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Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market

Alexandre Stachtchenko is co-founder of Blockchain Partner and president of an association created by the merger of two French blockchain startups: Blockchain France and Blockchain Lab. Blockchain Partner is at the forefront of blockchain consultation in France. In this opinion piece, Stachtchenko provides an in…

Spanish Banks Form New Blockchain Consortium

A group of Spanish banks has formed the country’s first blockchain consortium. Wholesale bank Cecabank announced the effort today, partnering with professional services firm Grant Thornton. Who’s involved: In its announcement, Cecabank doesn’t say which other institutions are taking part,…

Polish Regulator Recognizes Bitcoin Businesses

Bitcoin regulation in Poland has taken a step forward with the news that the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) has recognized the trading and mining of virtual currencies as an official economic activity. As a result, companies active in the industry will now…

10,000+ EU ATMs to Cash Out Bitcoin

Wallet provider Holytransaction has a trade website and app that let you choose networks for either buying or selling bitcoin. The company has provided 11,500 ATMs for users to withdraw cash from located in Spain and Poland and over 15,000 locations for purchasing…