Untold Stories: Stephen Pair on Founding The Oldest Crypto Payment Company
Join Charlie and BitPay Founder and CEO Stephen Pair, who gave up a brilliant career with IBM to found BitPay, the oldest crypto payment company. They share their unique perspectives on
The gorgeous simplicity of the white paper and how it gave rise to Bitcoin
Using existing technology and coding language
They tackle the role of banks in crypto and the pros and cons of mining Bitcoin versus buying it. Stephen also talks about the thinking behind BitPay, building the platform and the launch, a time when he was happy for a handful of transactions a day. Today, BitPay moves a massive and growing volume of Bitcoin because companies get real value from using the payment system.