Dara Khosroshahi, CEO of Uber, believes that if accepting bitcoin and other digital currencies is in the company’s interest and the need arises, it will accept these currencies as a method of payment.
to the Report In an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Khosrowshahi said that despite its support for digital currencies as a payment method, Uber has no plans to invest part of its treasury capital in Bitcoin. He said about this:
This was a conversation that was immediately rejected. We decide to keep our liquidity safe. Our business is not speculation.
Uber has been a member of the Libra Association since October 2019. The association recently announced that it would change its name from Libra to Diem.