Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Is Going to Get Much Bigger

Wednesday 02 December 2020, 6:20 AM AEST - 1 month ago

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss – the founders of the Gemini Exchange in New York – recent mentioned in an interview that theyre extremely confident bitcoin will reach a price of roughly $500,000.

Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Will Reach $500K

While this isnt likely to occur right away, theyre confident the spike will happen within the next ten years, so we can likely expect to see bitcoin reach this pinnacle before 2030. The worlds number one cryptocurrency by market cap is making headlines this morning as for a brief period during the early hours, bitcoin managed to reach its all-time high, which it first attained in December three years ago.

The currency had been in something of an unstable elevator ride since then, losing more than 70 percent of its value by the end of 2018 and falling all the way to about $3,500 per unit. From there, the currency spent the next five months in the doldrums before finally spiking to $5,000 in April of 2019.

While the currency did, in fact, spend the summer months of that year trading in five-figure territory, it was not to end 2019 on a high note. The currency ultimately dropped into the low $7,000 during December of last year and ended things on a rather mediocre note.

Now, with the rise in coronavirus cases, people are beginning to see bitcoin as a store of value and not just as a speculative asset. This new attitude has brought bitcoin up from the high $3,000 range about eight months ago to the $19,000+ its reached today, and while the price is no doubt large and impressive, the Winklevoss Twins still believe that the run is not quite over.

In an interview, Tyler Winklevoss mentions:

Our thesis is that bitcoin is gold 2.0, that it will disrupt gold, and if it does that, it has to have a market cap of $9 trillion, so we think it could price one day at $500 ...

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