Roger Ver, chief executive officer of Bitcoin.com, poses for a photograph during the Bloomberg Invest Asia conference in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Central banks need to embrace cryptocurrencies, Ver said. Photographer: Paul Yeung/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesPaul Yeung — Bloomberg via Getty Images
Once known as “Bitcoin Jesus,” Ver is now the most outspoken evangelist for Bitcoin Cash. The controversial fork of the Bitcoin network represents the “big-block” version of the original Bitcoin blockchain, meaning its designed to handle greater transaction throughput. Fluent in Japanese, Ver runs Bitcoin.com from Tokyo and remains the epicenter of a large cryptocurrency community there.
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