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Kim Dotcom advised his followers to invest in either Bitcoin or gold, claiming that values will rise once Greece prompts the global market to crash again.
Bitcoin service provider and exchange Cubits has partnered with Greek bitcoin exchange BTCGreece to install 1,000 bitcoin ATMs and help small and medium sized businesses move money.
The Finance Minister of Greece’s new radical left-wing government, while at the center of anti-austerity financial policy, is in no way optimistic about Bitcoin, it has emerged.
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis spills the beans on what really happened behind closed doors, and how Greece was never supposed to get above water again.
The never ending tragedy known as the Eurozone is flirting with disaster and the unknown consequences of what would happen if Greece is ejected by brute force or leaves by sheer will from the EU.
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Nick Szabo has published new research in a blog post exploring how bitcoin may help Greece avoid an ultimate financial meltdown.
Greece has become the first developed country to fall into arrears with the IMF as it missed its 1.6 million euro payment due Tuesday night.
Bitcoin prices are on the move upward. Bitcoin volume trading is on the move upward. Greece is on the move downward to a total collapse. Coincidence? I think not.
CoinTelegraph spoke with Thanos Marinos, the founder of Greece’s only Bitcoin exchange, about the current debt crisis and Bitcoin’s surge in popularity in Greece and across the EU.
The overnight implementation of capital controls in Greece, as the government looks set to default on its IMF loan repayment, has led citizens to explore other methods for moving their savings out of the country.
Geopay, a new crypto-business bringing a “universal commerce platform” to the financial tech world, is planning to help Greeks with their sovereign debt crisis.
Greece debt crisis appears to have been averted, or at the least delayed. A €50 billion bailout package has been offered, if the Greek parliament agrees to implement extensive reforms that have been demanded by the eurozone.
The India-based Trestor Foundation — maintainer of the Trestor digital currency — has offered all “credit-worthy” Grecians a loan for 2,000 euros’ worth of trests.
In a possible redux of the handling of the Cyprus economic crisis from 2013, Greek banks are setting new contingency plans for a possible “bail-in” to avoid collapse.
As Greece approaches the referendum on Sunday July 5, there is complete uncertainty as to whether “yes” or “no’ will be voted for and what the ramifications of such a vote will mean.
Political instability in Greece could elect an anti-austerity party in the coming weeks, looking for new financial solutions, perhaps Bitcoin. With a weakened economy and risk of exit from the euro-zone, the Greek party needs new economic policy to solve the country's deficit.
The number of Bitcoin transactions surged to a new record high Tuesday, dwarfing previous peak activity including that seen during the Mt. Gox implosion in December 2013.
Bitchain, a Spanish bitcoin ATM, NFC and Card solutions provider and cryptocurrency counseling company, announced on July 11 that they launched Greece’s first two-way Bitcoin ATM at The Cube Athens, a Greek coworking space.
The mayor of the Greek island of Angistri has agreed to a trial of the digital currency Nautiluscoin as a way to attract tourists.
Drachmae Connect, a tourism business network, is using NXT technology in attempt to help ease liquidity problems and business-to-business trade in the Island of Agistri.
Hundreds of thousands of Greeks have lost their hard-earned savings to government seizure this year, exponentially more than in previous years. Time to get some Bitcoin!
With all eyes of the financial world on Bitcoin and Blockchain this year, what should be the legal framework of the new technology entering the official fintech zone?
Match & Teach Me, a humanitarian educational project, tackles the Greek refugee crisis through an innovative combination or psychometric matching of learning styles and blockchain technology.
The Greek Bitcoin community gathered in Athens for a conference to discuss new opportunities that the virtual currency opens up, including helping deal with capital controls in the country.
There are few restaurants in the world that accept Bitcoin and follow the regulations in a proper way.
On February the 12th, anyone who is interested in bitcoin and its technology will have the chance to meet with fellow bitcoin enthusiasts in the Technopolis in the city of Athens.
Yanis Varoufakis has confirmed that he masterminded a “parallel” currency system, which could be switched from euro to drachma “at the flick of a switch.”
On July 15, the birthplace of democracy descended into Molotov cocktails, teargas and violent thugs riding motorcycles and swinging billy clubs on behalf of Greek law enforcement.
Bitcoin promptly lost over 10% of its value in minutes Monday morning as news of a Greek bailout deal surfaced
Bitcoin expert Andreas Antonopoulos compared the disruptive potential of the cryptocurrency to the Punk Rock movement of the 70’s and addressed the problems in Greece at the Wired Money 2015 Conference
The luxury marketplace that accepts Bitcoin, BitPremier, is listing a Greek Villa for sale. The home is priced at almost 5,000 bitcoins, or €1,200,000.
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