Richard Branson: I’m ‘Excited’ To Be Backing Blockchain Wallet and Its Co-Founders

Richard Branson: I’m ‘Excited’ To Be Backing Blockchain Wallet and Its Co-Founders

Virgin founder and entrepreneur Richard Branson has publicly voiced praise for wallet provider Blockchain. In a blog post Monday, Branson, who invested in the startup’s recent Series B funding round, also complimented co-founders Peter Smith and Nicolas Cary. “What we like is that the Blockchain team, run by co-founders Peter Smith and Nic Cary, have built a platform that will allow them to be the custodian of any digital assets should alternate use cases of Blockchain technology reach critical mass,” he wrote. Blockchain’s latest funding was a considerable success and marked the largest....


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At this point, Bitcoin is neither a legitimate form of currency nor an investment. Until it gains widespread acceptance and price stability, it will never be a mainstream method of payment. And from an investing perspective, Bitcoin's uncertain future and the lack of any meaningful fundamental metrics make it a speculation at best, and gambling at worst.

Anton Ivanov - Founder of DreamsCashTrue.com