Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein has offered his view on the future of bitcoin. He said if he were a regulator, he would be “hyperventilating” at the success of bitcoin right now and he would be arming himself to deal with it.
Lloyd Blankfein Shares His View on the Future of Bitcoin
Former Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein discussed bitcoin on CNBC Monday. He was asked about how he sees the future of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies considering that BTC appears to be going mainstream as big firms are now getting involved.
“It could work,” Blankfein admitted. He then explained that “at the end of the day, currency is supposed to accomplish a couple of things. It’s supposed to be a medium of exchange and a store of value.”
He described bitcoin as “a store of value that can move 10% in a day, that if you lose the code or you lose the slip of paper, it’s lost forever, or if somebody takes it from you, how will you know. So the store of value element is a little bit tough.” As…