Bitcoin Revolution London Style
Bitcoin revolution is taking the world by storm and London is fast emerging to be the hotspot for everything related to Bitcoin. This January, London successfully hosted the Bitcoin Expo and will host a new series of workshops for developers, popular as DevCore London, in April. DevCore London will feature prominent speakers such as Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen, Blockchain’s CEO Peter Smith and Lead Developer Matt Tuzzolo.
The UK government is also making substantial efforts in order to ensure that the residents have access to the latest technological advancements while making payments. Ed Vaizey, UK’s minister for Digital Economy has repeatedly assured the Bitcoin community that the government is keeping an open mind about the digital currencies and has been reviewing them in order to tap the full potential of the e-payment revolution, including ‘making them faster, quicker and safer.’ The UK government has formed a special body for the Fintech sector, called Innovate Finance. The Chancellor of Britain, George Osborne, minces no words when embracing the Bitcoin technology,
This post was published at NewsBTC on Mar 5, 2015.