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Are cryptocurrencies in a bubble?

According to Erik Voorhees, we might be in two. In a video interview from his company’s headquarters, the ShapeShift CEO sits down for a Q&A session to talk crypto asset valuations, lesson learned from the emerging market and the mistakes he’s made as a crypto investor.

Notably, Voorhees believes potential buyers should consider bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies as separate markets, ones that won’t necessarily rise and fall together. Both may be overvalued, but both have their long-term potential as well.

Read our full profile or hear Erik in his own words below:

Video by Ali Powell at 40 Thieves Films

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