Who is Bitcoin’s founder? Elon Musk believes THIS computer genius is behind cryptocurrency
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that Bitcoin was not founded by Satoshi Nakamoto but a computer scientist Nicholas “Nick" Szabo.
New Delhi: Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that Bitcoin was not founded by the individual who goes by the alias Satoshi Nakamoto 12 years ago in 2009, but by a computer scientist Nicholas “Nick" Szabo.
The world’s richest man made the claim in Lex Fridman’s podcast. Fridman is an AI researcher. During the podcast, Musk also said that several people think that he is the founder of the world’s largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin.
However, Musk, on numerous occasions, has clarified that the claim of him being the founder of Bitcoin is untrue. In the podcast, the billionaire also pointed out that he is unaware of the real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto. He added that on the other hand, Szabo checks all the boxes indicating that he could be behind Bitcoin.