Justin Sun seeks Andrew Yangs attention with another cryptocurrency UBI pitch – The Next Web

Posted: October 2, 2019 at 8:46 am

Justin Sun, the founder of blockchain platform TRON, and current CEO of BitTorrent, is appearing a little desperate for the attention of US Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang.

Sun reinforced his desire to work with Yang to make Universal Basic Income (UBI) a reality during a livestream on Tuesday, just after promising to reschedule his $4.6 million charity lunch with Warren Buffet very soon.

Yangs plans to establish a UBI wererevealed on September 12, when he announced plans to give away $120,000 through the course of the next year as part of a pilot program for this key policy plan.

One day after Yangs announcement, Sun seized on the opportunity to latch onto Yangs popularity by signalling his desire to work with the presidential candidate to help him fulfil his pledge.

The entrepreneur is seemingly looking to position himself as a cryptocurrency luminaire on a mission: becoming the link between the world of digital currencies and institutional investors, but really, its seems to be pure marketing based on latching onto UBI hype.

Suns relentless self-promotion has surely helped him grow his own profile far beyond the digital currency space (for better or worse), but its fast becoming tiring for the rest of us.

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Published September 26, 2019 10:12 UTC

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