Bitcoin in Use: The Arnhem Conference to Celebrate Bitcoin Retail Payments

Bitcoin in Use: The Arnhem Conference to Celebrate Bitcoin Retail Payments

Over the past years, the Dutch town of Arnhem consistently made headlines for its exceptional Bitcoin project: Arnhem Bitcoincity. Launched in 2014, the initiative started with 15 bars and restaurants accepting bitcoin and has since grown to include more than 100 brick-and-mortar bars, restaurants, stores and more. With some 150,000 inhabitants, Arnhem might even be the most Bitcoin-dense municipality in the world, and can perhaps be considered a testing ground for Bitcoin-use for retail payments. To celebrate the project's two-year anniversary, its local initiators – Annet de Boer,....


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