Elon Musk Still A Bitcoin ‘Supporter’: ‘I Own Bitcoin, Tesla Owns Bitcoin, SpaceX Owns Bitcoin’

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Elon Musk Still A Bitcoin ‘Supporter’: ‘I Own Bitcoin, Tesla Owns Bitcoin, SpaceX Owns Bitcoin’

This is a BETA experience. You may opt-out by Share to Linkedin Despite his recent criticisms of the cryptocurrency, Tesla billionaire Elon Musk on Wednesday emphasized he is still a "supporter" of Bitcoin, and confirmed that he and both his companies"”SpaceX and Tesla"”own some, though reiterated his environmental concerns about the currency. Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, speaks during the Satellite 2020 at the Washington Convention ... [+] CenterMarch 9, 2020, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images) The Tesla founder and CEO opened up about his personal holdings while speaking at the B Word conference, alongside Twitter CEO and fellow cryptocurrency advocate Jack Dorsey. Musk said he supports Bitcoin "in general," but reiterated concerns about the environmental impacts of mining the crypto. This is the first time Musk has publicly said SpaceX, his private space exploration company, owns the cryptocurrency, though there has long been speculation. Musk also said he personally owns Ethereum, sending the price of the Bitcoin rival over $2, 000, and Dogecoin, the meme cryptocurrency which the Tesla founder has taken a particular interest in in recent months. "We're not selling any Bitcoin," Musk said. "Nor am…