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This German Blockchain Guru Predicts Bitcoin to rise to $160,000 by 2023

This is an interview with Christopher Obereder, 27-year-old serial entrepreneur, blockchain startup advisor and Forbes 30 Under 30 member.

Christopher Obereder is a serial entrepreneur with a Midas touch. He programmed his first website at the age of 13 and started his first company less than three years later. Now, just 27 years old, the Munich-born tech prodigy is already something of a household name among celebs and founders in Silicon Valley. He joined the blockchain space in 2017 and has become one of the key figures in Europe.

Hey, Christopher. It’s been a pleasure chatting with you on LinkedIn, and after you left me curious for more, I figured an interview for Altcoin Magazine would be a great fit.

Can you tell us about yourself, your core values, and what gets you most excited lately?

Yes, sure. One of my core values is: Only do what you actually enjoy and follow your passion. That is what I have done and for the last 10 years, I have been in the marketing field. I started when I was 14 making Facebook fan pages for fun, which grew to over 10 million fans over the coming years. Eventually, I realized that I could actually do this as a full-time job, which was an absolute dream of mine. Tech and marketing excite me and every day I feel like I am just doing my hobby, it just doesn’t feel like work to me. I also believe that this helps me thrive because I love my work and I don’t count the hours that I put into it.

So your journey started in the gaming field and your games had millions of users, right?

Yes, that is correct. I worked in the gaming scene for a long time and I actually still am in the gaming scene. My most recent startup is called “Clutch” and we are a social network for gaming highlights. The platform is rising extremely fast and I am so excited about it. Before that, I did the marketing for various viral games that got featured all over the world in over 200 countries by Apple. We also became “Indie developer of the year” by Apple for two years and I sold one of my gaming startups to Genera Games.

What do you think led you to get the 30 Under 30 title, and since then, what has it brought you in terms of network, opportunities, etc?

My move to Silicon Valley enabled me to take my startups to the next level and this helped me to get on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. The effect of this title is massive because it generates a lot of trust and the Forbes network is immense as well.

Then in 2018, you were CMO of Tellonym, one of the fastest growing apps of 2018. What did you learn from this journey?

Tellonym was an absolute success, we grew to millions of active users within months and the growth has not slowed down. Tellonym taught me that if you have a product that works really well for a specific audience, then there is almost no limit to growth.

When did you get into the blockchain field and what were your main projects?

I started in the blockchain scene in 2017 and I have been part of it ever since. I did the marketing for various large ICOs and became the CMO of Coin Stats, one of the largest apps in the field.

Are you a Bitcoin believer?

I am a big fan of Bitcoin and also a few other altcoins. I hold them not only to make capital gains but also to have an alternative currency to the Euro/USD. This also helps me to not focus on the price as I hold these currencies to be more independent. Cryptocurrencies are the currency of the world and their main strength is independence.

So where do you expect Bitcoin to be in terms of price over the next few years?

Before I give my answer, let me just clarify that this is not investment advice and just my personal opinion. I have over 50% of my total assets in cryptocurrencies. I started investing a lot last December and I am still buying constantly. I hold all my cryptocurrencies through custody services, which started arising last year. My price prediction is that Bitcoin will break $20,000 at the end of 2020 and will then break $160,000 in 2021. I know it seems crazy, but I actually believe this is what will happen. I am buying cryptocurrencies every month.

What are your hobbies, Christopher?

I love sports and try to do something sporty every day. I also love anything that is adventurous, spontaneous and fun. You only live once, so I want to try everything and enjoy life to the fullest.

Thank you so much for your time. I wish you all the best.

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