Perhaps the best response, however, came from Ethereum Co-Founder himself, Vitalik Buterin, who invited Musk to an upcoming conference, Devcon:
Elon Knows Crypto
Elon Musk is more in tune with the nuances of crypto than he might let on, as evidenced by his response to Buterin, which was to “stop giving away free ETH.” Buterin’s Twitter account handle is “Vitalik Non-giver of Ether” to thwart any would-be imposters from attempting to contaminate his feed.
The second-biggest cryptocurrency was trading in the red today.
It’s not the first time Musk has caused a frenzy on crypto Twitter.
Meanwhile, by inspiring a reversal in Ethereum’s price, if only for a little while, Musk has proven both how beloved and how influential he is among crypto enthusiasts. If he were to decide to launch a Tesla coin or SpaceX coin, demand would likely be through the roof. For someone who has been shunned by much of Wall Street, the warm welcome from crypto must be a welcome sight.