E11EVEN Hotel & Residences co-founder Mark Roberts claims he was the first to allow cryptocurrency deposits on the propertytelling “Morning with Maria“On Monday, which he believes,” those who do not accept it will be left behind. ”
Roberts referred to the Bitcoin 2021 conference held in Miami, Florida earlier this month, where conference organizers estimated about 50,000 people attended to talk about Bitcoin rapid growth and a potentially promising future.
“I think this whole movement tends to increase the number of buyers paying with cryptocurrency, and we are very pleased to be the first to take cryptocurrency for deposits. the property“, – said Roberts on Monday, adding that he considers it” a wise move. ”
“I think this will be one of our most important decisions,” he stressed.
Roberts noted that “we got a huge response” and had already collected the first 10% of cryptocurrency deposits before the company announced that the digital currency would be accepted.
“We now have about a month to get our second 10% deposit,” he said, noting that, in his opinion, it would also be around 10-15%.
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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remain unregulated in the US financial system.
Bitcoin fell from an all-time high of $ 64,829 to $ 40,000, according to Coindesk, but is still growing about 40% from the beginning of the year to Monday.
Bitcoin, like many other cryptocurrencies, faced sharp falls last month.
The plummeting cryptocurrencies began when Tesla announced that does not accept digital currency as payment for their cars, which was a cancellation earlier announcement… Potential environmental damage that can result from mining bitcoins was named as the reason.
“When there is confirmation of reasonable (~ 50%) clean energy use by miners with a positive trend in the future, Tesla will resume permitting bitcoin transactions,” Musk wrote.
Roberts admitted on Monday that “there is volatility” around cryptocurrencies, but stressed that from conversations with people, especially with the younger generation, “all you hear about is cryptocurrencies.”
“All they want to do is pay with crypto, and I think those who don’t will be left behind,” Roberts said.
“I don’t think this is something that can be stopped. I think that the momentum is too strong and like everything else, we are trying to be pioneers in order to be [at] the vanguard of what’s next, and I just think that people who don’t accept it, don’t study it, don’t recognize it, will remain in the dust on cryptocurrencies. “
FOX Business’ Dagen McDowell asked Roberts if he would be liquidated immediately when he received a cryptocurrency deposit “to remove the volatility of the digital currency”?
“This is all so new, we are studying this movement and trying to embrace this movement,” replied Roberts.
“We are dealing with a legal adviser, we are dealing with our accountants, we have a lot of meetings, and by the time we take the second deposit, we will have a really solid plan of action,” he added.
Ken Martin of FOX Business contributed to this report.