SVB Financial Group Places Cryptic Bitcoin Message in Annual Report

SVB Financial Group Places Cryptic Bitcoin Message in Annual Report

Late Thursday evening when Gil Luria of Wedbush Securities and Iannounced on Twitterthat Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) is probably the first public company to purchase and hold Bitcoin, there was an additional filing that same evening I made note to review. This filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission was theannual report (10K) for SVB Financial Group. SVB Financial Group offers "diversified financial services through Silicon Valley Bank, SVB Analytics, SVB Capital, SVB Global and SVB Private Bank, SVB Financial Group {which} provides clients with commercial, investment,....


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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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