Roger Ver, the CEO of Bitcoin.com and the driving force behind Bitcoin Cash remains positive about the world of crypto and has told Bloomberg the “future is brighter than ever”.
In an interview, he put aside his issues with Bitcoin to reiterate that there remains a foolproof case for further adoption.
“Long term, the future’s brighter than ever; there’s more awareness, there’s more adoption, there’s more stuff happening all over the world,” he told Bloomberg, further stating:
“Of course I’m incredibly bullish on the whole cryptocoin ecosystem.”
Ver spoke as the fortunes of BTC, his preferred BCH fork and recently-formed rival BCH SV continued to head south.
While BTC has rebounded slightly from annual lows around $3,500 seen last month, BCH shows no signs of achieving the same. It is currently trading at $140 – its lowest ever price since its launch in August 2017.
When asked to elaborate on the BCH hard fork that spawned the two competing chains on Nov. 15 and sparked off the hashwars, Ver declined to criticize.
“I think we need to build an economy [based] on actually using cryptocurrencies as currencies rather than just a bunch of speculators speculating,” he continued:
“…That’s the goal with Bitcoin Cash, both the SV camp and the ABC camp – and I wish every cryptocurrency good luck if they’re trying to bring more economic freedom to the world by making (themselves) useful as currencies for the world.”
In August, BCH developers released their Wormhole protocol, designed to attract projects into using the BCH blockchain to issue their own tokens, instead of using the current industry standard Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. However, Stellar which has a similar offering has taken the 4th largest coin by market cap from Bitcoin Cash and it is unclear if it will recover from its recent fork.