Tag Archive: Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam FinTech, News, Technology

    Amsterdam Conscripts Homeless in the War on Cash

    Amsterdam has introduced the “Contactless Payment Jackets” for beggars, an electronic payment system that allows people to donate to the homeless. Amsterdam Fully Embracing Digital Payments Although the recent demonetization policies are mostly felt in developing countries where the economy is predominantly cash-based, developed countries are actually spearheading the movement. Most recently, the Netherlands have joined the ranks of developed countries like Sweden and Denmark in the war on cash. As a consequence of a society that relies heavily on

    · December 29, 2016 · 3:00 pm
  • d10e Bitcoin, Bitcoin Community, Bitcoin Conference, Bitcoin Technology, Blockchain Technology, Companies, News, News teaser, Trending

    d10e: Industry Leaders Gather in Amsterdam for Big Event

    The first d10e event of 2016 will take place at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, Feb. 17-18, marking the company’s debut in Europe. Disclaimer: This is a press release. Bitcoinist is not responsible for this organization’s products and/or services D10e is an international event experience that will focus on celebrating decentralization in the financial technology sector, disruptive technology and culture, the sharing economy, and the future of work. It will feature presentations and live audience Q/As,

    · February 14, 2016 · 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Two Bitcoin ATMs Stolen In Amsterdam

    Regular, cash dispensing ATMs have been a prime target for robberies since the technology was first born. But ATMs that dispense crypto-currency have had a more peaceful existence with no reported thefts. That is, until now. Late last month, two Bitcoin ATMs were stolen from two different businesses in Amsterdam. Martijn Wismeijer, founder of the first “bitcoin atm collective,” Mr.Bitcoin, installed one of the machines that was stolen. “About two weeks ago, at Warries Thai

    · February 19, 2015 · 8:00 am
  • Mrbitco.in Litecoin 2 Altcoins, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Technology, Companies, News

    ATM Collective Drops Litecoin After Claims of Low Interest

    MrBitco.in announced that they have officially sold the last Litecoin on their ATM network and do not plan to support it on their platform in the future. According to an announcement on Reddit from the Netherlands-based collective, the reason to pull Litecoin sales from MrBitco.in ATMs is due to low interest in the currency and a small market. Dwindling user interest in Litecoin caused us to decide to stop selling Litecoin through our ATM network,”

    · January 30, 2015 · 8:00 am