Patrick Collison on Bitcoin

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Patrick Collison is the co-founder and CEO of Stripe, a software company that makes it easy for individuals and businesses to receive payments. He also an advisor to Stellar.

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Created by the pseudonymous Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer electronic cash system.

Finance and payments

Bitcoin reviews by Patrick Collison

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    Bitcoin: the largest real-life game of werewolf to date. And with central banks instead of villagers.

    2014-03-01 | Full Review

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    Bitcoin is backed by the full faith and credit of the frustration with incumbent financial institutions.

    2014-02-15 | Full Review

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I don't have a view on what the ultimate value of a Bitcoin will be nor do I care. I am interested in Bitcoin plain and simply because I believe it can be and possibly will be the financial and transactional protocol for the global Internet.

2013-11-24 | Full Review


If something is to displace Bitcoin now, it will have to have sizable improvements and it will have to happen quickly. Otherwise, this network effect will carry Bitcoin to dominance.

2014-01-21 | Full Review


Bitcoin takes powers from the central actors and returns it to merchants and consumers, savers and borrowers. Bitcoin brings back some pseudonymity in the transactions, and can be irrevocably traded like cash. And finally, it points a way towards a single currency – it is a bug, not a feature, that we have multiple global currencies with exchangers and transaction fees in between.

2013-11-07 | Full Review

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