In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Bill Gates was probed about his views on Bitcoin.
The Microsoft co-founder kept his stance neutral, expressing that unlike his counterparts, he was not convinced of Bitcoin as an investment asset and may not be joining the Bitcoin bandwagon just yet. Gates said:
“I don’t own Bitcoin, I’m not short Bitcoin, so I’ve taken a neutral view. Bitcoin can go up and down just based on the mania or whatever the views are. I don’t have a way of predicting how that will progress.”
Gates’ comment about “Bitcoin going up and down based on mania” may not be entirely false, as evidenced by Dogecoin’s sudden surge in price due to