Coin Shares’ Meltem Demirors: Bitcoin’s Better-Than-the-Rest Features Led Microsoft to Switch from ETH
The Chief Strategy Officer of Coin Shares, Meltem Demirors, went to speak at the CNBC about the Bitcoin rally. She stated that the narrative of 2019 has drastically shifted to Bitcoin from the other speculative assets that are in the market. She believes that with the conditions of last year, most investors were terrified to scale the token. There is a Shift to Bitcoin At the same time, it leads several institutions in the market to get a better understanding of the coin and build platforms and products that will revolve around it. “Last year we saw this crazy speculative bubble, we talked about the depths of the crypto crisis, I think a lot of people initially looked at Bitcoin and said ‘oh didn’t scale, it’s not fast enough’, and everyone tried to create new features that Bitcoin didn’t have and they learned that it was hard to do that.” While in the bear market most institutions were focusing their effort in creating use cases for the coin and build the relevant platforms that
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