Justin Solar’s hotly-anticipated lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been postponed, the Tron Basis introduced Monday.
Solar has fallen in poor health with kidney stones, the muse stated on Twitter. The events have “agreed to reschedule at a later date.”
The lunch, scheduled for July 25, was the prize for profitable a charity public sale. Solar bid $4.6 million earlier this yr and seemingly supposed to introduce the notoriously crypto-skeptical Buffett to a variety of influential figures within the area.
As of Monday, Solar had lined up Circle’s Jeremy Allaire, Huobi’s Chris Lee, eToro’s Yoni Assia and litecoin creator Charlie Lee to affix him.
The precise topics to be mentioned through the steak meal weren’t disclosed; nevertheless, Buffett has famously known as bitcoin “rat poison squared,” and made a variety of different unflattering remarks about cryptocurrencies.
Solar, himself a controversial determine, is the creator of the Tron cryptocurrency and head of its namesake basis. He satisfied Buffett to maneuver the charity lunch from its conventional New York location to Silicon Valley.
Justin Solar at Consensus 2019 picture through CoinDesk archives.