Panthers’ Russell Okung Becomes First NFL Player to Be Paid in Bitcoin
Okung’s $13 million salary is being split 50-50 between bitcoin and fiat by way of Zap’s Strike product.
The recent bull run was largely about bitcoin as an asset. The Lightning Network is a grander vision, and developers say it's slowly becoming a reality.
“Your move, Brian Armstrong, come play basketball in my court,” says Strike’s CEO.
Jack Mallers discusses Bitcoin, El Salvador and how Strike can capture the power of open networks to spread further than fintech.
“Tether is no longer a part of anything,” Jack Mallers said on the “What Bitcoin Did” podcast.
An emotional Jack Mallers announced the news at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.