United Colors of Benetton to Accept Crypto

Now clients can buy United Colors of Benetton clothes in Lithuania for Bitcoins, Ethers, Dash and Steem
30 March 2018   210

The Lithuanian division of United Colors of Benetton announced the beginning of acception of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a method of payment. In the future, the company believes, this option will be available in stores around the world, reports Trustnodes.

In addition to bitcoin, users can now pay with Ethereum, Dash, Nem and Steem in the stores of United Colors of Benetton in Vilnius. Processing support is provided by CopPa.

 In the future, payment by cryptocurrency will be available everywhere. We are pleased to announce that United Colors of Benetton in Vilnius are the first who will accept cryptocurrencies. We would like to support the idea of freedom and variety of different payment possibilities. Lithuania is already joining the world trend of money digitalization. Lithuanians actively contribute to the development of the crypto-infrastructure. Now you can pay with cryptocurrency in many restaurants, shops, boutiques, barbershops, computer services and fitness centers in Vilnius.
 

Arturas Zuokas

Co-owner,  Lithuanian franchise of United Colors of Benetton

Earlier this week, the Lithuanian processing unitary company Coingate signed an agreement with the e-commerce application Prestashop. The partnership will allow more than 80 thousand European shops to accept bitcoin and other crypto-currencies for payment.

Consensus 2018 summit to be held in New York City

4th annual blockchain technology summit - Consensus 2018, will take place in New York City on May 14-16
22 April 2018   32

CoinDesk has announced its 4th annual blockchain technology summit Consensus 2018 on May 14-16 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Along with the discussions on the blockchain technology, the event is going to feature a hackathon, PoW pitch competition and a scholarship award in a partnership with Zcash. Title sponsors of the event include bloq, Deloitte, Ledger, Octagon Strategy and SONM.

Consensus 2018 will feature 250+ speakers and 4,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy. Among the notable speakers there will be Blockstack co-founder Dr. Muneeb Ali, J.P.Morgan blockchain program lead Amber Baldet, eToro CEO and founder Yoni Assia, Hyperledger executive director Brian Behlendorf, ConsenSys founder Steve Cerveny, Athena Capital founder Meltem Demirors and many others.

The full 3-day agenda of the event can be found here.