Remember Bitpay’s 160 million valuation in its $30m funding round that Branson was on?

He has a statement on it


In a statement this morning, Branson said the following about his Bitpay stake, the amount of which was not disclosed:

Banking as we know it is in the midst of enormous change and innovation. We have jumped in by investing in alternative payment models and also by accepting bitcoin for tickets on Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline.

Bitpay has proven itself to process bitcoin safely and reliably, growing the market and increasing adoption, which continues to build trust, legitimacy and momentum in this exciting currency revolution.