Billionaire investor Mark Cuban may not have a really optimistic outlook on cryptocurrency, however one factor he’s nonetheless open to—and has usually mentioned through the years—is operating to be president of the USA.
The entrepreneur, Shark Tank star, and Dallas Mavericks proprietor has entertained the concept with shocking regularity. The truth is, Cuban’s Wikipedia web page has an complete part dedicated to his presidential ambitions.
It got here up once more this week on the “Reset Your Mindset at Work” digital occasion co-hosted by Yahoo and Fortune, the place Cuban mentioned the US authorities’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and weighed in once more on the opportunity of him vying for the nation’s high job.
“It’s highly unlikely because of the timing, but stranger things have happened,” mentioned Cuban, as reported by Web page Six. “You know me, I’m an entrepreneur—I’m never going to say ‘no.’”
Cuban, a member of President Trump’s Nice American Financial Revival Business Group advisory committee, mentioned that Trump “could have done better [with the COVID-19 response], but when you have imperfect information, you make imperfect decisions.”
Earlier this month, Cuban claimed that the stock market is overvalued because of the pandemic, and that it’s not possible to correctly value corporations given market uncertainty. He additionally advised that stimulus funds ought to come on a debit card with a time restrict, and that the cash should be spent to assist stimulate the financial system.
Cuban is a proponent of blockchain expertise, however has been persistently knocked the potential of Bitcoin. He has criticized the cryptocurrency for its complexity to a mainstream viewers and mentioned that it has “no intrinsic value.”
In April, Cuban admitted on The Pomp Podcast that he really does have Bitcoin holdings because of the Mavericks accepting it for ticket and merchandise funds… simply not very a lot. In keeping with Cuban, he solely has about $130 in Bitcoin.
In brief, if Bitcoiners are in search of a crypto advocate to take the oath, it’s not Cuban.