Emerging Markets Last month news.Bitcoin.com reported on the grand opening of the Panama Blockchain Embassy, located at the Balboa Boutiques strip mall in Panama City. This week Jorge Farias, the founder of the digital assets provider, Cryptobuyer, has announced the company is persuading the entire strip mall’s merchants to accept bitcoin and so far the startup has been very successful.
Three months after Recruit Lifestyle partnered with Japanese bitcoin exchange Coincheck to enable over 260,000 retail stores to accept bitcoin, the company has finally announced on Monday that its point-of-sale app is now bitcoin-ready. Immediately, a chain of 334 eyeglasses stores using the app announced that it will accept the cryptocurrency starting July 10. Also read: Bitcoin to Be Accepted at
Over the past year, the use of cryptocurrencies in Thailand has been growing significantly as there have been many reports of citizens catching the “bitcoin bug.” Also read: India’s Finance Minister Holds Private Meeting On Bitcoin Regulation Thailand’s Queen Sirikit Convention Center Fills With Cryptocurrency Mining Enthusiasts The Commart expo girls promoting GPUs. On June 22 a large group of people
Japan’s leading bitcoin exchanges, Bitflyer and Coincheck, will start offering insurance for merchants to cover failed transactions involving bitcoin. Also read: Bitpoint Adds Bitcoin and Ether Payments to Platform with Unionpay, Wechat Pay and Alipay Insurance for Bitcoin-Accepting Merchants Two of Japan’s leading bitcoin exchanges, Bitflyer and Coincheck, are partnering with large Japanese insurance companies to offer merchants insurance to protect
According to the regional news outlet, Uznay Vse, a Russian Burger King located in Moscow has begun testing bitcoin payments for food and drink purchases. The option to use the decentralized currency at Burger King Russia locations is expected to be rolled out across a few more restaurants in the country by the end of the summer. Also Read: How ‘Bitcoin
This week Bitcoin.com spoke with Justin Nahin, the founder of Indospace, a payment platform startup connecting cannabis dispensaries with bitcoin. Also read: Bitcoin Price Skyrockets — Touches $2860 Across Global Exchanges Indospace.io is the first online payment solution that incorporates a dispensary’s updated menu with a bitcoin checkout. The company is a white label bitcoin payment platform that serves marijuana dispensaries and their
This week the Denmark-based payment processor Coinify announced 3,000 merchants will be able to accept bitcoin through its partnership with the UK Point-of-Sale (POS) startup Countr. This summer Countr’s tablet based POS software will be integrated with Coinify’s digital currency platform allowing customers from 115 countries to pay with cryptocurrency. Also read: How Bitcoin is like a Psychedelic Drug Bitcoin
Since Japan started recognizing bitcoin as a method of payment, more Japanese are using the digital currency than expected. Bitcoin.com discussed this trend with Yuzo Kano, CEO of Bitflyer, the largest bitcoin exchange in Japan by volume. Also read: Media Frenzy in Japan as Bic Camera Starts Accepting Bitcoin Bitcoin Gaining Acceptance in Japan On April 1, Japan started recognizing bitcoin