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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Talks Blockchain, Clarifies His Stance on Bitcoin


Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Talks Blockchain, Clarifies His Stance on Bitcoin

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is showing no signs of slowing down when it comes to emerging technology. During an interview with Totle CEO David Bleznak at the Crypto Invest Summit in LA, Wozniak announced that he will continue to get more involved with blockchain-based technology businesses, specifically those using tokens.  The tech mogul recently became the Co-Founder of blockchain-based venture capital tech fund EQUI Global, which aims to help identify emerging tech entrepreneurs and provide them with mentorship and guidance.

While Wozniak did not specifically address his new role, he highlighted the benefits of Ethereum as a blockchain platform during the conversation. He also used the opportunity to express a positive outlook for blockchain technology and clarify his previous statements on Bitcoin. However, before he got into Blockchain, Wozniak told the audience not to believe everything you see on the silver screen:

In true engineer spirit, Wozniak prefers science above all:

Even though he left Apple long ago, Wozniak is still supporting the company and its products:

Wozniak then turned his attention to blockchain and almost sounded like a Bitcoin maximalist by suggesting that other blockchains weren’t as “pure” as Bitcoin and had potential security issues:


Wozniak is involved with companies that are using tokens (or are planning to):

Wozniak does not think that Blockchain for the sake of Blockchain will work. Applications still need performance:

Finally, he clarified a misquote about Bitcoin:

You can catch our recap of the Women of Crypto Track, the rest of the Day 1 recap or the Day 2 recap with Tim Draper.

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