• No $4.6 million lunch, but at least Justin Sun has PewDiePie
    Alt coins,  People,  Politics

    Another smackdown for Tron’s Justin Sun

    Chinese social media site Weibo shut the hyper-marketing cryptocurrency mogul’s account, as well as one run by the CMO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance

    Tron CEO Justin Sun’s exuberant marketing skills may have come back to bite him again. And Tron (TRX) coin holders are along for the ride. Sun's Weibo account was shut down on Dec. 12, according to Dovey Wan, a founding partner at venture capital firm Primitive Ventures.

  • Huobi, Binance Steemed at Justin Sun Hive Takeover
    Alt coins,  Asia & Australia

    Justin Sun-Warren Buffett $4.6 million lunch delay mystery deepens

    Calling into question Sun’s story of kidney stones, the Tron founder posted an abject apology on Weibo for over-marketing the meal

    On Thursday, Sun wrote an abject, public apology on his Chinese Weibo account for “over-marketing” his high-profile lunch with Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett. Two months ago, Sun spent $4.6 million in a charity auction to win the lunch with the legendary investor, and has been hyping it by inviting his seven allotted guests one at a time via Twitter.