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Steemit goes to Amsterdam for a three-day SteemFest conference. It may usher in other decentralised platforms to introduce true competition as an engine for improvement in the social media market.
Blockchain Conference Amsterdam is a blockchain event taking place in Amsterdam on June 9th 2016, organised by Fintech Worldwide Ltd, who have run similar conferences all over the globe.
Entrepreneurs and enthusiasts from the US and Europe gather in Amsterdam to explore the future of decentralization, Bitcoin, the Blockchain, disruptive technology, and the future of work.
The number of Bitcoin merchants has risen, the value of Bitcoin startups has increased and most importantly, awareness of Bitcoin has increased in countries with poor banking or financial systems.
Bitcoin Embassy Amsterdam "forks" into two versions
Bad news for the Dutch Bitcoin scene: a thief stole two of Amsterdam's Bitcoin-ATMs (BTMs). As of yet, the offenders have not been caught.
While in Amsterdam during my vacation in Holland, I did not miss the opportunity to visit almost every local Bitcoin-friendly business participating in the Bitstraat program in the city.
The Bitcoin Embassy in Amsterdam opened its doors just last month on December 12, 2014, and it is already hosting regular events for such companies as OpenBazaar and BitPay, as well as organizing social get-togethers several times a week.
Several countries have tried to become the “Bitcoin Capital of the World” during the last year, and the competition only seems to be growing. The Isle of Man made the attempt, UK banks pulled the rug out from under their feet, and Australia is certainly one of the world’s leading Bitcoin countries.
CoinTelegraph continues in-depth coverage from Bitcoin2014 Amsterdam.
The beautiful city of Amsterdam now has a new attraction in addition to its canals, bicycle paths, red-light district, and coffee-shops: a Bitcoin ATM.
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