SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert Meeting With Institutional Investors Regarding Bitcoin

SecondMarket CEO Barry Silbert Meeting With Institutional Investors Regarding Bitcoin

Barry Silbert, Source: Twitter. Founder and CEO of SecondMarket Barry Silbert revealed on Sunday that he's planned to be pretty busy today in meetings with institutional investors representing over $250 billion ath the Barclays Emerging Payments Forum at the Crowne Plaza in Times Square. The talking point? Bitcoin. Yes, bitcoin. Some very powerful people in the finance community are looking to talk digital currency. Silbert's tweet: Requests from 38 institutional investors representing +$250 billion to meet with me re bitcoin at Barclays Emerging Payments Forum tomorrow. It's unclear just....


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Bitcoin is the opposite of PayPal, in the sense that it actually succeeded in creating a currency. However, its payment system is lacking, and it is often used to make illegal transactions, such as to buy heroin. Until Bitcoin is used to make more legal transactions, I am a bit skeptical.

Peter Thiel, Co-Founder of Paypal