge a path forward for regulatory compliance. These are people that are well qualified for their specific duties. Yet bitcoin needs influencers beyond that. It needs global leaders outside of cryptocurrency circles and people of some renown to speak out about it. So who has done this? Let’s take a look. Bill Gates When it comes to the business side of technology, Bill Gates has made himself a very wealthy individual. Often described as irascible during his time as Microsoft’s CEO, he has since mellowed now that he’s outside of the private sector. As the chairman...

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