Bitcoin has allowed a different kind of investor to build wealth, says crypto strategist

Longtime crypto bull Meltem Demirors said Tuesday that bitcoin's ascent has built wealth for a different kind of investor.The comments on CNBC's "Squawk Box" came one day before a major milestone for the crypto world is scheduled to take place: Coinbase's Nasdaq debut."Here's what's great about it for me: Bitcoin has created a lot of wealth for people who weren't part of the traditional financial system, weren't money managers," said Demirors, the chief strategy officer at CoinShares, a digital asset investment firm.She said she got into bitcoin when it was around $150 per coin. On Tuesday, it hit yet another record high, trading above $63,000 as investors awaited Coinbase's direct listing.The digital currency exchange's public debut Wednesday "is going to mint hundreds, if not thousands, of multimillionaires and billionaires who all love crypto and are probably going to take some of their listing proceeds and continue to invest in the…

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