Just a few days after adding the Bitcoin logo onto his profile, Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, has come out and admitted that he is a supporter of Bitcoin.
Speaking on the Clubhouse, an invite-only audio chat app, Elon said that despite being late to buying bitcoin, he revealed that at this point in time, bitcoin is proving to be ‘a good thing.’
According to Musk:
“I do think Bitcoin is a good thing. I’m a supporter of Bitcoin. I think Bitcoin is on the verge of getting broad acceptance by conventional finance.”
– CEO, Tesla & SpaceX
This is the first time that Musk has come out and supported the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, and admitted that bitcoin is indeed a valuable asset.
Clubhouse, a new social media platform, lets users discuss topics of intrest in live audio chat rooms and includes some of bitcoin’s biggst names as regular users.
Some of the big names you will find on Clubhouse include:
- Brian Armstrong – CEO, Coinbase
- Anthony Pompliano – Cryppto influencer and host of the Pomp Podcast
- Pierre Rochard – Strategist, Kraken Exchange
- Balaji Srinivasan – Angel Investor
- Erik Voorhees – CEO, ShapeShift
- Peter McCormack – Host of ‘What Bitcoin Did Podcast
While the app is still invite-only, it currently has a userbase of more than 2 million users.
Bitcoiners are already entering the platform and there is a sizable community and this is where the Elon Musk conversation took place.
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