Since the last time The Investors Podcast covered crypto currencies in 2015, the price of Bitcoin has increased by over 1000%. Additionally, other competitive blockchain technologies like Ethereum have emerged. During this week’s episode, Preston and Stig talk to leading crypto-expert, Tuur Demeester. Tuur is a world-renown economist and investor that focuses on Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies. During the discussion, Tuur explains some of his opinions on why some technologies and protocols are more advantageous and secure than others.
Within the last five years, numerous billionaires have suggested that digital currencies are going to be the next big thing. For example, Bill Gates, Google’s Eric Schmidt, Peter Thiel, Richard Branson, and Patrick Byrne. Below are a few video’s highlighting these individuals comments on block chain technology.
At the start of the episode, we play 15 minutes from our previous podcast on Bitcoin so people can understand the basics of blockchain technology. After that quick recap, we play our full interview with Tuur.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- What the fundamental value of Bitcoin is
- Why Bitcoin might continue to be the dominant cryptocurrency
- Why Bitcoin could split into multiple currencies
- The main differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum
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Preston’s and Stig’s episode about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies