As stated by the publication of the Finance Magnates, citing the Chinese news portal Sina, one under the name “Yi Mei”, purchased 96 000 bitcoins worth about 1 billion US dollars.
William Dean — billionaire, CEO of the Chinese company NetEase, one of the main directions of its activity is development of technology of search engines and massive multiplayer online games. According to rumors, that William is hiding under the name “Yi Mei”. These assumptions are based on the screenshots of the correspondence of close friends William.
Mr. Dean still denies his involvement to the account as “Yi Mei”, and to buy bitcoins.
It is known that Dean is a big fan of the blockchain technology. His company invested in the American project called ArcBlock, which claims to be “the world’s first bloccano for the establishment and development of decentralized applications”.
In any case, whoever was behind the purchase of such number of bitcoins, buying this is very significant. Especially given the recent market situation, which greatly influenced the prospects of not only Bitcoin but all crypto-currencies.
But if you had 1 billion dollars, would you invest it in Bitcoin?