Tag: Peter Thiel

The Floating Island Project Will Get Its Own Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies could easily become the money of the future. Due to their global appeal and increasing popularity, it seems to be only a matter of time until such a transformation takes place. The Floating Island Project, however, is taking a slightly different approach. It will become the world’s first floating nation and apparently use its own cryptocurrency as a form of payment. The Floating Island Project and Vayron For those unaware of …
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PayPal’s Peter Thiel Calls Bitcoin “Digital Gold”

While many politicians and heads of corporations continue to lambast cryptocurrencies, PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel has backed Bitcoin yet again, calling the virtual currency the future of finance. Thiel has been a vocal proponent of Bitcoin for some time now, and has been advocating the use of cryptocurrencies and blockchain since 2017. In a recent interview, he compared bitcoin to gold bars placed inside a “vault that …
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