Tesla founder Elon Musk became the center of attention for the Bitcoin community again February 21 after revealing he still only owned 0.25 BTC.
Musk: I Still Have 0.25 BTC, No Altcoins
Following coverage of his describing Bitcoin as “brilliant” in a podcast by disruptive investment firm ARK Invest earlier this week, Musk tweeted that despite his enthusiasm, he had marginal amounts of the cryptocurrency.
“…I still only own 0.25 BTC, which a friend sent me several years ago. Don’t have any crypto holdings,” he wrote.
The balance remains unchanged despite previous Bitcoin applause from the Tesla mogul, who had already mentioned the gift in previous interviews.
His comments nonetheless swiftly attracted major attention, coming in light of an effort to make Musk participate in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network…