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In March 2018, Dorsey, along with several investors including [[Litecoin]] creator [[Charlie Lee]], donated a total of $2.5 million to [[Lightning Labs]] in order to develop the [[Lightning Network]], a [[scaling]] solution for bitcoin.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/15/lightning-labs-just-raised-millions-from-jack-dorsey-and-others-to-supercharge-blockchain-transactions/|name=Lightning Labs just raised millions from Jack Dorsey and others to supercharge blockchain transactions|org=TechCrunch|date=June 25, 2018}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/15/jack-dorsey-among-backers-of-blockchain-start-up-lightning-labs.html|name=Jack Dorsey is among backers of blockchain start-up Lightning Labs|org=CNBC|date=June 28, 2018}}</ref>
 
In March 2018, Dorsey, along with several investors including [[Litecoin]] creator [[Charlie Lee]], donated a total of $2.5 million to [[Lightning Labs]] in order to develop the [[Lightning Network]], a [[scaling]] solution for bitcoin.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/15/lightning-labs-just-raised-millions-from-jack-dorsey-and-others-to-supercharge-blockchain-transactions/|name=Lightning Labs just raised millions from Jack Dorsey and others to supercharge blockchain transactions|org=TechCrunch|date=June 25, 2018}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/15/jack-dorsey-among-backers-of-blockchain-start-up-lightning-labs.html|name=Jack Dorsey is among backers of blockchain start-up Lightning Labs|org=CNBC|date=June 28, 2018}}</ref>
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In February 2019, Dorsey responded to Twitter user @ThomsonCrypto's question, "which coins/tokons you holding??" Dorsey replied, "I only have bitcoin." When asked how many coins he possessed, he said, "enough."<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-05/twitter-s-jack-dorsey-prefers-bitcoin-with-his-red-wine?srnd=premium-europe|name=Twitter's Jack Dorsey Says the Only Crypto He's Holding Is Bitcoin|org=Bloomberg|date=February 15, 2019}}</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 16:29, 15 February 2019


Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey.jpg
Occupation CEO
Employer Twitter, Square
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Twitter @jack
Personal Twitter @jack
Website Twitter.com

Jack Dorsey is the founder and CEO of Twitter, and the founder, CEO, and chairman of the payment system Square.[1][2]

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Dorsey told attendees at the Consensus blockchain conference in May 2018 that he believes the Internet will one day have a native currency. He said he is not certain which currency it will be, but hopes it turns out to be bitcoin.[3] He repeated this sentiment in an interview on the podcast, "The Joe Rogan Experience" in February 2019.[4] Dorsey has also said that he is interested in integrating bitcoin as a payment option for Square.[5]

In March 2018, Dorsey, along with several investors including Litecoin creator Charlie Lee, donated a total of $2.5 million to Lightning Labs in order to develop the Lightning Network, a scaling solution for bitcoin.[6][7]

In February 2019, Dorsey responded to Twitter user @ThomsonCrypto's question, "which coins/tokons you holding??" Dorsey replied, "I only have bitcoin." When asked how many coins he possessed, he said, "enough."[8]

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