It’s always refreshing to come across a person who remains unbowed in the face of stiff opposition. One such person is Bobby Lee, the chief executive of Bitcoin China, the longest-running Bitcoin exchange in the world until it was shut down by the People’s Bank of China. Despite this, Bobby Lee remains defiant against the authorities in China by staying extremely optimistic on the future of Bitcoin.
Not Backing Down
On the same day that the People’s Daily, the media outlet for the Communist Party in China, said that cryptocurrency was a bubble, Bobby Lee was saying different to the Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC).
Lee remained defiant against Chinese regulators concerning Bitcoin and vigorously defended the cryptocurrency by stating:
Chinese are crazy about bitcoin because they love speculation, investment and making money. My advice to Hong Kong investors is to hold at least one percent of their assets in it, in the interests of diversifying their assets. Hong Kong is better than China, because you have no foreign exchange controls.
Bullish on Bitcoin’s Future
In spite of China’s actions against virtual currency, Lee remains extremely optimistic on the future of Bitcoin. He told the FCC that Bitcoin would reach a price of $100,000 in this year and would soar to $150,000 by 2021…