The Bitcoin Magazine FOMOmeter – Bitcoin Magazine

As bitcoin the asset eclipses all-time price and market cap highs, and Bitcoin the decentralized network continues to prove its value proposition as an alternative to fundamental issues within the legacy system, waves of investors are feeling the FOMO (or, “fear of missing out”).

Metrics like the price of BTC, unique addresses used or confirmed transactions per day can offer glimpses into the growth of Bitcoin FOMO on a network scale. But they don’t highlight the whales, institutional leaders and influential figures who are publicly signaling support for Bitcoin and bringing significant net worth and legacy clout with them.

So, to account for some of the institutional figures who have publicly FOMO’d into Bitcoin, we present the Bitcoin Magazine FOMOmeter. Below, you’ll find our list of the most influential people who have jumped onto the BTC bandwagon, along with the earliest known date of their conversion, some highlights from their resume and their most bullish sentiments on record.

Ricardo Salinas Pliego

Public FOMO Date:

November 17, 2020: Pliego announced publicly that he holds bitcoin on November 17, 2020.

Estimated Net Worth:

$12.7 billion

Bio:

Founder and chairman of telecommunications, media and financial services conglomerate Grupo Salinas. Mexico’s second-wealthiest citizen.

Bullish Sentiments:

“Bitcoin protects the citizen from government expropriation… YES. I have 10% percent of my liquid portfolio invested.” – Translated from Twitter

Stanley Druckenmiller

Public FOMO Date:

November 9, 2020: Druckenmiller first indicated his preference for Bitcoin on November 9, 2020.

Estimated Net Worth:

$4.4 billion

Bio:

Hedge fund manager and former chairman of Duquesne Capital. Famously shorted the British pound with George Soros in 1992, netting billions of dollars in profit.

Bullish Sentiments:

“I’m a bit of a dinosaur, but I have warmed up to the…

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