BTC At 20k And ETH At 1.5k By 2018: Reddit’s Cofounder Keeps His Prediction
The co-founder of Reddit and Initialized Capital comments that Bitcoin is “certainly the most robust” crypto right now and is also “one of the best proofs” that cryptocurrencies are an excellent means of storing value, especially in the times like we have today.
He argued that his prediction of the value of the 2 main cryptos in the global market cap has strong chances of being met. For the famous investor, Bitcoin will reach at least $20,000, and Ethereum will reach $1,500 before the end of the year.
He commented that Bitcoin is a good investment despite the high volatility of prices. Scalability efforts and its growing adoption make it an exciting option for those with a long-term vision.
“As volatile as it’s been, we see [Bitcoin] continuing to go up over the long term.”
According to Mr. Ohanian, Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptos, in general, can not only contribute to building a better economic ecosystem but also a better way to interconnect data
Better Times Ahead
Ohanian believes that thanks to cryptos it is possible to promote the construction of a “new internet” based on “the idea of being able to browse with a store of value.”
Internet of value is an idea that has been circulating over the last years in the cryptoworld, even though it has not yet become a reality. Despite these difficulties, Ohanian sees cryptos as a “changing sign of the times” and as a “viable alternative that is showing more and more credibility over time.”
However, unlike some anarchists and maximalist enthusiasts who overestimate the influence of cryptocurrencies, Ohanian was explicit in mentioning that he is “not calling for the end of fiat or anything like that.”
Ohanian Invests in a Better World
He commented that with the creation of Initialized Capital, he search to invest in startups that have a development potential within the crypto money ecosystem. In his statements he mentioned that his VC firm was one of the first to invest in Coinbase during its birth:
“We’re looking for those companies who are building the robust but very unsexy infrastructure that’s probably not going to make a headline anytime soon.”