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Ferrari’s Bitcoin acceptance is major market win, says CoinFlip CEO

Ferrari’s Market Win with Crypto Payments

Ferrari’s decision to accept cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) from U.S. customers has been a major success in 2023, according to CoinFlip CEO Ben Weiss. Ferrari has responded to the increasing demand for alternative payment solutions, and has integrated BitPay into their payment system. This allows customers in 10 U.S. locations, such as Washington and Las Vegas, to purchase Ferrari models like SF90 Stradale, Ferrari Purosangue, Daytona SP3 and more using crypto.

Weiss believes that Ferrari’s move to accept crypto payments is a significant step for the market. He believes that their reputation will help to increase adoption, cryptocurrency value and consumer confidence. Additionally, their decision could also encourage lawmakers to create clear regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrencies.

Furthermore, the move could also lead to increased investment in web 3.0 technologies, such as Tesla AI and social media, as well as the Metaverse, which is part of web 3.0. This could open up new opportunities for businesses to make money, as well as create new websites and apps that utilize web 3.0.

Tesla AI, Social Media, and Web 3.0

Weiss believes that Ferrari’s move to accept Bitcoin as payment will eventually compel other global companies to do the same. The representative of the firm told Cointelegraph that the decision to adopt cryptocurrency payment was part of their environmental, social and corporate governance objectives, and that they were aiming to become carbon neutral by 2030.

The analysis of data regarding the environmental impact of cryptocurrencies was a key factor in their decision. Industry analysts report that the share of Bitcoin mining energy from renewable sources exceeded 50% in mid-September 2023.

However, Tesla, owned by Elon Musk, has still not adopted the BTC payment option even after halting it in 2021 due to carbon concerns.

Tesla and Web 3.0

“Tesla still accepts Dogecoin, and Elon continues to be a proponent of crypto,” said CoinFlip CEO Weiss, noting that the Tesla founder could also drive crypto adoption by introducing it to the social media platform X (formerly Twitter). He said:

In a publicly available document titled “What You Need To Know If You Use Bitcoin,” Tesla listed several facts about the cryptocurrency, including that Bitcoin payments are irreversible. “That’s just the way the Bitcoin network works — no do-overs. So please make sure you enter the correct Bitcoin price in the amount field and the correct Bitcoin address in the recipient field,” the document reads.

As Elon Musk continues to be a proponent of AI and Web 3.0, it’s worth exploring the potential of the Metaverse and how it could be part of the Web 3.0 revolution. How does Web 3.0 work, and how can we make money from it? What impact will it have on businesses, and how can we invest in Web 3.0? All these questions need to be answered in order to understand the full potential of Web 3.0.

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