JP Morgan’s CEO Under Fire For Calling Bitcoin A Fraud
Article from CNBC by Eugene Kim.
If JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon was trying to set off the bitcoin community with his criticism of cryptocurrency, he succeeded.
On Tuesday, Dimon called bitcoin a “fraud,” described it as “not a real thing” and said, “someone is going to get killed.”
Crypto enthusiasts took little time in firing back — on Twitter and on TV. We emailed Fred Wilson, a partner at Union Square Ventures and one of the first investors in bitcoin-related start-ups, to get his thoughts on Dimon’s comments.
“You have to have an open mind to be able to see the future,” Wilson said.
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