Roger Ver is an early investor in Bitcoin and its related startups. He is a prominent advocate for Bitcoin and has been a vocal supporter of its potential to disrupt traditional financial systems.
Ver was born in San Jose, California, in 1979. He started his career in business as an early entrepreneur in the tech industry. He eventually became interested in Bitcoin and began investing in the cryptocurrency in early 2011. He quickly became one of the most vocal advocates for Bitcoin and its potential to change the world.
In 2011, Ver founded MemoryDealers.com, a company that accepts Bitcoin as a form of payment, and he also started investing in other Bitcoin-related startups, such as BitPay, Blockchain.info, and Kraken. He is known as the “Bitcoin Jesus” for his early and vocal support of the cryptocurrency.
Ver is also a strong advocate of Bitcoin Cash (BCH), a fork of Bitcoin that aims to increase the block size limit of the Bitcoin blockchain in order to make it more practical for everyday use. He has been a vocal proponent of BCH and has invested in several BCH-related projects.
Ver is estimated to have a net worth of over $500 million, mostly from his investments in Bitcoin and related startups. He currently resides in Japan and continues to be an active supporter and investor in the cryptocurrency space