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Greek Taverna Accepts Bitcoin for Payment

The taverna Angelos in the Haidari neighborhood of Athens is the first Greek restaurant that accepts bitcoin for payment. In fact, now that capital controls are imposed, the owner offers a 20 percent discount to customers who choose to...

First Bitcoin ATM in Greece Promises Limitless Transactions Amidst Capital Controls

The first 2-way bitcoin ATM was inaugurated in downtown Athens on Saturday at The Cube, a coworking space that houses several innovative startups. And many find that through this very ATM they can overcome Greece's capital controls. The 2-way (bitcoin...

The First 2-Way Bitcoin ATM Installed in Greece

The first 2-way bitcoin ATM in Greece will be inaugurated in downtown Athens on Saturday at The Cube. The Cube coworking space, or the Athens Startup Ecosystem as it is entitled, is a building housing several startups, providing space, computers, internet,...

Greeks Protect Their Money by Converting Them to Bitcoin

  The capital controls the Greek government has imposed have one loophole. Greeks can in fact withdraw their money if they are willing to convert their euros into bitcoin. The online currency has already become a popular option for Greeks over the last few months....

Yanis Varoufakis: "Greece Will Adopt the Bitcoin If Eurogroup Doesn't Give Us a Deal"

While Greece's lenders are pushing the Greek government to accept their terms in order to allocate funds so the country will not go bankrupt, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis seems to have another ace up his sleeve. The second top thinker in the...

Bitcoin Digital Currency Comes to Greece

Bitcoins are now available in Greece.  The first Greek Bitcoin trader, the first platform exclusively for Greeks, is now open. The platform is named btcgreece.com and it is a place where one can buy, sell or even transfer Bitcoins to other...

Cyprus Hunts Missing Bitcoin Brit After Staff Speak Out

Former staff at Nicosia-based bitcoin company Neo & Bee apparently took to the internet Friday to speak out against their British ex-boss, Danny Brewster, who is wanted by Cyprus police on suspicion of fraud after leaving the island owing depositors. Via social networking...