“I love how new technology makes our lives easier, and to me that’s exciting. Bitcoin unites my fans around the world using one currency. They can just pay using bitcoins!” - Mel B., the first mainstream musician to accept bitcoin as payment.
"I have invested in some bitcoins myself, and find it fascinating how a whole new global currency has been created. For people who can afford to invest a little in bitcoins, it’s worth looking into. Many people and organisations are" - Richard Branson, founder & CEO of Virgin.
"Scarcity will go up as time goes by, and what does that mean for incentives in going into the Bitcoin system. That means that you should get into the Bitcoin system now. Early. You should be an early adopter. Because your Bitcoins are going to be worth a lot of money one day." - Julian Assange
"Bitcoin is a techno tour de force. Someone who’s interested in finance can help drive innovations such as digital currency that reduce transaction costs so that poor people can borrow at five percent a year instead of 15 percent." - Bill Gates
"We want a money that some government mandarin can’t just whisk into existence with a pen stroke. Bitcoin is that." — Patrick Byrne, CEO of overstock.com, the first major online retailer to accept Bitcoin.