BTC to be Main Coin Forever, PayPal Co-Founder Thinks

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, had a long speech at Economic Club Of New York 
16 March 2018   813

Venture capitalist and co-founder of PayPal Peter Thiel explained why he makes a "long" bet on bitcoin, during his speech at the meeting of the Economic Club in New York this Thursday. This is reported by CNBC.

In his opinion, bitcoin has all chances to become an asset that investors can use to protect their capital, that is, the new gold of the era of digital technologies

I would be long bitcoin, and neutral to skeptical of just about everything else at this point with a few possible exceptions. There will be one online equivalent to gold, and the one you'd bet on would be the biggest.
 

Peter Thiel

Co-founder, PayPal

At the same time, Thiel noted that for everyday calculations, bitcoin is not yet suitable. First of all, the crypto currency should be considered as a hedging instrument, which does not carry the systemic risks of traditional financial instruments.

I'm not talking about a new payments system. It's like bars of gold in a vault that never move, and it's a sort of hedge of sorts against the whole world going falling apart.
 

Peter Thiel

Co-founder, PayPal

He also noted that most of the qualities for which investors value gold are inherent in bitcoin. Moreover, most of the arguments against bitcoin will be fair for gold, he said.

First BTC Forks Battle to be Held on p2pb2b Exchange

p2pb2b exchange is going to challenge 'digital gold' fork
28 September 2018   433

Since the launch of the very first cryptocurrency, lots of developers were trying to improve Bitcoin and fix existing bugs. According to Bitcoin.com, there were 69 Bitcoin forks in total in the crypto market in April 2018 and only 10 of them were traded on exchanges. p2pb2b exchange has decided to figure out which of the forks deserve to be listed and currently holds Bitcoin Forks Battle for the first time in the history of the crypto market. The platform is not going to decide the destiny of coins itself. Instead, the community of traders will be voting for the best coins in their opinion. The winner will get a free listing on p2pb2b.

How does the Battle go?

Bitcoin Forks Battle is held on the p2pb2b exchange in 3 stages. Any of Bitcoin forks can participate. The following forks are already participating in the Battle: B2X, BCA, BCD, BCX, BIFI, BTCS, BTN, BTX, GOD, LBTC, NRO, SBTC, UBTC. There is still a chance for any other Bitcoin fork to join the competition. Only traders registered on p2pb2b with at least 0.003 BTC / 0.05 ETH / 25 USD on their account in order to exclude frauds. The voting itself is free.

  • Stage 1 - Qualification
    • The stage will last for 7 days and only 8 most voted coins will pass to the next round.
  • Stage 2 - Play-off
    • 8 coins will be randomly divided into pairs. A fixture list will be made and coins will participate in matches just like it works in football. There will be 6 matches in total, 24 hours each. 2 finalists will pass to the next stage. Coins that will make it to the play-off will receive a special offer for the listing within a month since the announcement of the battle results.
  • Stage 3 - The Final
    • The final stage will last for 5 days, the most voted coin wins the battle and gets a free listing of p2pb2b.

Bitcoin forks will finally get a chance to enter the crypto market and find its acceptance. Coin holders will be able to benefit from trading and an improved functionality that each fork has already presented. Check out the official website to participate in the Battle and choose the coin you like the most.

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p2pb2b cryptocurrency exchange has made a reboot after 4 years of work and introduced users a completely new platform for safe and profitable trading. The team is mainly focused on the needs of businesses and large enterprises. However, each participant of the crypto market will be able to find benefits in using p2pb2b exchange. Traders get high performance, safety, and client’s support. Businesses take an advantage of a possibility to list a new coin for 5 minutes, updated API, officially registered Estonian company. More information about the platform is available on the official website.