Ledger, one of the longest standing crypto industry startups, has been hard at work in this ongoing Bitcoin bear market. In spite of the company’s tight-packed schedule, NewsBTC got the lucky chance to sit down with President Pascal Gauthier and Head of Asia-Pacific Benjamin Soong to talk about an array of subjects: building out infrastructure in a bear market, Asia’s crypto scene, and the prospects of mainstream adoption of this innovation.
The Scathingly Cold Crypto Winter
NewsBTC: How has this crypto winter played out so far?
Pascal Gauthier: There’s “crypto winter” and there’s “nuclear crypto winter.” I think that 2015-2016 was like nuclear crypto winter, meaning that nobody wanted to touch Bitcoin anymore. Bitcoin was dead, etc. And at the time, financial institutions believed that Bitcoin was evil, drug money, and all the other things we’ve read in the past. The difference here is that this stage of the cycle is just a winter, in a sense that you know people are thinking…
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