Tim Draper’s 2018 Bitcoin Price Prediction Still Unlikely Two Years Later

Tim Draper’s 2018 Bitcoin Price Prediction Still Unlikely Two Years Later

In 2014, one of the more infamous Bitcoin VC’s, Tim Draper, predicted that the price per Bitcoin will hit $10,000 USD by 2018. We decided to revisit this prediction to see if it looks any more realistic two years in. Throughout the years, various experts have tried to predict the Bitcoin price, and most of them have failed miserably. Unlike other financial assets, Bitcoin is traded on the free market, which is exposed to many different influences. This makes it all but impossible for anyone to correctly predict the price at any given time.

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There will be a future where people will use Bitcoin, and they won’t even know they’re using it. At that point it’s everywhere — it’s a part of global finance, it’s a part of our everyday lives. In the same way using email was very difficult and the edge of technology… it’s always difficult, it’s problematic, it’s painful to use, and we’re at that point in Bitcoin right now. The point where we’re beyond it is the point where people don’t think of email as the bleeding edge of tech because it works so well everyone uses it… I think it’s going to get to that point.

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