- Anthony Scaramucci says he solely bought $400k again from a $10 million funding in FTX’s token.
- The SkyBridge Capital investor backed FTT after receiving $45 million in funding from FTX.
- However he instructed Bloomberg he stays bullish on cryptocurrencies and expects the Fed to halt interest-rate will increase.
Anthony Scaramucci says he solely bought $400,000 again on a $10 million funding in FTX’s key coin, however says that will not put him off crypto sooner or later.
Talking in an interview with Bloomberg, the investor mentioned he had put hundreds of thousands into Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTT token via his fund SkyBridge Capital, however was “burned” when the coin collapsed together with the FTX crypto change in November.
The coin misplaced 91% of its worth in a matter of days following allegations Bankman-Fried’s Alameda Analysis held a major quantity of the FTT token, falling from averages round $24 to lower than $1.
SkyBridge acquired $45 million of funding from Bankman-Fried after FTX purchased a 30% stake within the firm, of which Scaramucci invested $10 million in FTT, earlier than ultimately promoting it at a lack of $9.6 million.
Scaramucci is just one of a number of well-known faces who bought burned backing FTX, with different celebrities dealing with losses together with NFL star Tom Brady, his ex-wife Gisele Bundchen, and “Shark Tank” investor Kevin O’Leary.
Nonetheless, Donald Trump’s former Director of Communications on the White Home mentioned he remained bullish on cryptocurrency, and anticipated that to develop because the Fed probably eases up on its tightening marketing campaign.
“I do not draw back from it,” Scaramucci mentioned. “I feel it is essential for individuals who consider in capitalism and essential for those who are threat takers to know what occurred. I am not going to be the individual that takes no extra threat sooner or later as a result of I bought burned by Sam.”
The FTT coin has seen steep features this month from a low base alongside different “Sam Cash” backed by the FTX founder, as hopes develop that the FTX platform may be revived by directors and amid a return of wider optimism to the market.