Who Is Involved?
I think it's a technical tour de force but that it is an area where governments are going to maintain a dominant role.
Founder of Microsoft and richest person in the world
Bitcoin is exciting because it shows how cheap it can be. Bitcoin is better than currency in that you do not have to be physically in the same place and, of course, for large transactions, currency can get pretty inconvenient.
CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and the second richest person in the world
Bitcoin is a remarkable cryptographic achievement and the ability to create something that is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value
Executive Chairman, Google
There's a big industry around and, you know people have made fortune out of bitcoin.
Co-founder of Virgin group & 7th richest in teh UK with a net worth of US$4.9 billion
I do think Bitcoin is the first [encrypted money] that has the potential to do something like change the world.
Co-Founder of Paypal and investor in Bitcoin merchant processor Bitpay