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BLOOMBERG: A 30-Year-Old Crypto Billionaire Wants to Give His Fortune Away
The Economic Club of New York has hosted kings, prime ministers, and presidents, as well as Amazon.com Inc.’s Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon. Central bankers’ comments at the 115-year-old organization have moved markets. Sam Bankman-Fried, a 30-year-old cryptocurrency billionaire, is probably the first person to play a computer game while giving a talk.
As the featured guest one morning in February, Bankman-Fried looks schlubby as usual, reclining on a gaming chair in blue shorts and a gray T-shirt advertising his cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, his mop of curly hair flattened by his headphones. He’s speaking by Zoom from his office in the Bahamas.



MARKETS INSIDER: FTX's Sam Bankman-Fried says crypto would get a boost if the Fed turned less hawkish and that 'there's not nearly enough' investment in innovative NFT applications

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said Thursday that a more dovish central bank could boost token prices and highlighted potential in NFT investing as his crypto exchange also takes on a venture capital role.

In a wide-ranging Thursday interview with the Economic Club of New York, the 29-year-old crypto billionaire noted monetary supply and the Fed's signals on hiking rates to tame inflation have been moving markets lately, with "a tight coupling between crypto and stocks" also evident.


Founder and CEO of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried

ECNY: Hosting Webcast Virtual Event

ECNY Crypto Series

In our first meeting of our 2022 Crypto Series, Sam Bankman-Fried, Founder and CEO of FTX, will discuss the dynamic cryptocurrency landscape. With the emergence of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), Sam will weigh-in on their impact on the crypto market.