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Why a Norwegian Billionaire Is Betting on Bitcoin's Positive Environmental Potential

Aker’s new Seetee division is out to prove bitcoin can be a force for positive environmental change.

March 18, 2021

Aker’s new Seetee division is out to prove bitcoin can be a force for positive environmental change.

This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io and Casper, and this week’s special product launch, NEM.

Today on the Brief:

  • Followup on the FOMC meeting
  • $3.1M for an anonymous team
  • Could we finally see a bitcoin ETF?

Our main discussion: Aker ASA’s new Seetee bitcoin division. NLW explores:

  • Why a Norwegian billionaire is buying into bitcoin
  • Why the move is part of a larger institutional shift
  • Why Seetee founder Kjell Rokke believes bitcoin can spur positive environmental change

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