CoinDesk On Location reporter Diana Aguilar talks to Dante Galeazzi, country manager for Athena Bitcoin in Argentina, about our efforts and experiences in the country so far.
What Bitcoin Did podcast host Peter McCormack interviews Athena Bitcoin founders Eric Graavengard and Gil Valentine about our company and issues concerning the Bitcoin ATM space in general.
Venezuela is in serious economic and political crisis, with millions of the country’s citizens fleeing to nearby countries due to widespread food shortages and crime. A major contributor to the problem is the gross mismanagement of the national currency, leading to hyperinflation of the Venezuelan Bolivar. Bitcoin and other cryptos are being used on the fringes to preserve wealth and provide an alternative means of trade.
This coin-neutral article by the Zcash company describes several options for crypto donation that can have a real, direct impact on Venezuelan lives. As always, do your own due diligence before contributing.
We all know bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have the potential for major price gains in the future, which attracts a lot of popular interest. However, that’s not the main reason many of us in this industry dedicate our lives to this experiment in decentralized trust. Read further for my list of reasons why we LOVE Bitcoin and crypto.
Satoshi Nakamoto’s world-changing experiment in the future of money turns 10 years old! See inside for images and commentary from around the English-speaking Bitcoin community.
A selection of the best articles written by the Edge team this year. Great for beginners or to increase your knowledge!
You can buy bitcoin through your local banks or even Western Union and MoneyGram! This post is a guide for doing so through BitQuick.co—also a part of the Athena Bitcoin family.
On this day in 2010 a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz sold bitcoin to Jeremy Sturdivant (jercos) on IRC in exchange for two pizzas delivered to his Jacksonville, Florida home. The exchange cost Laszlo 10,000 BTC at the time! One bitcoin back then was worth less than one cent each.
If you are looking for safer storage of your crypto assets, Ledger has released a limited edition Pizza Day Nano S hardware wallet. Also, in late February, Laszlo repeated this experiment using the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
Looking to buy pizza with crypto? Coinmap.org may be your best bet to find a local restaurant. Otherwise, you can buy major chain gift cards on eGifter or Gyft. Finally, be generous to your servers with crypto anytime using BCTip.org or CryptoTip.org.
Athena Bitcoin operates our online partner site BitQuick.co: A trusted place to buy and sell your bitcoin! Now open to New Hampshire residents and almost all of the United States.
May 22nd is Bitcoin Pizza Day! Find out what that means and how you can buy pizza with bitcoin.
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