28 Apr '16, 5pm

Larry Summers joins bitcoin firm as a senior advisor - Yahoo Finance

Larry Summers joins bitcoin firm as a senior advisor - Yahoo Finance

Summers, former Treasury secretary and former president of Harvard University, is joining DCG as a senior advisor. It is a reminder that Summers believes in the future of bitcoin, the crypto-currency that many fare still skeptical about . One year ago, speaking at the Museum of American Finance, Summers was asked about bitcoin and said, "We have seen so little innovation cumulatively directed at taking the frictional costs out of the system. The notion that there’s going to be a lot of innovation and experimentation around how those frictional costs can be taken out feels like a very important kind of idea.”

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