The one-time chief executive of social media giant Twitter and payments platform Square is now focused solely on Block (Squareâ€™s new crypto-themed name). Jack Dorsey is perhaps Silicon Valleyâ€™s leading Bitcoin evangelist. Heâ€™s called the cryptocurrency the â€œnative currency of the internet,â€ and has worked to bring that about. Before stepping down from Twitter this year, he integrated BTC Lightning payments. His payments app, CashApp, a unit of Block, sees a tremendous amount of bitcoin buying.
Fun fact: Jack Dorseyâ€™s first tweet, in fact the first tweet ever â€“ â€œjust setting up my twttr,â€ made on March 21, 2006 â€“ sold as a non-fungible token (NFT) this year for over $2.9 million in ETH. Dorsey immediately converted the funds to BTC.
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