Bitcoin price can reach $40 000 due to the hype around the cryptocurrency and increasing the number of sites that allows you to trade it. This forecast was voiced by American billionaire and investor mark Lasry, writes CNBC.

He also stated that within three to five years, bitcoin investors are waiting for the capital increase by 5-10 times.

“Everyone will come to bitcoins. That’s why I like him”, — said the billionaire.

Mark Lasry management company Avenue Capital Group, whose assets are estimated at $9.6 billion In December, the billionaire has expressed a regret that did not buy bitcoin at $300.

We will note, on July 17, the price of bitcoin has crossed the psychological mark of $7000.

Earlier ForkLog wrote that the maker of Litecoin Charlie Lee advised the participants at the beginning of the crypto community to buy at least 1 BTC and then invest in altcoins.