WASHINGTON: Bill Gates, the world's richest man and founder of Microsoft, has suggested that you should buy a bitcoin only if you are richer than Elon Musk.
Bill Gates says that unless you are the richest person in the world, you should avoid buying bitcoin digital currency.
In an interview with Bloomberg, Bill Gates, the world's third richest man, said that ordinary people should not invest in bitcoin, it is also harmful to the environment, it requires a lot of energy to mine.
Elon Musk, founder of companies such as Tesla and Space Access, has invested more than 1.5 billion in the bitcoin currency. The value of the bitcoin increased by more than 400% in one year, but now it is back. Despite the decline, people around the world are increasingly interested in this digital currency.
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Bill Gates said that Elon Musk has a lot of wealth, he is also very smart, so there is no need to worry that the price of his bitcoins will go up and down, but those who do not have that much money should not buy bitcoins. Earlier, in an interview, Bill Gates said that the way cryptocurrency works, it paves way for certain criminal activities and it is better to get rid of it, one can live without it.