Crypto CEO to Preach Bitcoin at Gold Mining Investor Conference

The next bout in the ongoing Bitcoin versus gold debate looks set to take place on the home-court of advocates of the shiny precious metal. A CEO from a crypto asset investment firm will be speaking later this month at a large event held for those wanting to invest in the traditional mining industry.

The drawing of similarities between the two asset classes is nothing new. However, recent efforts by Grayscale Investments have intensified the debate over which is better suited as a store of value.

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The world’s most popular crypto asset by market capitalisation will be represented this year at the third annual Mining Investment Europe event held in Frankfurt, Germany later this month. Whereas the event typically focuses on global investment opportunities related to the traditional mining industry, this year, crypto will have a platform too.

Swinging for Bitcoin’s corner will be Patrick Lowry, the CEO and Managing Partner of Iconic Holding, a crypto asset management firm that was founded in early 2017 and is apparently “the world’s first decentralized venture capital group.” Previously, Lowry was an auditor at PwC and has experience in venture capital investments and private equity.

According to a Twitter post, from a division of Iconic Holding, Lowry’s presentation will be titled “Why Bitcoin is the New Digital Gold.”

Joining Lowry over the course of the weekend of the 18th to the 19th of June will be names more typical for a precious metals and resource mining investor conference. Representatives from the World Gold Council, the Swiss Mining Club, the Australian Government, and other companies and institutions focused on mining investments will…

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