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In this conference session, Jack Mallers, Ghazi, Money Man, Sean Culkin, and Russell Okung sat down to discuss something that Mallers pioneered; People pay with bitcoin.
The innovation in this sector of the Bitcoin industry has been fast moving and will be the cause of great changes in the world economy in the future.
“I think this is going to be a revolution,” Mallers said of the impact of Bitcoin-denominated paychecks.
Ghazi agreed, saying, “Ultimately, I think the most important thing was the peer-to-peer nature and how quickly you can get money from someone and that’s why I put a lot of time and energy into it.” As the advancements in lightning technology enabled instant value transfer, the value of such technology quickly became apparent, the panel found.
Culkin also agreed, saying, “Everything turned around for me when I started to see myself as a company. In this economic environment, I have to do what every other company does, and that is to stop seeing cash as an asset, but as a liability. ”
Okung went on to describe the strategy behind it: “So I literally took dollars and made them the best asset in history. And when it shot up, people were insanely excited, but the most important thing for me was: my wealth changed. And I didn’t shoot again in the head for that to happen. That’s damn bitcoin, isn’t it? ”
The benefits of this weren’t limited to athletes; “As an artist, it’s definitely attractive because you can get paid in real time. It has the technology to pay you in real time. When you stream records you can get paid instantly instead of waiting a month, two months to 3 months or 6 months, “said Money Man of the possibility for artists to get paid in Bitcoin.
The panel made it clear that the users of this technology were very impressed with the benefits they are reaping.
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