Kraken cryptocurrency exchange paid salaries in Bitcoins to 250 employees. This is more than 25% of their employees.
Salary in Bitcoins
After market analyst Peter Schiff announced that "people will not work for salaries paid in bitcoins," the Kraken shared its tweet details about their experiences.
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In the discussion, Saifedean Ammous vs Peter Schiff at Sound Banking, Gold & Bitcoin, Schiff said: "Bitcoin should work, it’s a certainty that someone will want it in the future. I do not believe that the issuance of cryptocurrency salaries will benefit."
Kraken exchange defends the idea of issuing salaries to employees in Bitcoins. Kraken tweeted to counter Schiff's argument that no wages would ever be paid in Bitcoins.
The exchange reported that: "we respect the desire for "reliable money", but Peter Schiff is mistaken In April, Kraken paid 250 salaries in Bitcoin and more employees are opting for crypto every month." And added: "By the way, the employee who took 100% Bitcoin in 2012 retired in 2013."
Editor: Yuliya Soroka