BCB060_WHIT GIBBS: Weathering BTC Bear Markets & The Decentralization of Mining
This week Josh & Dan speak with Whit Gibbs, founder and CEO of Compass Mining, about Bitcoin bear markets as well as all things BTC mining.
This episode covers topics including:
Weathering the current bear market
Diversifying your BTC holdings with mining exposure
ROI on Bitcoin mining, including home mining
The state of ASIC manufacturing
Jumping over fires while drunk and eating cheese
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ABOUT WHIT GIBBS AND COMPASS MINING
Whit Gibbs is the co-founder and CEO of Compass Mining. Compass is truly fascinating and innovative company, and one of their main focuses is on enabling everyday investors to harness the benefits of industrial scale Bitcoin mining. In so doing, they look to help bolster and decentralize the mining landscape.