From hit TV shows to viral ads, the bitcoin revolution is inspiring the creative minds who shape modern pop culture.
Two recent examples come from HBO’s Silicon Valley and the Oscar Mayer meat company which created its own “bacon-backed cryptocurrency”.
Iran has been developing its own cryptocurrency, a project which has yielded an experimental local crypto, despite the country’s central bank banning banks from dealing with cryptocurrencies.
Iran’s Information and Communications Technology Minister has shed light on the project, commented on its alleged use to evade sanctions, and clarified the central bank’s action.
Goldman Sachs-backed fintech startup, Circle has announced that it will be adding Zcash to its Circle Invest platform.
Japanese financial services giant SBI Group is reportedly planning a summer launch of ‘SBI Virtual Currencies’, its cryptocurrency exchange, this year.
For many years, TransferWise, the fintech company that allows users to send bank payments with extremely cheap fees and shorter verification periods was the most dominant fintech business in Europe. In April, Revolut reached a $1.7 billion valuation after integrating cryptocurrency, surpassing Transferwise.