Elon Musk to Accept Payments in Bitcoin?
Elon Reeve Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, Tesla Inc has just surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person. Musk’s net worth hit $186 billion on Wednesday. The Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos held the world’s richest person title since October 2017 and, Musk just passed him by $1.5 billion as the share price of Tesla rose by 4.8%.
Elon seemed to be having mixed thoughts about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in the past. A Few days ago, Musk tweeted a meme showing his temptation in Bitcoin. The MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor replied to the tweet saying, Musk should consider the conversion of Tesla’s balance sheet to Bitcoin. Musk’s reply was “if transactions that size event possible.” After a while, Elon tweeted that “Bitcoin is almost as bs as fiat money.”
Ben Mezrich, the famous author who wrote the Accidental Billionaires, tweeted recently saying he is “never turning down getting paid in Bitcoin again.”
Showing some enlightenment about his view towards Bitcoin Musk replied: “me neither.”
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