‘If you’re not a billionaire’ in 10 years ‘it’s your own fault,’ says 20-year-old bitcoin tycoon

Bitcoin has mounted an uncanny resurgence from the depths of a virtual winter for the cryptocurrency market, with bullish, long-term investors extolling the virtues of digital assets as the opportunity of a lifetime and touting the benefits of sticking it out through the volatile price swings.

One such bitcoin proponent, Erik Finman, harbors an unusually upbeat prediction for the enterprising few, willing to take a chance on bitcoin and blockchain.

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Finman told MarketWatch in a Tuesday interview that bitcoin, and its ilk, could be a veritable lottery ticket for those with the intestinal fortitude to hold on to or invest directly in the asset for at least the next decade.

Finman said bitcoin could certainly mint more than a few millionaires, over time, reiterating comments that he had made to Business Insider Germany back in January.

However, he told MarketWatch that he was willing to take those earlier comments one step further as bitcoin rebounded from its recent lows:

“I 12,000% believe that,” he said, “I believe that you could be a millionaire by investing in blockchain and bitcoin.” He said blockchain, the technological backbone for crypto assets like bitcoin and bitcoin cash












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